King Kong vs. Godzilla
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963)

This colorful monster film pairs off two of the greatest heavyweights ever to crush the human race. The fire-breathing dinosaur hybrid Godzilla takes on the giant gorilla King Kong. The kinder, gentler Kong is tranquilized, gassed and… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 12, 1998
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bosley Crowther
New York Times

The one mild surprise of this cheap reprise of earlier Hollywood and Japanese horror films is the ineptitude of its fakery.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Men in monster suits rule, it appears.

Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The directing is slack anytime that anything is happening that doesn't involve mass destruction

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Amusing giant monster nonsense.

TV Guide's Movie Guide

One of the lesser entries in the series.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

and the loser is: anyone who watches the fight

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Godzilla escapes from an ice berg and King Kong is found on an island that has lots of kick ass berries on it which the natives grind into a juice for Kong to… More
Christopher Heim
Saw the American version, which had American-added news footage that constantly interrupted the flow of the movie. I'll wait until I see the original… More
Alex roy
While the first two entries in the Godzilla franchise were great movies, this third entry combines two legendary horror film monsters into one movie, and… More
Luke Baldock
First of all, I saw the wonderful Japanese version. Second, Godzilla NEVER EVER EVER WON, nor was he meant to. Anyone who tells you otherwise is a liar and a… More
Lucas Martins
The story and screenplay look like a low budget picture from 50's. King Kong vs. Godzilla is a voluntary, sometimes involuntary comedy, with classic… More
Jason Owens
"King Kong vs. Godzilla" is the first of the classic King Kong vs. so and so movies that I saw. Japanese people are terrified because Godzilla is on… More

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