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 movie crew, travelling to a mysterious island to shoot their picture, encounter a furious gorilla, taking their leading actress and forming a special relationship with her, protecting her at all costs.
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
In the intro credits, there is a sketch of a turtle with the words "M.U.T.O. - Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism" written beside it. This could be a reference to the Gamera movies, which involve a giant turtle attacking Japan, or the two giant turtles from Toho movies, the skeletal remains of one in Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964), and Kamoebas from Space Amoeba (1970). See more »
The US Army fatigues during that era had straight across chest pockets, the fatigues worn were those of Marine Corp forces in Southeast Asia, with the chest pockets slanted. See more »
I'm sorry for the loss of your men. But if you want their sacrifice to mean anything, you have to bring back evidence.
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The opening credits are a montage of 1940-70s news videos. See more »
Don't bother with this turkey even if you love King Kong
Peter Jackson headed up a well-done remake of King Kong back in 2005. Better to rewatch Jackson's version as this new movie, Skull Island", has little to offer even in the way of entertainment. Kong himself shows little personality and the rest of the cast, try as they might, cannot rescue the awful script, the lack of characterization, and the absence of intelligent dialogue that mark this movie. Fortunately the theater seat was quite comfortable so I could doze off as this hideous reworking of the King Kong legend unfolded. Do yourself a favor and if you must see it, wait till it comes to television.
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