An allegorical fable of fascism and slavery, CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES is the best of the four sequels in the hugely successful APES series, as well as being the darkest and most violent. Roddy McDowall, who had played Cornelius in two of the previous entries, gives a fiery
performance as Cornelius's grown son Caesar, who leads the apes in a revolt against their barbarous oppressors.
1991 North America is a police state in which cats and dogs have been wiped out by a virus brought back from space by astronauts. Apes are imported from Africa and auctioned off as household pets and trained to perform menial tasks. A circus owner named Armando (Ricardo Mon...