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King Kong

Film (Trailer) – 2005

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Mature

Peter Jackson's love affair with moviemaking and special effects was ignited by seeing the original King Kong (1933) as a child. Jackson's Kiwi-shot remake takes one of cinema's most iconic monster movies, retains the 30s setting and iconic New York finale, and toughens up the "beauty" (Naomi Watts). The film also transforms the male (non-ape) lead from lunkhead to sensitive playwright (Adrien Brody). Exhilarating, Oscar-winning CGI brings the great ape to life, alongside rampaging dinosaurs, and oversized wētā inexplicably absent from the maligned 1976 remake.

Nervous? No. Should I be?
– Ann Darrow (Naomi Watts), before leaving New York

Key Cast & Crew

Fran Walsh

Writer, Producer

Philippa Boyens

Co-Producer, Writer

Peter Jackson

Director, Producer, As: Gunner, Writer

Carolynne Cunningham

Producer, First Assistant Director

Jan Blenkin

Producer

Lobo Chan

As: Choy (Venture crewmember)

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