Ape movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ape movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, exciting, psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with ape, monkey, danger, escapades, gorilla, adventure, survival, chimpanzee, chase and heroes plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
ape movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ape: Planet of the Apes (1974), Land of the Lost (2009), Evolution (2001), One Million AC/DC (1969), Doctor of Doom (1963), Empire of The Apes (2013), Schlock (1973), Planet of the Apes (2001), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), King of Kong Island (1968).

List of ape movies

Planet of the Apes (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Two astronauts and a sympathetic chimp friend are fugitives in a future Earth dominated by a civilization of humanoid apes. Based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same name by Pierre ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: future dystopia, time travel, astronaut, ape, survival, danger, escapades, on the run, chases and races, adventure, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future
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Land of the Lost (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full ...
Style: funny, parody, humorous, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, time travel, dinosaur, paleontologist, chase, escapades, portal, danger, partners, survival, misfit, toilet humor ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
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Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evolution, space and aliens, heroic mission, save the world, evil alien, dragon, nothing goes right, disorder, race against time, danger, asteroids and comets, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
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Return to the Planet of the Apes (1975)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Return to the Planet of the Apes is a short-lived animated series, by DePatie-Freleng Enterprises in association with 20th Century Fox Television, based upon Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle. Boulle's novel had previously inspired five films ...
Plot: ape, astronaut, time travel, gorilla, chimpanzee, orangutan, simian fiction, monkey
Time: future
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One Million AC/DC (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of sex-crazed cave people are being harassed by a Tyrannosaurus Rex. While they try to figure out a way to deal with this threat, they have sex and eat a lot.
Plot: caveman, ape, rape, monkey, cavemen, loincloth, gorilla suit, bare breasts, gore, necklace, deer, bow and arrow ...
Time: prehistoric times
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Doctor of Doom (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A mad scientist terrorizes a city by kidnapping young women with his ape-man Gomar and then using them as subjects in sadistic brain transplant experiments. A female wrestler whose sister was one of the victims swears vengeance against the Mad ...
Style: psychotronic, twists and turns
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, ape, kidnapping, brain transplant, female wrestler, monkey, fight, scientific experiment, conspiracy, greco roman wrestling, plot twist
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Empire of The Apes (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In a distant galaxy three escaped female convicts crash land on a primitive world inhabited by a race of warlike apes. They fight for survival as the humanoid apes fight for their possession, body and soul. A daring escape is their only way out. Hot ...
Style: low-budget
Plot: planet, monkey, ape, spacecraft, female prisoner, outer space, escape pod, escape, ape man
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Schlock (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A monkey-type monster falls in love with a blind girl, which thinks that he's a giant dog. After kidnapping the girl and fleeing king-kong-like onto the roof of a gym, he gets involved with the army.
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, ape, monkey, fall in love, suburban life, silly humor, human becoming an animal, anti hero, deadly, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, prehistory
Place: england, california, london
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Planet of the Apes (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Plot: slavery, wormhole, future dystopia, astronaut, time travel, space travel, space station, adventure, alternate reality, survival, danger, parallel world ...
Time: future, distant future, 2000s, year 2001, 2020s
Place: washington d.c.
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War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, intense, compassionate, tense ...
Plot: post apocalypse, future war, gorilla, monkey, militant, animal attack, survival, vengeance, virus, tragedy, anthropomorphism, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, near future
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King of Kong Island (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eve is a jungle girl brought up by apes. She is captured with a number of apes by a mad scientist, conducting mind control experiments on them. Eventually she is liberated by a young explorer.
Style: serious, sexy, offbeat
Plot: island, mad scientist, kidnapping, jungle, safari, gorilla, ape, jungle girl, monkey, explorer, adventure, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Time of the Apes (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A female scientist and two children are accidentally transported into a future dominated by primates.
Style: experimental, scary, serious, bleak, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, ape, monkey, future dystopia, forces of nature, survival, parallel world, laboratory, space travel, experiment gone awry, computers and web, alien encounter ...
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of scientists in San Francisco struggle to stay alive in the aftermath of a plague that is wiping out humanity, while Caesar tries to maintain dominance over his community of intelligent apes.
Style: tense, exciting, thought provoking, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: leader, post apocalypse, monkey, plague, survival, colony, animal attack, forest, vestiges of humanity, revolution, power struggle, fate of humanity ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, future, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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Panic in the tower (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A murderous baboon escapes from a laboratory and roams the research building, and begins to kill some teenagers who are also in the building playing a Dungeons-and-Dragons type game.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, cult film ...
Plot: baboon, medical school, laboratory, danger, deadly, mutant, isolation, experiment gone awry, captivity, animal horror, animal attack, scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Scientist Will Rodman is determined to find a cure for Alzheimer's, the disease which has slowly consumed his father. Will feels certain he is close to a breakthrough and tests his latest serum on apes, noticing dramatic increases in ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Plot: intelligence, rebellion, experiment gone awry, leader, rebelliousness, imaginary, monkey, genetic engineering, attack, talking animals, alzheimer's disease, animal attack ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, near future
Place: san francisco, usa
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Planet of the Apes (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his ...
