Overall, I'd have to say that the first and original 1968 version of Planet of the Apes is the best. I enjoy parts of Tim Burton's re-imagining, but it's more of a simple action movie than an intriguing exploration of the human experience. And I like the ability to see the actual ape revolution in Conquest, but it only means anything because of the original movie.
Honestly, though, Rise of the Planet of the Apes is definitely worth seeing. Depending on what you liked of the original, this new one may disappoint you. But for me, it was very satisfying. And the whole series has strayed so far from what was in Pierre Boulle's original novel that I have no problem accepting a lot of changes to the mythology of the world.
But definitely the Charlton Heston original is the best.
Planet of the Apes doesn't get better than Charlton Heston's 1968 original. The scene of his discovering the crumbled Statue of Liberty on the beach is mind-boggling.
by optimus grimlock 7 years ago
This is going to be the prequal to planet of the apes and will show the apes taking over planet earth. Should be pretty cool!http://blog.movies.yahoo.com/blog/1110- … -apes-ape/
by R.S. Hutchinson 7 years ago
What do you think?
by Eric Calderwood 6 years ago
Read the following before replying:Did Charles Dickens come up with the basic idea for The Planet of The Apes before Pierre Boulle?Here is a selection from chapter 35 of the book David Copperfield by Charles Dickens:"If I had seen an ape taking command of a man, I should hardly have thought it...
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