An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.
Tagline: Somewhere in the Universe, there must be something better than man!
Cast: Army Archerd, Billy Curtis, Buck Kartalian, Buddy Douglas, Cass Martin, Charlton Heston, David Chow, Dianne Stanley, Eldon Burke, Felix Silla, Frank Delfino, Harry Monty, James Bacon, James Daly, James Whitmore, Jeff Burton, Jerry Maren, Joe Tornatore, Kim Hunter, Lars Hensen, Linda Harrison, Lou Wagner, Maurice Evans, Norman Burton, Paul Lambert, Robert Gunner, Roddy McDowall, Smokey Roberds, William Graeff Jr., Woodrow Parfrey, Wright King
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner, Robert Doudell, Rose Steinberg, William Kissell
Budget: $ 5.800.000,00
Revenue: $ 33.395.426,00