Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) Poster


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Followed by 

Planet of the Apes (1974) (TV Series)


Metropolis (1927)
close-up of someone's hand on a factory button, painstakingly recreated

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Servo: I think he's looking for James Franciscus and Charlton Heston.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "What, is he gonna worship the missile now?"
Live from Washington D.C.: They Shoot HBO Specials, Don't They? (1994) (TV Special)
referenced by Dennis
The Drew Carey Show: Drew and the Unstable Element (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom (as Dr. Zaius): "We will march into the Forbidden Zone!"
Flash Forward: Apeward Bound (1997) (TV Episode)
Tucker and Miles discuss all five "Planet of the Apes" movies on their way to a film festival.
Tex Murphy: Overseer (1998) (Video Game)
In the intro of the game, Tex refuses to get up from bed, telling Chelsee he looks like one of the mutants in "Beneath The Planet of The Apes".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Screaming Skull (1998) (TV Episode)
Servo: Now it's music from the mutants of Beneath the Planet of the Apes.
Futurama: Space Pilot 3000 (1999) (TV Episode)
As in "Beneath the Planet of the Apes," Fry and Bender take a tour of the ruins of New York City underground.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Reference to the wall of fire
The Big Bang Theory: The Pancake Batter Anomaly (2008) (TV Episode)
Leonard, Howard and Raj go to see it in a marathon.
Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)
The children of the atom worship an unexploded nuclear bomb, just as the underground mutants do in beneath.
HBO First Look: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned the franchise.
Argo (2012)
One of the mutant prosthetics is seen in John Chambers' trailer.
Rewind This! (2013)
It is referenced on the back cover of a video movie.
Toy Hunter: KISS n' Tell (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jordan.
Absence (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Veep: Omaha (2017) (TV Episode)
Dan compares Jonah to one of the atom bomb cultists.


Planet of the Apes (1968)
Footage from the last scene, used as intro scene

Featured in 

Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Zira flashes back to certain scenes.
TJ and the All Night Theatre: Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1979) (TV Episode)
Film featured on this episode.
Sledge Hammer!: The Spa Who Loved Me (1987) (TV Episode)
the footage of the mushroom cloud is taken from the film
Cinemacabre TV Trailers (1993) (Video)
TV spot
Nightmare Theatre's Late Night Chill-o-Rama Horror Show Vol. 1 (1996) (Video)
This film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Millennium: The Hand of Saint Sebastian (1997) (TV Episode)
watched on TV/poster seen
Behind the Planet of the Apes (1998) (TV Movie)
Troldspejlet: Episode #22.9 (1999) (TV Episode)
Video box-set release reviewed + footage used.
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) (TV Special)
Clips are shown.
Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet (2001) (TV Short)
Features clips from the film.
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1970 (2006) (TV Episode)
is co-featured with PotA in 1970 episode
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown

Spoofed in 

The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence (1975) (TV Movie)
Spoofed as "Return to Beneath the Planet of the Pigs"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Deadly Mantis (1997) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the host segment.
Futurama: I Second That Emotion (1999) (TV Episode)
The plot sees the characters going underground to the old abandoned city and encountering mutants just like in this film. To top that off, both this episode's mutants and the movie's mutants worship an unexploded nuclear bomb.
The New Guy (2002)
There is a burning statue scene after Dizzy is invited to the party by the cheerleaders
Batman: The Brave and the Bold: The Last Bat on Earth! (2009) (TV Episode)
Grodd: "The only good tiger is a dead tiger!"

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