Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies, and Twentieth Century Fox invite you to return to the out-of-this-world mad house when the sci-fi classic Planet of the Apes (1968) crash lands in cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event on Sunday, July 24 and Wednesday, July 27. Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall star in this legendary science fiction masterpiece. Astronaut Taylor (Heston) crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist (McDowall). This film will be shown in the same aspect ratio as when it was originally released in cinemas. This film is rated MPAA-G. Bonus content not rated. Â© 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.