#25. Planet of the Apes (1968)


APJAC Productions

– Director: Franklin J. Schaffner

– Stacker score: 88.8

– Metascore: 79

– IMDb user rating: 8.0

– Runtime: 112 minutes

One of the most famous sci-fi films of all time, “Planet of the Apes” sees a crashed spaceship’s crew wander a planet dominated by primates, only to discover a dark secret. With groundbreaking prosthetics that hold up to this day, it’s worth watching or re-watching just for the famous quote: “Take your stinking paws off me, you damn dirty ape!”