08/05/2011 07:52 am ET Updated Oct 05, 2011

Ape Films Throughout History (VIDEOS)

The ape returns to the big screen today with "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" starring James Franco and Freida Pinto, and the film already has a strong stable of positive reviews backing it. With Hollywood seemingly going ape-wild this year, we thought we'd take a look back -- way back -- at films starring our Hominidae family. Take a look, and vote for your favorite.