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"Meet baby Milo who has Washington terrified."

Escape from the Planet of the Apes is a G rated movie that hit the theater back in 1971. The movie starred Kim Hunter, Roddy McDowell, Sal Mineo, Ricardo Montalban, William Windom, Bradford Dillman, and Natalie Trundy. The movie plot revolves around two very intelligent apes who are able to converse in English with the human population on Earth.

The story begins as the two intelligent ape creatures arrive in present day America aboard a space ship. They have managed to travel back in time to the present day, after their world was destroyed. Humanity is shocked at their sudden appearance.

Scientists discover that the apes are able to talk. Soon, they become the talk of the town and the world. They are treated like celebrities. However, certain people rationalize that they are a danger to humanity and should be destroyed. The film follows the apes' shocking journey to the present and their shocking treatment by humanity.

| 1971 | 1 hr 38 min | 6.3/10
Don Taylor
Escape from the Planet of the Apes

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