Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Film, Science fiction
The fifth offshoot from Pierre Boulle's novel, last and worst of the 'Ape' series. It's hampered by a banal script which, bringing the story full circle by way of an uninteresting struggle between warlike gorillas, peaceful chimps and underground mutants, seems reluctant to use the potentials for astute comic strip philosophy that all the other films revelled in to a greater or lesser extent.

Release details

Duration: 86 mins

Cast and crew

Director: J Lee Thompson
Screenwriter: John William Corrington, Joyce H Corrington
Cast: Natalie Trundy
Roddy McDowall
Claude Akins
Severn Darden
Lew Ayres
Paul Williams
John Huston
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