Son of Kong
Son of Kong (1933)

This humorous sequel to King Kong tells of Carl Denham's return to Skull Island in hopes of finding a treasure to pay for the damage inflicted on New York City by the giant gorilla. He and his group instead find a cute, 25-foot-tall,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 22, 1933
DVD Release Date: November 22, 2005
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tim Brayton
Alternate Ending

The most spectacular, adventurous parts of the movie are also the most disposable and, frankly, boring.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

One of the worst sequels ever produced; a blot on the name of King Kong.

Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A likable but wholly unnecessary sequel to King Kong.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Engaging, small-scale follow-up with great Steiner score.

David Cornelius

For die-hard monster movie buffs only.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Conner Rainwater
While it is a completely unnecessary sequel, it is incredibly fun. It's essentially a continuation of the first, but also a regurgitated plot. Carl Denham,… More
The Movie Waffler
Considering "King Kong" is one of my favourite movies, I don't know why I put off watching it's immediate sequel for so long. The title… More
Tim Salmons
Not quite the magic of the original, it leaves you wondering why this was rushed out into theatres.
Cameron Johnson
In 1933, RKO Radio Pictures produced a grounbreaking mega-hit that has gone down in history as one of the most unique and successful films in cinematic history,… More
Dann Michalski
Horribly ill-conceived, Son of Kong has none of the thrills or amazement that the original had. Trying to stay ahead of a grand jury indictment for the Kong… More
Barry Lappin
Superb classic...the first of many, many, many remakes on the subject of big Gorillas.