Sensorial Intake

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

Poster

Movie Details

Title:   Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
Director:   J. Lee Thompson
Year:   1972
Genre:   Sci-Fi
Times Seen:   1
Last Seen:   07/23/2011

Other Movies Seen By This Director (1)
- Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Viewing Notes

Rewatch:

I watched this movie on 07/23/2011 at/on/via Blu Ray. This Screening was part of the POTADay event.

My Thoughts

Despite the goofiness of Ricardo Montalban's character, Conquest is pretty damn dark and mean; it really feels like a rightful heir to the original POTA more than any of the other movies.

We watched the uncut version on Blu-Ray and it's easy to see the differences. This version was a lot more violent, with some serious (though still obviously fake) blood shed.

Easily my third favorite of the series, and maybe even edges out Beneath The Planet of the Apes if I watch it a few more times. My kids really liked this one a lot.

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