Beneath The Planet Of The Apes (1970)

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Sometime after the events of the first Planet of the Apes, the climax of which is repeated frame for frame at the beginning of this sequel, another set of astronauts arrives on the far-future Earth that is the titular planet. This time it's Brent (James Franciscus) who survives the crash landing and learns that evolved simians have taken over the world, post-apocalypse. After hooking up with Nova (Linda Harrison), the mute, fur bikini-clad beauty who spent the first film being squired by … More

Rating: G
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Paul Dehn, Mort Abrahams
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 1, 2001
Runtime:
20th Century Fox

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Critic Reviews for Beneath The Planet Of The Apes

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (2)

Hokey and slapdash.

Full Review… | August 1, 2001
Variety
Top Critic

This first sequel to Planet of the Apes isn't bad, but already shows the way the original conception was to degenerate into routine comic strip adventure.

Full Review… | August 1, 2001
Time Out
Top Critic

Social commentary was not one of this glum film's strong points.

Full Review… | August 1, 2001
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

annoying sequel

August 1, 2001

[A] quickie follow-up that vainly tries to imitate the look of the original on an obviously limited budget, and for the most part, eschews the philosophical, social, and racial subtext of the first film in favor of straightforward shoot-em-up.

Full Review… | August 1, 2001
TV Guide's Movie Guide

A lot less poky than the original, and generally more entertaining.

Full Review… | August 1, 2001
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