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1. King Kong (2005)

PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

2. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

5.8
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A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

3. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

4. Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.5
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A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.

Writers: Merian C. Cooper, Ruth Rose, Mark Rosenthal, Lawrence Konner | Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

5. King Kong Lives (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.7
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Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!

Writers: Merian C. Cooper, Steven Pressfield, Ronald Shusett, Edgar Wallace | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Brian Kerwin, Linda Hamilton, Peter Elliott, George Antoni

6. The Mighty Kong (1998 Video)

G | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.1
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Ann Darrow, a down-on-her-luck actress looking for work, meeting film director Carl Denham, who offers her a job in a new movie. They board the Venture to leave for the film shoot. The ... See full summary »

Writer: William J. Keenan | Director: Art Scott | Stars: Dudley Moore, Jodi Benson, Randy Hamilton, William Sage

7. The Devil Came from Akasava (1971)

84 min | Adventure, Thriller

5.0
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A mineral is discovered which can turn metal to gold or humans into zombies. When the mineral is stolen, secret agents are sent in to get the mineral back!

Writers: Paul André, Ladislas Fodor, Jesús Franco, Edgar Wallace | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Fred Williams, Soledad Miranda, Horst Tappert, Ewa Strömberg

8. Kong: The Animated Series (2001– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.6
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When King Kong fell to his tragic death off the Empire State Building, there was a young scientist Dr. Lorna Jenkins who cloned him and took him back to Kong Island so he could finally be ... See full summary »

Stars: Kirby Morrow, Saffron Henderson, Daphne Goldrick, David Kaye

9. The Green Archer (1940)

Approved | 285 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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Columbia's 12th serial of 57 total (following 1940's "Deadwood Dick" and ahead of 1941's "White Eagle") is another of director's James Horne's "classics" where he evidently figured that the... See full summary »

Writers: Morgan Cox, John Cutting, Jesse Duffy, James W. Horne, Edgar Wallace | Director: James W. Horne | Stars: Victor Jory, Iris Meredith, James Craven, Robert Fiske

10. Sanders of the River (1935)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama

5.6
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British District Officer in Nigeria in the 1930's rules his area strictly but justly, and struggles with gun-runners and slavers with the aid of a loyal native chief.

Writers: Lajos Biró, Jeffrey Dell, Edgar Wallace, Arthur Wimperis | Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney, Robert Cochran

11. Mystery Liner (1934)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Mystery

4.6
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Police try to solve a murder on board an ocean liner.

Writers: Wellyn Totman, Edgar Wallace | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Noah Beery, Astrid Allwyn, Edwin Maxwell, Gustav von Seyffertitz

12. Die seltsame Gräfin (1961)

95 min | Adventure, Crime

5.9
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(1961)Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum. A girl is almost murdered, but no explainable motive can be found until a 20 year old murder is uncovered and linked to the case...

Writers: Curt Hanno Gutbrod, Robert A. Stemmle, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Josef von Báky, Jürgen Roland, Ottokar Runze | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Lil Dagover, Marianne Hoppe

13. Sanders (1963)

83 min | Adventure

4.4
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A British colonial policeman in Africa investigates a murder in a hospital up river.

Writer: Edgar Wallace | Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Richard Todd, Marianne Koch, Albert Lieven, Walter Rilla

14. Coast of Skeletons (1965)

90 min | Adventure, Drama

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Coast of Skeletons

Writers: Harry Alan Towers, Anthony Scott Veitch, Edgar Wallace | Director: Robert Lynn | Stars: Dale Robertson, Richard Todd, Heinz Drache, Marianne Koch

15. Kong: King of Atlantis (2005 Video)

69 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.4
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Director: Patrick Archibald | Stars: Daphne Goldrick, Saffron Henderson, David Kaye, Scott McNeil

16. Born to Gamble (1935)

Passed | 63 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.9
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A wealthy man relates how gambling had tragic consequences for his family.

Writers: Edgar Wallace, E. Morton Hough | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Onslow Stevens, H.B. Warner, Maxine Doyle, Eric Linden

17. The Green Archer (1925)

Action, Adventure

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Writers: Frank Leon Smith, Edgar Wallace | Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Allene Ray, Walter Miller, Burr McIntosh, Frank Lackteen

18. The Frog (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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Police Captain Gordon and Sergeant Elk set out to put an end to the activities of a criminal mastermind who calls himself The Frog. They encounter blackmail, murder, arson and robbery along... See full summary »

Writers: Edgar Wallace, Ian Hay, Gerald Elliott | Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Noah Beery, Jack Hawkins, Richard Ainley, Vivian Gaye

19. The River of Stars (1921)

Adventure

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A wife learns her husband has another wife but stays with him for her children's sake.

Writers: Leslie Howard Gordon, Edgar Wallace | Director: F. Martin Thornton | Stars: Philip Anthony, Faith Bevan, Teddy Arundell, Dalton Somers

20. The Terrible People (1928)

Adventure, Action

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Writers: George Arthur Gray, Edgar Wallace | Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Allene Ray, Walter Miller, Larry Steers, Al Craven