Create Game Lists on
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  Login Using Facebook

Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) Movie Information

Your Rating:
Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Buy Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) DVD from AmazonBuy Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971) DVD from Amazon
  Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:


Avg. Rating:


# of Ratings:



Sci-Fi, Drama





Theater Date:



Don Taylor


Roddy McDowall
Kim Hunter
Bradford Dillman
Natalie Trundy
Sal Mineo
M. Emmet Walsh





Plot Outline:

Cornelius, Zira and Milo travel back in time to escape the destruction of their world. Landing in 20th century Los Angeles, they're treated as curiosities and celebrities at first, but soon become hunted by a suspicious and fearful government intent on making them the subjects of an experiment that could alter the course of human and ape events.

Related Movie Lists

Top Movie List by Ben Every Science Fiction Film I've Ever Seen by Protozoid
movies of 1971 by skater4159 Top Films of 1971 by Neobowler
Planet of the Apes Movies Ranked by The WHB Top Movie List by Jamie
1970-1974 by Indie Fan Planet of the Apes by Protozoid
Watched in 2016 by tonks76 My DVD's: Sci-fi by Snoogans

Quick Movie Reviews

Yojimbo 11/16/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of

Let's face it, all of the sequels to Planet Of The Apes were rubbish but this one relocated to 70s America is not the worst. It has some charm; particularly during the courtroom sequence and when the apes get the "star" treatment on the talk show circuit, but it looks and feels like a cheap TV movie.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No

Snoogans 01/17/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of

Here the focus is on our two main chimps surviving in a modern human ruled world and there is much more attention to character and political issues. Moral questions are raised and the movie ends on an emotionally charged note. By far, my favorite of the sequels.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
movies of 2018 by skater4159
Watched the Special Features by Rod
Movies I Want To See by baba ghanoush
2018 by Karmand
Top Movie List by Ben
Best films of 1973 by Daniel
Zombie/Zombie-like Movies by Stoney McStonerson
Movies I've Watched by Chris Ghost




Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us


About us



Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use