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Quotations from Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes is a science-fiction adventure thriller film about a space ship that crash lands on a planet with only one astronaut left alive. Shortly, the man is captured by a group of intelligent talking apes and humans are uncivilized. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. Starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, and Kim Hunter.

Planet of the Apes was nominated for two Oscar awards, including Best Costume Design. The film is seen as one of the best science-fiction films ever created and has a large following even today. In fact, the movie had many sequels, prequels, and even a television series based on the story. Read some quotes from the movie Planet of the Apes below.


George Taylor: Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!
George Taylor: A planet where apes evolved from men? There's got to be an answer.
Dr. Zaius: Don't look for it, Taylor. You may not like what you find.
Dr. Zaius: Dr. Zira, I must caution you. Experimental brain surgery on these creatures is one thing, and I'm all in favor of it. But your behavior studies are another matter. To suggest that we can learn anything about the simian nature from a study of man is sheer nonsense. Why, man is a nuisance. He eats up his food supply in the forest, then migrates to our green belts and ravages our crops. The sooner he is exterminated, the better. It's a question of simian survival.
George Taylor: What evidence? There were no weapons in that cave.
Leader of the hunt: I don't understand these animal psychologists. What is Dr. Zira trying to prove?
Dr. Zaius: That man can be domesticated.
Cornelius: Taylor, you are not in command here. Put down that gun!
George Taylor: Shut up!
Lucius: Why did you do that? Scrape off your hair?
George Taylor: In my world, when I left it, only kids your age wore beards.
Cornelius: Well Taylor, we're all fugitives now.
George Taylor: Do you have any weapons, any guns?
Cornelius: The best, but we won't need them.
George Taylor: I'm glad to hear it. I want one anyway.
Dodge: The question is not so much where we are as when we are.
George Taylor: Oh my God. I'm back. I'm home. All the time, it was... We finally really did it.
[screaming]
George Taylor: You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn you! God damn you all to hell!
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