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Time of the Apes (1987)

Three bumbling morons accidentally stumble into a cryogenic freezer and end up in the future, where monkeys populate the Earth.

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Cast overview:
Reiko Tokunaga ...
Catherine
Hiroko Saito ...
Caroline
Masaaki Kaji ...
Johnny
Hitoshi Ômae ...
Commander
Tetsuya Ushio ...
Gôdo
Baku Hatakeyama ...
Gebâ
Kazue Takita ...
Pepe
Noboru Nakaya
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Time of the Apes is a strung-together movie made from several episodes of a Japanese TV show. Big-hipped Catherine and her two charges, Johnny (who "doesn't care") and Caroline, are sent to some alternate time-line by being frozen in cryogenic tubes during an earthquake. They end up on a planet where apes rule humans but are ruled themselves by a supercomputer named "UECOM", which is a malevolent artificial being created by humans. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Johnny's Mother: Johnny, don't go. It's too dangerous.
Johnny: I don't care.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) See more »

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Bizarre
2 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

A Japanese tv series is cut apart and put together to form this semblance of a movie. Obviously a "Planet of the Apes" rip-off, the movie seems the end about 3 different times, Each more dragged out than the last. The apes are also dressed in bizarre Colonel Sanders-style clothing. As a dubbed movie it's hard to comment on the acting, but the "film" is edited so poorly that the plot is nearly incomprehensible to follow. More of an oddity than a purely terrible movie.


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