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King Kong (13-Dec-2005)

Director: Peter Jackson

Writers: Edgar Wallace; Merian C. Cooper; Peter Jackson; Fran Walsh; Philippa Boyens

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Romance, Monkeys, Dinosaurs

Remake of the 1933 film of the same name follows a mythical giant ape's violent encounter with an oblivious film crew and its leading lady.

An overly-ambitious film crew led by embattled filmmaker Carl Denham looking to produce the next great epic at the height of the Great Depression heads to the remote Skull Island aboard the SS Venture with leading lady Ann Darrow in tow, ignoring repeated warnings about trouble ahead and an arrest warrant for Denham as they look to explore the secluded locale. Attacked by angry natives almost immediately after setting foot on the island, the crew lose the beautiful Ann to the tribe as part of a planned sacrifice to a 25-foot tall gorilla they call "Kong", setting the stage for a peculiar love story between woman and infatuated beast ultimately ending with an all-too-familiar final confrontation at the top of New York City's Empire State Building.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jamie Bell
14-Mar-1986   Billy Elliot
Jack Black
28-Aug-1969   Half of Tenacious D
Adrien Brody
14-Apr-1973   The Pianist
Kyle Chandler
17-Sep-1965   Friday Night Lights
Frank Darabont
Film Director
28-Jan-1959   The Shawshank Redemption
Colin Hanks
24-Nov-1977   Son of Tom Hanks
Peter Jackson
Film Director
31-Oct-1961   The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Thomas Kretschmann
8-Sep-1962   Immortel
Andy Serkis
20-Apr-1964   Gollum in LOTR trilogy
Naomi Watts
28-Sep-1968   First you see The Ring, then you die


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