King Kong Lives
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Pandering über-producer Dino De Laurentiis followed his unnecessary 1976 remake of King Kong with this even more pointless sequel ten years later. Though the colossal ape Kong took a half-gainer off the World Trade Center for Jessica Lange at the previous film's climax, we are told at the sequel's outset that Kong survived and is being kept alive through artificial means by a secret scientific team (headed by Linda Hamilton in her pre-action-heroine days) dedicated to designing a synthetic replacement heart. When the hilariously huge device is deemed ready for implant, the scientists… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"King Kong Lives ... has a dull cast and a plot that's even duller, but the ape himself is in good form."
‑ Janet Maslin, New York Times
"But, oh, how I laughed."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"Embarrassing"
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Why?"
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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