King Kong Poster

Release Date: December 14th, 2005

DVD Release Date: March 28th, 2006

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: Fantasy, Action, Adventure

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: New York City, 1930s, Rescue, Survival, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

view all
See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Winner Sound Mixing
Winner Visual Effects
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Winner Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Winner Sound Editing
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)