• Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Kong: Skull Island

Release Date: March 10th, 2017

DVD Release Date: July 18th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape from a primal world where humanity does not belong.

Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, John Ortiz, Jing Tian

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Genres: Science fiction , Action , Adventure , Fantasy

Production Co: Legendary Pictures, Tencent Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit, Mystery, Gripping, Soldier

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This highly entertaining return of one of the cinema's most enduring giant beasts moves like crazy — the film feels more like 90 minutes than two hours — and achieves an ideal balance between wild action, throwaway humor, genre refreshment and, perhaps most impressively, a nonchalant awareness of its own modest importance in the bigger scheme of things. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    I’ve gone on about the creatures because there’s so little to say about the humans, who, in their turn, have little to say about the creatures, because the writers haven’t written enough lively dialogue. show more

  • 60
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    If the film belongs to anyone, it’s creature designer Carlos Huante. Kong is expressive and impressive, both in hair and full-body movement, and his interaction – with water, humans, other animals – is consistently fluid. show more

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