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Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone so Brent and Nova try to follow and find him. He discovers a cult of humans that fear the Apes' latest military movements and finds himself in the middle. Tension mounts to a climactic battle between ape and man deep in the bowels of the planet. Sequel to "Planet of the Apes." Film 2 of the series of 5

    - Written by Tim Kretschmann <Tim.K@VirComm.com>
  • In an effort to find the missing astronaut Taylor, Brent goes on a rescue mission to the planet of the apes. Using the information he receives from the ape village that Taylor escaped from, Brent locates him in an underground fortress in the forbidden zone guarded by telepathic humans.

    - Written by Jason Hollingsworth <jmhollin@eos.ncsu.edu>
  • A second astronaut crashes through the time barrier searching for the missing Taylor. The daring rescue mission leads to a subterranean city where mutant humans, who practice mind control, worship a weapon capable of destroying the entire planet.

    - Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>
  • An astronaut, named Brent, is sent on a mission to find the missing astronaut crew from the first film, and he also lands on the planet of the apes where he stumbles upon an underground city where the last humans are in hiding from the dreaded ape army now out to exterminate mankind.

    - Written by Michael Zink

Synopsis

Following the events of previous 'Planet of the Apes' movie, time-displaced astronaut Taylor (Charlton Heston) and the mute human Nova (Linda Harrison) are riding on horseback through the desert of the Forbidden Zone...

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