Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Title: Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Directed by: J. Lee Thompson
Written by: Paul Dehn; John William Corrington; Joyce Hooper Corrington
Produced by: Arthur P. Jacobs; Frank Capra, Jr.
Music by: Leonard Rosenman
Cinematography: Richard H. Kline
Edited by: John C. Horger; Alan Jaggs
Distributed by: APJAC International; Twentieth Century-Fox
Released: June 15th, 1973
Rating: G
Running time: 93 min.
Country: USA
Language: English
Budget: $1,800,000
Gross: $8,800,000
Previous: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Next: Planet of the Apes (2001)

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Actor Role
Roddy McDowall Caesar
Claude Akins General Aldo
Natalie Trundy Lisa
Severn Darden Governor Kolp
Lew Ayres Mandemus
John Huston The Lawgiver
Paul Williams Virgil
Austin Stoker Bruce MacDonald
Noah Keen Abe, Teacher
Richard Eastham Mutant Captain
France Nuyen Alma
Paul Stevens Mendez
Heather Lowe Tanya, Doctor
Bobby Porter Cornelius
Michael Stearns Jake
Cal Wilson Sergeant York
Pat Cardi Young chimp
John Landis Jake's friend
Andy Knight Mutant on motorcycle
James Bacon Gorilla soldier
Colleen Camp Julie, Lisa's servant
Paul Crist Girl in corral
Jimmy Gambina Orangutan
David Gerrold Chimpanzee
Dominique Green Female ape
Sam Maronie Mutant technician

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Based on concepts originally developed by French author Pierre Boulle.
  • Tagline: "The most suspenseful showdown ever filmed as two civilizations battle for the right to inherit what's left of the earth!".

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