Planet of the Apes Movies in Order

Based on Pierre Boulle’s 1963 French novel La Planète des singes, The Planet of the Apes film franchise revolves around a dystopian world where intelligent apes rise to dominance over humans. The original film series consists of five movies, and there’s also a more recent 4-movie reboot series. The first story from 1968 is about Astronaut George Taylor (Charlton Heston) who crash-lands on a planet ruled by intelligent apes, with humans living as primitive mute creatures. As Taylor navigates this strange world, he discovers a shocking truth about the planet’s history.

Here are all of the Planet of the Apes Films in Order

The Original Planet of the Apes Film Series

Planet of the Apes (1968)
Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

The Planet of the Apes Television series

Planet of the Apes (1974)
Return to the Planet of the Apes (1975–1976)*

*It was an animated series.

The First Planet of the Apes Remake

Planet of the Apes (2001)

The 2011 Planet of the Apes Reboot series

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes (2024)

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