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

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Box Office

Budget:

$185,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$133,502,238 (USA) (24 March 2017)
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This King Kong film will be released 12 years after Peter Jackson's King Kong (2005), 84 years after the original black and white version from 1933 and 55 & 50 years after the Toho Kong movies: King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) and King Kong Escapes (1967). See more »

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There are more helicopters in the air than there were on the ship. See more »

Quotes

Preston Packard: I know an enemy when I see one.
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The closing credits are seen against a set of Iwi drawings. See more »


Soundtracks

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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9 March 2017 | by (France) – See all my reviews

For a cinephile, there's nothing worse than seeing a bad movie. However, I can say that the viewing of Skull Island was beneficial to me. Indeed, today I realized thanks to a concrete example, that it is not enough to put full view to qualify as intelligent. I learned that if a movie does not feature interesting characters, then there is no emotion for them, and their adventures do not seduce us. Finally I retain a thing of Skull Island: one can have good actors (Samuel L. Jackson ...) and a beautiful staging, but since the scenario does not at any time show intelligence, subtlety or Of finesse; The film itself is not worth much. In my eyes, this film exists only to announce the next episode; and I find it very sad. And finally what strikes me the most in Skull Island is the fact that the director is showing good ideas (visual), but that one feels a real unexploited potential, a total mess (and I do not know If it is necessary to accuse the director or the producer). Cinema is an art, so I think we should sometimes defend its status and prove that we can make intelligent entertainment. After all, each is of course free to love this kind of film which, can be pleasant, but that does not seek to go beyond mere entertainment. As far as I'm concerned, I've rarely seen anything so bad in the movies. After that is just an opinion.


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