Escape from the Planet of the Apes :- Watch Escape from the Planet of the Apes on Youtube on Fire, After “Planet of the Apes” was completed, its star, Charlton Heston, argued strongly that there should not be a sequel. The original film was complete in itself, and any sequel would only dilute its impact and tarnish its reputation. In the event, a sequel was made and Heston was reluctantly persuaded to appear in it. He suggested, however, that it should end with the destruction of the Earth, a denouement that, he hoped, would put paid to any attempt to extend the series beyond two films. In one respect Heston was to be proved right. “Planet of the Apes” is a classic, one of the best science-fiction movies ever made and one that combines an exciting plot with philosophical depth. It is frequently said that sequels are generally inferior to the original films, but seldom is this is as true as in the case of “Beneath the Planet of the Apes”, a hopeless mess of a film. Neither its lack of artistic merit, however, nor its explosive ending dissuaded the filmmakers from making a third “Apes” film. An ingenious device was found to avoid the problems posed by planetary destruction; it is explained that shortly before the Earth was destroyed three of the apes found the wreckage of Taylor’s spacecraft, repaired it and used it to travel back in time to 1970s America. Although one of the apes is killed in an unfortunate incident shortly after arrival, the American public take to the two survivors, Cornelius and his wife Zira.
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Release: 21 May 1971 (USA)
IMDB Rating: 6.3/10
Director: Don Taylor
Stars: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman