|Charlton Heston||Col. George Taylor|
|Roddy McDowall||Dr. Cornelius|
|Kim Hunter||Dr. Zira|
|Maurice Evans||Dr. Zaius|
|James Whitmore||President of the Assembly|
|James Daly||Dr. Honorious|
Complex sociological themes run through this science-fiction classic about three astronauts marooned on a futuristic planet where apes rule and humans are slaves. The stunned trio discovers that these highly intellectual simians can both walk upright and talk. They have even established a class system and a political structure. The astronauts suddenly find themselves part of a devalued species, trapped and imprisoned by the apes.