Battle for the Planet of the Apes


Plot – Apes have conquered the Earth and men are their slaves. While the leader of the community, Caesar, helped by the wise Virgilius, continues to live peacefully with humans because he is interested in their history, Aldus the gorilla wants to come to power and eliminate everyone standing in his path. When the apes discover a small community of men that had escaped slavery so far, a furious battle takes place.

Movie Info

Title Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Year 1973

Director J. Lee Thompson


Top 11 Quotes of “Battle for the Planet of the Apes” Movie

“- Mandemus: What do you want?
– General Aldo: Guns! Guns!
– Mandemus: What will you do with them?
– General Aldo: We shall do with them what we will!
– Mandemus: Do what you will is the devil’s law!”
Lew Ayres – Mandemus

Claude Akins – General Aldo

“I really don’t hold withknowing the future, even my own, which is short. I mean, if we knew for a fact there was an afterlife, and that the afterlife was bliss eternal, we’d all commit suicide in order to be able to enjoy it.”
Lew Ayres – Mandemus

“The greatest danger of all is that danger never ends.”
Paul Williams – Virgil

“- Governor Kolp: So speech makes them human?
– Soldier: Speech makes them intelligent. And intelligence makes them not human, but humane.”

Severn Darden – Governor Kolp

Cal Wilson – Soldier

“I don’t want to have to remember my husband. I want to love him now.”
Natalie Trundy – Lisa

“- Caesar: Ah, if only my mother and father, whom I was too young to remember… If only they’d lived, perhaps they would have taught me if it was right to kill evil so that good shall prevail.
– Bruce MacDonald: But you know, Caesar, history shows…
– Caesar: Oh no, no, no. That is human history, not ape history. Ape, never kills ape.”
Roddy McDowall – Caesar

Austin Stoker – Bruce MacDonald

“- Mendez: If we shoot, we’ll break twelve years of peace!
– Governor Kolp: Yes, it has been rather boring hasn’t it?”
Paul Stevens – Mendez

Severn Darden – Governor Kolp

– Virgil: Teacher only reverted to type under provocation. He… he spoke like a slavemaster in the old days of our servitude when we were conditioned to mechanical obedience. He, uh, he uttered a negative, uh, imperative.
– Caesar: Could you put that into words which even Caesar could understand?
– Virgil: Uh, he said, “No, Aldo, no!”.
Paul Williams – Virgil

Roddy McDowall – Caesar

“- Caesar: Can one murder be avenged by another?
– Virgil: Perhaps only the future will tell.”
Roddy McDowall – Caesar

Paul Williams – Virgil

“All knowledge is for good. Only the use to which you put it can be good or evil.”
Paul Williams – Virgil

“- Black girl: Lawgiver, who knows about the future?
– The Lawgiver: Perhaps only the dead.”
John Huston – The Lawgiver