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Battle for the Planet of the Apes (15-Jun-1973)

Director: J. Lee Thompson

Writers: John William Corrington; Joyce Hooper Corrington; Paul Dehn

Music: Leonard Rosenman

Producer: Arthur P. Jacobs

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Monkeys, Dystopian

Following the conquest and enslavement of most of the remaining humans on a devastated Earth, Caesar insists that not only must ape not kill ape, but apes and humans should be at peace. Others, notable Gen. Aldo, feel differently. Fifth and last of the original Planet of the Apes (1968) sequence, and also that with the lowest budget. It is also a complete hash of a film. A version with restored scenes improves the situation only somewhat.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Claude Akins
Actor
25-May-1926 27-Jan-1994 Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo
Lew Ayres
Actor
28-Dec-1908 30-Dec-1996 All Quiet on the Western Front
Severn Darden
Actor
9-Nov-1929 27-May-1995 Second City
Richard Eastham
Actor
22-Jun-1916 10-Jul-2005 Not with My Wife, You Don't!
John Huston
Film Director
5-Aug-1906 28-Aug-1987 The Maltese Falcon
John Landis
Film Director
3-Aug-1950   An American Werewolf in London
Roddy McDowall
Actor
17-Sep-1928 3-Oct-1998 Planet of the Apes
France Nuyen
Actor
31-Jul-1939   The Joy Luck Club
Paul Williams
Singer/Songwriter
19-Sep-1940   Just an Old Fashioned Love Song

CAST

Roddy McDowall   ...   Caesar
Claude Akins   ...   Aldo
Natalie Trundy   ...   Lisa
Severn Darden   ...   Kolp
Lew Ayres   ...   Mandemus
and
John Huston   ...   The Lawgiver
Co-Starring
Austin Stoker   ...   MacDonald
Noah Keen   ...   Teacher
Richard Eastham   ...   Mutant Captain
France Nuyen   ...   Alma
Paul Stevens   ...   Mendez
Heather Lowe   ...   Doctor
and Introducing
Paul Williams   ...   Virgil
with
Bobby Porter   ...   Cornelius
Michael Stearns   ...   Jake
Cal Wilson   ...   Soldier
Pat Cardi   ...   Young Chimp
John Landis   ...   Jake's Friend
Andy Knight   ...   Mutant on Motorcycle

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