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Still shot from the movie: Planet Of The Apes (1968).

Planet Of The Apes (1968)

When astronaut George Taylor (Charlton Heston) crash lands on an unfamiliar planet, he discovers a world where Apes rule and humans are treated like animals. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 08 Feb 1968
Video Release: 27 Mar 2006
MPAA Rating: G
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

The apes have a very poor opinion about man’s intelligence and behaviors. Are Taylor’s actions likely to improve their image of mankind? What kind of person would you choose as an ambassador of our species?

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