Brief History of Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes
20th Century Fox / Apjac / The Kobal Collection

Beneath the Planet of the Apes, 1970
Underneath the Forbidden Zone, Brent discovers a group of telepaths who worship a nuclear bomb. As the apes close in to conquer the zone, Taylor cries out, "It's Armageddon!" and detonates the "divine bomb." Earth is blown to smithereens.

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