Planet of the Apes

2001 - 119 minutes - Color - Dolby Digital - 2.35 : 1
US release date: July 27, 2001
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Zanuck Company, The, Tim Burton Productions
Budget: $100,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $68,532,960 (USA) (3,500 Screens)


It is the year 2029: Astronaut Leo Davidson boards a pod cruiser on a Space Station for a "routine" reconnaissance mission. But an abrupt detour through a space time wormhole lands him on a strange planet where talking apes rule over the human race. With the help of a sympathetic chimpanzee activist named Ari and a small band of human rebels, Leo leads the effort to evade the advancing Gorilla Army led by General Thade and his most trusted warrior Attar. Now the race is on to reach a sacred temple within the planet's Forbidden Zone to discover the shocking secrets of mankind's past - and the key to its future.


Captain Leo Davidson - Mark Wahlberg
Thade - Tim Roth
Ari - Helena Bonham Carter
Attar - Michael Clarke Duncan
Limbo - Paul Giamatti
Daena - Estella Warren
Krull - Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Sandar - David Warner
Karubi - Kris Kristofferson
Tival - Erick Avari
Birn - Luke Eberl
Gunnar - Evan Dexter Parke
Senator Nado - Glenn Shadix
Bon - Freda Foh Shen
Commander Karl Vasich - Chris Ellis
Lt. Col. Grace Alexander - Anne Ramsay
Major Maria Cooper - Andrea Grano
Major Frank Santos - Michael Jace
Specialist Hansen - Michael Wiseman
Nova - Lisa Marie
Leeta - Eileen Weisinger




Director - Tim Burton

Writing credits

Screenplay - William Broyles Jr.
Screenplay - Lawrence Konner
Screenplay - Mark Rosenthal


Associate producer - Ross Fanger
Associate producer - Katterli Frauenfelder
Line producer: London - Iain Smith
Executive producer - Ralph Winter
Producer - Richard D. Zanuck