In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
A washed up monster chaser convinces the U.S. Government to fund a trip to an unexplored island in the South Pacific. Under the guise of geological research, the team travels to "Skull Island". Upon arrival, the group discover that their mission may be complicated by the wildlife which inhabits the island. The beautiful vistas and deadly creatures create a visually stunning experience that is sure to keep your attention. Written by
According to Jordan Vogt-Roberts, the first draft of the screenplay had the action taking place in 1917, and was an entirely different film. Although he liked the script, he didn't think it was something he wanted to make. When asked what kind of monster movie he had in mind, he suggested to have it take place in the Vietnam war era, as a sort of "Apocalypse Now (1979) with monsters", since there had never been a monster movie set in that time. He also saw interesting parallels between the political turmoil and racial riots from the 1970s and the 2010s. Contrary to his expectation, the studio loved the idea, and the script was re-worked from there. See more »
The P-51 that crashes onto the island in 1944 had black and white stripes on its wings-these were known as "Invasion Stripes," and were used for a short period after the D-Day landings in Europe and not in the Pacific theater. See more »
[to the soldiers]
This is a good group of boys. We're all gonna die together out here. You're a good group of boys to die with, I'll tell you that much.
You shouldn't have come here.
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SPOILER: There is a scene after the closing credits: Brooks and Lin meet Conrad and Weaver and show them records that indicate other monsters existing on Earth; the monsters seen are Rodan, Ghidorah, Mothra and Godzilla. The scene ends with Godzilla's roar. This leads into Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). See more »
Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)
Written by Allan Clarke, Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway
Performed by The Hollies
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Action, Packed, Adventure Film That is a Must See Event.
When I saw Skull Island on opening day, I could wait to see it as I sat in my seat inside the theater. I was so epic to see this film. From scene after scene I couldn't stop watching it. I saw this film twice in one day and I have to say it was worth the watch. If you love Kong and you love movies about monsters this a ticket you can't miss out on.
The actors in this film were great especially John C. Reilly's character and is love for the Chicago Cubs baseball team. As a baseball fan I have to laugh at that. From top to bottom this film is definitely a blockbuster ticket and a great adventure to be on. When you see this film you'll enjoy the ride.
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