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PG-13| 3 hr. 7 min.

Plot Summary
Peter Jackson's expansive remake of the 1933 classic follows director Carl Denham (Jack Black) and his crew on a journey from New York City to the ominous Skull Island to film a new movie. Accompanying him are playwright Jack Driscoll (Adrien Brody) and actress Ann Darrow (Naomi Watts), who is whisked away by the monstrous ape, Kong, after they reach the island. The crew encounters dinosaurs and other creatures as they race to rescue Ann, while the actress forms a bond with her simian captor.

Cast: Naomi Watts , Jack Black , Adrien Brody , Andy Serkis , Jamie Bell , Kyle Chandler , Lobo Chan , Thomas Kretschmann

Director: Peter Jackson

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Action

Distributor: Universal Pictures

King Kong (2005)

Release Date: December 14th, 2005|3 hr. 7 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 5 )
  • Here is the jaw-dropping, eye-popping, heart-stopping movie epic we've been waiting for all year. show more

  • On its own terms, the film is overlong, repetitive and lacks impact. Even if this were the first gorilla-in-love movie ever made, audiences would come away vaguely dissatisfied, suspecting there was an intriguing idea buried somewhere in here, but it didn't quite come off. show more

  • Jackson is a visionary filmmaker who is not only a technical wizard but also a master storyteller. With Jackson at the helm, you would expect dazzling special effects and epic action sequences, but what is most surprising is how heartfelt the romance feels. show more

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  • July 15, 2012 jimmajsterski
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    Good, but not nearly as good as the 1933 version.

  • July 18, 2010 Selmasister
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    this is the best movie that ever hit tv this season the great kingkong is a big thing this week in selma alabama we are just get the story of this great move do it againg sam

  • November 18, 2009 Wmac212
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    I love the movie. It shows how much love Peter Jackson put in this and shows that if you love the original version and you want to remake it, you have to do it right.And that is how these movie succeeds. The plot shows heart, that is all I am going to say about the plot. I would tell you one flaw. IT WAS SO LONG. How long was it.It was 3 hours long or at least it feels like it. ************* not stop you to get it. I give it a 5 out of 5.

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