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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

PG  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  30 June 1972 (USA)
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In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

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Cornelius and Zira's son Caesar leads apes to revolution in this installment of the apes saga. Dogs and cats have been wiped out by a plague and now apes are household pets that are treated like slaves. Caesar has the intelligence to fight this oppression. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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The jumpsuits worn by the apes were leftover costumes from the 1964-68 Fox TV series Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964). The Ape Management men's insignia patches and computer and electronic cabinets, all came from the Irwin Allen series, The Time Tunnel (1966). The large set that comprised Ape Management Center (where apes are processed and trained to become docile servants) is a re-dressed set of Adm. Matthew's office and the Triton Control complex from City Beneath the Sea (1971). Governor Breck's Ape Auction throne was first used in Taylor's spaceship in Planet of the Apes (1968). The same style chair is also used by passengers on the space-plane in Land of the Giants (1968). The same chairs were used in the Earthforce Spaceships in the TV series Babylon 5 (1994). See more »

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In the almost 20 years since Escape from the Planet of the Apes, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans have evolved to a perfectly humanistic form, a feat that would take thousands of years, not just one generation. See more »

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Announcer: Ape Management... is in the hands of the apes.
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The "birth" of the planet of the apes.
10 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We may think that from what we see "Damn the continuity all to Hell and most truthfully."in the famous words of the zpota website Also & why not @ the same time that we see that both the apes Cornelius & Zira may've sped up the history of which they told happened centuries later via traveling through time it still doesn't make sense because it would be recalled later in time that Cornelius & Zira's son had caused the takeover? The zpota website also starts off as you'll see with the Quote "Monkeying around with the timeline."My family & I were in hysterics as the apes got to revolt against their master's due to Caeser's evil eye like when the ape turned the shoe polish brush from the shoe to the sock.Later on we see when the ape in the restaurant took the knifes away.Caeser finishes out the film with his speech in conclusion saying" for tonight you've seen the birth of the Planet of the apes."But the best is yet to come on the "Battle" sect of which is why as you'll see I couldn't even wait to get there first.Check out Planet of the apes #19 by Malibu Graphics with the follow-up to this of which was presented as a missing link to the original Movie. Including a follow-up from this movie of the TV commentator saying "....This Chimpanzee is believed to be the child of the two talking chimpanzees; Corneilius and Zira-who came to us from outer space 20 years ago." Thus proving they were trying to conceal the fact that through the same time warp that Taylor went into the future,Corneilus and Zira came from the future & despite the knowledge of their killer who had also got killed.

Truthfully, Stephen "Steve" G. Baer a.k.a. "Ste".


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