King Kong(Movie, 1933)

| 1h 44min | Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
King KongRating: 3.8/5 (with 613613 votes)
King Kong is a 1933 American pre-Code adventure horror monster film directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, with special effects by Willis H. O'Brien. Produced and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, it is the first film in the King Kong franchise. The film stars Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong and Bruce Cabot. In the film, a giant ape dubbed Kong attempts to possess a beautiful young woman. King Kong opened in New York City on March 2, 1933, to rave reviews, and has since been ranked by Rotten Tomatoes as the greatest horror film of all time and the fifty-sixth greatest film of all time. In 1991, it was deemed "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. A sequel, titled Son of Kong, was fast-tracked and re... ()
Movie poster of King Kong

Where to watch King Kong (cinema/streaming/download)?

"King Kong" is currently available on 2 providers. King Kong can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 44min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 44min
Also available at on: DVD

About King Kong

Adventurous filmmaker, Carl Denham, sets out to produce a motion picture unlike anything the world has seen before. Alongside his leading lady Ann Darrow and his first mate Jack Driscoll, they arrive on an island and discover a legendary creature said to be neither beast nor man. Denham captures the monster to displayed on Broadway as Kong, the eighth wonder of the world.

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Trailer for King Kong + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

King Kong ≣ 1933 ≣ Trailer(Trailer, 1:32)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Derivative works/Adaptions: "King Kong" (movie, 2005), "King Kong" (movie, 1976), "King Kong" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 25 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/07/1933 (World premiere: 03/15/1933)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"King Kong 1"
"Die Fabel von King Kong - Ein amerikanischer Trick- und Sensationsfilm"
"King Kong Colourised Version (1933)"
"King Kong (1933)"

2 movies in the King Kong Collection

1933 King Kong

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Other movies with this title: King Kong (JP, 1952), King Kong (IN, 1962), King Kong (US, 1976), King Kong (NZ/US/DE, 2005), King Kong (GR, 2013)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:4358, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 03/17/2023