Before the reboot series of the Planet of the Apes (2011-2017) there was the original series (1968-1973). The original series consisted of Planet of the Apes, Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes and Battle for the Planet of the Apes. This series gained many fans due to it’s sci-fi qualities and the experience of an unknown life. In the series humans lived in a society that apes have presumed the role of the dominant species. One thing for sure is that the original series was such a success that a reboot series was created in 2011.
Now in 2017, The War for the Planet of the Apes will release this summer (July 14) and tell the story of the third chapter of The Planet of the Apes Re-boot Series. In the movie, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.
(Original Planet of the Apes (1968) The War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Until you can check out The War for the Planet of the Apes, come enjoy the 3 free full films from the original series below.
Movies Similar to War for the Planet of the Apes
|Planet of the Apes|
The first in a series of five films made between 1968 and 1973. The film tells the story of an astronaut crew who crash-land on a strange planet in the distant future. Although the planet appears desolate at first, the surviving crew members stumble upon a society in which apes have evolved into creatures with human-like intelligence and speech. The apes have assumed the role of the dominant species and humans are mute creatures wearing animal skins.
|Conquest of the Planet of the Apes|
|“Conquest of the Planet of the Apes” is the third sequel in the sci-fi movie series. In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.|
|Battle for the Planet of the Apes|
|“Battle for the Planet of the Apes” is the final chapter in the sci-fi movie series. In this chapter, a tribute of human atomic bomb mutations are out to make life miserable for the peaceful ape tribe. The story is told primarily in flashback with the opening and closing taking place in the year 2670|