The Resource King Kong, Big Primate Pictures ; Universal Pictures ; WingNut Films ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson, (DVD)

King Kong, Big Primate Pictures ; Universal Pictures ; WingNut Films ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson, (DVD)

Label
King Kong
Title
King Kong
Statement of responsibility
Big Primate Pictures ; Universal Pictures ; WingNut Films ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young, beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, and down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has displayed the ape in the quest of finding fame by using commercial exploitation. This ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Andrew Lesnie, Derek Whipple ; art directors, Simon Bright, Dan Hennah ; editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music, James Newton Howard ; original score, Max Steiner ; costume designer, Terry Ryan ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisors, Scott E. Anderson, Joe Letteri, George Murphy, Ben Snow, Marc Varisco
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell
Runtime
187
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
King Kong, Big Primate Pictures ; Universal Pictures ; WingNut Films ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson, (DVD)
Label
King Kong, Big Primate Pictures ; Universal Pictures ; WingNut Films ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
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Color
mixed
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD)(ca. 187 min.)
Isbn
9781417027637
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192626029
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
26260
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sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
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DVD

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