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PG-13| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Scientist Karen Ross (Laura Linney) is sent by her father-in-law, mogul R.B. Travis (Joe Don Baker), to the Congo to determine the whereabouts of his son's missing diamond-hunting team. Led by expert guide Kelly (Ernie Hudson), Ross and a mismatched search party -- including primatologist Dr. Peter Elliot (Dylan Walsh), treasure hunter Herkermer Homolka (Tim Curry) and a gorilla -- discover a danger far more sinister than anything they expected to find, even in the heart of the jungle.

Cast: Dylan Walsh , Laura Linney , Ernie Hudson , Tim Curry , Grant Heslov , Joe Don Baker , Lorene Noh , Misty Rosas

Director: Frank Marshall

Genres: Action, Adventure

Congo (1995)

Release Date: January 1st, 1995|1 hr. 48 min.

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  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    But Congo leads to nothing but a fierce battle with the gray gorillas, a kind of guns vs. fangs scene; and a convenient and incongruous volcano eruption that looks as artificial as a video game. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    As in "Arachnophobia", director Frank Marshall can't decide whether he's making a thriller or a laff-it-up lark. [09 Jun 1995, Pg.03.D] show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The result is not a movie that is very good, exactly, but it's entertaining and funny. show more

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