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King Kong(Movie, 1976)

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| 2h 14min | Genres: Adventure, Drama, Horror
King KongRating: 3.1/5 (with 282282 votes)
King Kong is a 1976 American monster adventure film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed by John Guillermin. It is a remake of the 1933 film of the same name about a giant ape that is captured and taken to New York City for exhibition. Featuring special effects by Carlo Rambaldi, it stars Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, and Jessica Lange in her first film role. It's the 5th entry in the King Kong franchise. The idea to remake King Kong was conceived by Michael Eisner, who was then an ABC executive, in 1974. He separately proposed the idea to Universal Pictures CEO Sidney Sheinberg and Paramount Pictures CEO Barry Diller. Dino De Laurentiis quickly acquired the film rights from RKO-General and subsequently hired television writer Lorenzo Semple, Jr. to write the script. John Guillermin was hired as director and filming lasted ... ()
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"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).

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Available subtitles: English
Duration: 2h 14min
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Available subtitles: English
Duration: 2h 14min
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Duration: 2h 14min
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Also available at Amazon.com on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for King Kong

Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress Special Achievement Academy Award Academy Award for Best Cinematography Academy Award for Best Sound Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress

About King Kong

In this remake of the 1933 classic, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of a giant ape and brings him back to New York to exploit him.


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Trailer for King Kong + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

King Kong (1976) - Official Trailer(Trailer, 2:50)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "King Kong" (movie, 1933)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 20 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 12/17/1976 (World premiere: 09/08/1976)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Кінг-Конг"
"King Kong (1976)"
Budget: 23,000,000 USD
Revenue: 90,614,445 USD (= 394%)

2 movies in the King Kong (1976 Series)

1976 King Kong

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Other movies with this title: King Kong (US, 1933), King Kong (IN, 1962), King Kong (NZ/US/DE, 2005), King Kong (GR, 2013)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:4250, Added: 02/14/2018, Last updated: 09/22/2021