King Kong
King Kong (1976)

Famed producer Dino De Laurentiis tries to steal the thunder from Jaws, then the top-grossing film of all-time, in this big budget remake of King Kong. (De Laurentiis related his tactics to Tom Snyder: "When Jaws dies, nobody cries.… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 17, 1976
DVD Release Date: July 27, 1999
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Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media

Bad script and acting ruin a classic story.

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Clint Morris

An amazing motion picture experience....Lange's as memorable as she is mesmerising

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Filme de estréia de Lange, que rouba o filme com suas belíssimas pernas, seus decotes e sua beleza. É uma pena que o roteiro seja tão burocrático e sem imaginação.

Steve Crum

Not as bad as reputed, this Kong has some good moments + great Barry score.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Awful in nearly every respect; stick with the original!

Leonard Klady
Movie City News


MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

The ape here is of course absurd, clearly a guy in a gorilla suit...

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Fairly entertaining remake

Scott Weinberg

This is one biblically awful piece of cinema, yet it gets two stars because it's just so damn funny.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Christopher Heim
A very dull remake of the 1933 classic of the same name. While the original movie may not have been perfect either, it at least had a nostalgic and lively… More
James Alvarez
He climbs the World Trade Center instead of the Empire State Building. That makes this worthy of the 1 star.
jay nixon
Okay this is junk but it has it's moments. Certainly more entertaining than the wretched 2005 redo this cheesefest has some decent (and some terrible)… More
KJ Proulx
This was a piece of sh**! I would say more, but I can't!
Ken Stachnik
Campy 70's madness that's still totally entertaining.
Conner Rainwater
I have no idea what they were thinking when they attempted to remake a classic with a sub par bit of film making. The effects look even worse than the original,… More