King Kong Escapes
King Kong Escapes (1967)

In this film, King Kong rescues an expedition from a dinosaur. He then falls in love with one of the American women in the expedition. In addition, the giant ape must prevent a mad scientist from taking over the world.

Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1967
DVD Release Date: November 29, 2005
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Colorful, cartoonish fun, with an improved Toho Kong who eventually battles a 'robot Kong' created by evil Dr. Who (Hideyo Amamoto), variously described as 'an Oriental skeleton,' 'an international Judas' and 'a devil who lies like a gutter rat.' Ouch.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Weird and random without being particularly memorable, and it's very difficult to feel even a little bit sad that Toho never bothered trying to get Kong back after this picture.

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Aj V
Unfortunately I caught this one on TV recently. It's like the makers of the series of Godzilla movies decided to make one with King Kong instead, which is… More
Cameron Johnson
Wait, King Kong escaped? Why, that's never happened before ever! How is it that we could never keep him chained up for more than just a couple hours on… More
Anthony Valletta
King Kong gets the Godzilla treatment.