King Kong

King Kong

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Average of 7372 ratings: 3.4 Stars

2005 M Contains medium fantasy violence.

The eighth wonder of the world.

Academy Award-winning director Peter Jackson brings his sweeping cinematic vision to King Kong. Naomi Watts, Jack Black and Adrien Brody star in this spectacular film filled with heart-pounding action, terrifying creatures and groundbreaking special effect. Get ready for breathtaking action in this thrilling epic adventure about a legendary gorilla captured on a treacherous island and brought to civilization, where he faces the ultimate fight for survival.

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Duration
187 minutes
Studio
Universal

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen
Zone
4
Subtitles
Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1

Blu-ray details

Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.35:1
Zone
B
Subtitles
English captions, French, Italian, German, Castilian Spanish, Japanese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, Traditional Materials
Audio
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; French, Italian, German, Castilian Spanish, Japanese DTS Surround 5.1

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5 by bshafer

Awe inspiring film that is just visually amazing. OK it may be longer than a flight to Sydney but it keeps your attention for every minute of it. I highly recommend this movie!!!

2 by ruthb

I agree with the review below. This version was uneccessarily long and the special effects excessive! if anyyone gets a chance to see the 1976 version or indeed the original, go for it. The acting left... Read more

2 by addy

I could never get why this was such a huge hit. The special effects are ordinary and the scene where Naomi Watts dances for the ape is hilarious.

3 by Tubbs

Extended version seen: Didn't penalise it for being a remake as it was made as a homage to the original. Naomi deserves a star all to herself. The effects are top drawer especially the street scenes... Read more

0.5 by earth_orbit

This movie is a bit slow at the beginning...but gets better. If you have a soft spot for animals, you might want to take a few boxes of tissues.

5 by AshleighH

Top film! Loved how the music is so fitting and plays such a powerful part in this movie. King Kong will always be in my favourite movies and holds my favourite scene in central park. The scene in central... Read more

3 by noke88

I don't really agree with how a monkey fell for a human

1 by Iamthelizardqueen.

Pointless, egotistical remake of a fossilized concept- really reveals the depth hubris & nerdy obsession that fuels the Jackson inc. Impossible to care about the story & effects do not maketh it okay... Read more

5 by Wazza41

This is the Bluray one should have in your library to show friends how fantastic Bluray is....this is the go to disc!The detail in every frame is incredible,some shots are almost 3D like....in fact... Read more

4 by thaiboxer

funny, frightening, romantic, nostalgic, moving and grimly fatalistic, it races along, like its central character, with a speed and grace that utterly belies its great size. would recommend to anyone... Read more