Forget the awful sequels, spin-off TV show and Tim Burton's disappointing remake. The original 1968 movie, with Charlton Heston's astronaut stranded on a world where mute, dumb humans are enslaved by civilised apes, is a sci-fi classic, thanks to Rod Serling's subversive screenplay and that final, legendary shot.

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Planet Of The Apes: Special Edition

Forget the awful sequels, spin-off TV show and Tim Burton’s disappointing remake. The original 1968 movie, with Charlton Heston’s astronaut stranded on a world where mute, dumb humans are enslaved by civilised apes, is a sci-fi classic, thanks to Rod Serling’s subversive screenplay and that final, legendary shot.