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Kong: Skull Island (2017)

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A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.


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A diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut off from everything they know, the team ventures into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape a primal Eden in which humanity does not belong. Written by IMDb Editor

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for brief strong language. | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 March 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kong: Skull Island  »

Box Office


$185,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$61,015,000 (USA) (10 March 2017)


$135,016,390 (USA) (27 March 2017)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


During the scene where the team is about to take off to the island from the boat, Colonel Packard (Samuel L. Jackson) says the line, "hold on to your butts." This is an obvious reference to Jurassic Park (1993) where his character in that film says the same thing See more »


During the helicopter(s) vs Kong fight, the time of day changes multiple times. Changing from sunset to bright sunlight. See more »


Houston Brooks: I thought you were crazy.
Bill Randa: I wish I was.
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene in the closing credits: Marlow returns to America and reunites with his family. See more »


References Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (2010) See more »


Run Through the Jungle
Written by John Fogerty
Performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Courtesy of Fantasy Records
By permission of Concord Music Group, Inc.
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Reboot of One of the Most Iconic Monster of All Time
8 March 2017 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Finally! A worthy reboot (remake) of the very famous monster! I was very very entertained with this movie. It was full of surprising scenes and many crazy fight scenes between Kong and the soldiers, plus Kong and other monsters. The special effects of this movie were absolutely wonderful. Kong was created using motion capture techniques and the rest of the monsters were very lifelike (and scary). The sound effects were very good. There were so many moments where we would be surprised by the sudden movement (with those shocking sounds) during the movie.

What I loved about the movie was also the essence of King Kong story line like in previous movies were also captured, such as Kong's fight with major monsters, the intention of people to conquer him and even his fascination to the female character. And the time of the story which was in the 1970s also added a nice oldies feel to the movie. My wife also highlighted that she felt the movie was having a real 1970s sense which I think was due to the good make up (1970s hair style, suits) and equipments like the old choppers or Walkie Talkie you would usually see in movies with Vietnam wars.

Another thing that I loved about this movie was that the introductions of the characters did not take too long and it was moving in quite fast pace to the main story in the island. The film was almost perfect in providing nonstop entertainment and my wife and I also really enjoyed the full movie. At the top I have mentioned that the movie is a worthy reboot since I believe this movie excel in comparison to the 2005 version. Despite that movie's quite loyal to the earlier 1930s and 1970s versions, I felt that the 2005 movie was not giving the wow factor and scary feeling of what King Kong was supposed to make to audience.

Anyway, in conclusion to this movie, I definitely say it is one of the coolest action monster movie. There was not a lot of drama in it, just pure adrenaline pumping action film. The movie also had some brief funny moments and touching moment before the end. Oh before I forgot, this movie has got a post credit scene. So better watch out for it coz the scene would provide you some very interesting insight and exciting future films.

So for those of you who had not seen the movie yet, please make sure you watch it as I am sure you would be very entertained with this film. Those who prefer to watch drama or romance or Oscar winning movie, then I would recommend to see it without over thinking and just enjoy the movie.

For my complete review: Pls see michaelnontonmulu.blogspot.co.id

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