Planet of the Apes (2001 movie)

2001 science fiction film directed by Tim Burton

Planet of the Apes is an American science fiction movie released in 2001 and directed by Tim Burton. It was based on the novel La planète des singes written by Pierre Boulle and was released in 2001. It is a loose remake of the original 1968 movie of the same name. The movie stars Mark Wahlberg and features Tim Roth, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Clarke Duncan, Kris Kristofferson, and Paul Giamatti. It was released by 20th Century Fox.


Leo Davidson lands on a planet inhabited by smart apes who use humans as slaves.


The movie received mixed reviews, particularly the twist ending.

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