Style: twist ending, philosophical, twists and turns, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: astronaut, time travel, post apocalypse, space travel, slavery, escapades, space and aliens, hunting, escape, danger, rescue, satire ...
Time: future
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Farewell to the Planet of the Apes (1980)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A television movie made from two segments of the TV Series Planet of the Apes (1974), Planet of the Apes: Tomorrow's Tide (1974) and Planet of the Apes: Up Above the World So High (1974).
Style: psychotronic
Plot: monkey, ape, post apocalypse, ape man, astronaut, chimpanzee, orangutan, gorilla
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Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While doing undercover work in a mental hospital, Emanuelle discovers a girl who seems to have been raised by a tribe of amazonian cannibals. Intrigued, Emanuelle and friends travel deep into the Amazon jungle, where they find that the supposedly ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: jungle, voyeurism, sexual abuse, mental institution, ape, brutality, lesbian sex, exploitation, monkey, cannibal, sexual relations, clergy ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, new york, tanzania, south america
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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, distopia, monkey, ape, gorilla, time travel, space and aliens, post apocalypse, astronaut, survival, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, year 1991, 80s ...
Place: usa, tokyo, los angeles
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Blood Monkey (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six American grad students have arrived in Africa to study apes with a renowned professor. But after setting up camp in a jungle clearing, they soon become witness to the carnage inflicted by the strange and remote species.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: expedition, jungle, survival, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, captivity, deadly, danger, escapades, gory, bait ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, thailand, asia, australia
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Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Astronaut Brent is sent to rescue Taylor but crash lands on the Planet of the Apes, just like Taylor did in the original film. Taylor has disappeared into the Forbidden Zone so Brent and Nova try to follow and find him. He discovers a cult of humans ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: astronaut, apocalypse, space and aliens, mutant, post apocalypse, distopia, rescue, nuclear holocaust, battles, science, survivor, ape ...
Time: future, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, tokyo
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Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fifth and final episode in the Planet of the Apes series. After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo tries to cause an ape civil war and a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: post apocalypse, revolution, battles, monkey, ape, rebellion, radiation, survival, adventure, distopia, chaos, genetic engineering ...
Time: future, 2000s, 70s
Place: tokyo
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Kong: King of the Apes (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
TV show
Story: Set in 2050, Kong becomes a wanted fugitive after wrecking havoc at Alcatraz Island’s Natural History and Marine Preserve. What most humans on the hunt for the formidable animal don’t realize, though, is that Kong was framed by an evil genius ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, scary
Plot: king kong, giant robots, giant ape, adventure, rage, chaos, fantasy world, rescue, gorilla, monster, giant monster, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: california
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Curious George (2006)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Curious George is an animated television series based on the Curious George children's book series, which features Jeff Bennett as the voice of The Man with the Yellow Hat. Frank Welker, who voiced George in the 2006 feature film, returns here ...
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, feel good, educational ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, monkey, goofy hero, best friends, teaching the ways of the world, nosy, adventurer, disorder, mathematics, human nature, escapades, curiosity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Spymate (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Amelia, a young genius and daughter of a top secret agent, unknowingly invents a contraption that makes her the target of an evil scientist.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: spy, working undercover, secret agents, adventure, heroes, save the world, danger, rivalry, escapades, mad scientist, family, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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B.J. and the Bear (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: B.J. and the Bear is an American comedy series which aired on NBC from 1979 to 1981. Created by Christopher Crowe and Glen A. Larson, the series stars Greg Evigan and Claude Akins.
Plot: truck driver, driver, ape, semi truck, chimpanzee, truck, monkey
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The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: love and romance, mentally unstable, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, unlikely couple, midlife crisis, family life, dark humor, nothing goes right, writer's life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, psychotronic, semi serious, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, disney, orphan, animals, talking animals, wolf, feral child, giant snake, adventure, tiger, animal life, panther ...
Place: india
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King Kung Fu (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A remote monastery in China has trained a talking gorilla, King Kung Fu, in the ancient art of kung fu. Having mastered his fighting skills, King Kung Fu is sent to America to demonstrate the power of Chinese martial arts to the West. As he is ...
Style: parody, witty, suspenseful, rough, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gorilla, dishonesty, journalism, righting the wronged, animal life, disorder, on the road, legends and myths, track down, unemployment, master warrior ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, kansas
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Ape (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A newly discovered 36-foot gorilla escapes from a freighter off the coast of Korea. At the same time an American actress is filming a movie in the country. Chaos ensues as the ape kidnaps her and rampages through Seoul.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gorilla, newspaper reporter, disorder, animal life, woman in danger, prison, chases and races, danger, investigation, deadly, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: seoul, korea, asia, south korea
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