Planet of the Apes - Planet of the Apes (2001) (2001)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Erick Avari Tival
Helena Bonham Carter Ari
Michael Clarke Duncan Attar
M. Emmet Walsh
Paul Giamatti Limbo
Kris Kristofferson Karubi
Tim Roth Thade
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Krull
Mark Wahlberg Leo Davidson
David Warner Sandar
Estella Warren Daena
Movie Details
Genre Action; Adventure; Sci-Fi
Director Tim Burton
Writer Pierre Boulle; William Broyles Jr.
Studio 20th Century Fox
Language English
Audience Rating PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Running Time 120 mins
Country USA
Color Color
IMDb Rating 5.6
This big budget "re-imagining" of the 1968 original departs somewhat from both that classic science fiction film and the source novel by author Pierre Boulle. Mark Wahlberg stars as Leo Davidson, an astronaut of the early 21st century whose unauthorized mission to rescue a chimp companion from a mysterious space storm goes awry when he and his ship are lost through a rip in the fabric of time. Leo crash-lands on a planet where intelligent, talking apes are the dominant species and humans a conquered slave class. Befriending both a chimpanzee activist named Ari (Helena Bonham Carter), who's sympathetic to humans, and a beautiful human rebel, Daena (Estella Warren), Leo quickly becomes a prominent figure of resistance to his fellow humans. This makes him an instant source of irritation for the militant and ambitious General Thade (Tim Roth) and his trusted adjutant, Attar (Michael Clarke Duncan), who intend to hunt Leo down and crush the burgeoning human uprising. War looms between ape and human as Leo and his band head for a sacred site deep in an off-limits desert, where secrets about the planet's ape and human ancestry wait to be revealed. Planet of the Apes is directed by Tim Burton and features the original film's star, Charlton Heston, in a cameo role as the dying father of Thade. — Karl Williams
Personal Details
Seen It Yes
Index 304
Collection Status In Collection
Links All Movie Guide
Amazon US
Atlantic DVD
Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
UPC 024543028963
Release Date 3/5/2002
Subtitles Englisch
Packaging Amaray schwarz
Audio Tracks Englisch: Dolby Digital 5.1
Englisch: DTS 5.1
Spanisch: Dolby Digital Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 2
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned DTS Surround Sound Widescreen Dolby