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1. King Kong (2005)

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

7.2
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81 Metascore

After a movie crew travel to a mysterious island to shoot their picture, they encounter a giant and furious gorilla who takes their leading actress and form a special relationship with her, protecting the beautiful lady at all costs.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 323,322 | Gross: $218.05M

2. Dragonball: Evolution (2009)

PG | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.7
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45 Metascore

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

Director: James Wong | Stars: Justin Chatwin, James Marsters, Yun-Fat Chow, Emmy Rossum

Votes: 58,148 | Gross: $9.35M

3. Dragon Ball Z (1996–2003)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies.

Stars: Doc Harris, Christopher Sabat, Sean Schemmel, Terry Klassen

Votes: 82,418

4. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

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

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

Votes: 23,110 | Gross: $52.60M

5. Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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49 Metascore

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Directors: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier | Stars: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Aziz Ansari

Votes: 151,003 | Gross: $161.32M

6. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

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. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 65,745

7. Puss in Boots (2011)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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65 Metascore

An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town.

Director: Chris Miller | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton

Votes: 117,633 | Gross: $149.23M

8. Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.6
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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.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Votes: 23,413 | Gross: $50.63M

9. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yû Fujiki, Ichirô Arishima

Votes: 5,599

10. King Kong Lives (1986)

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

3.8
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Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive. However, his heart is failing, so it's replaced with an artificial one. All is well until he senses that there's a female Kong somewhere out there and escapes wreaking havoc.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Brian Kerwin, Linda Hamilton, Peter Elliott, George Antoni

Votes: 3,999 | Gross: $4.71M

11. Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Approved | 84 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune in order to save her family's ranch.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Mr. Joseph Young

Votes: 3,462

12. The Son of Kong (1933)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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The men who captured the giant ape King Kong return to Skull Island and find his likewise gigantic but far more friendly son.

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Frank Reicher, John Marston

Votes: 2,755

13. King Kong Escapes (1967)

G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Rhodes Reason, Mie Hama, Linda Miller, Akira Takarada

Votes: 1,518

14. King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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Based on the events of the motion picture, King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie allows the player to play as man and also have the chance to play as Kong. When the crew arrive at Skull... See full summary »

Director: Michel Ancel | Stars: Jamie Bell, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Colin Hanks

Votes: 1,299

15. Queen Kong (1976)

87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

3.5
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A female film crew journeys to Africa where a giant ape, Queen Kong, falls in love with the crew's male star.

Director: Frank Agrama | Stars: Robin Askwith, Rula Lenska, Valerie Leon, Roger Hammond

Votes: 292

16. Goliathon (1977)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.3
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King Kong goes Hong Kong as a giant Himalayan beast tries to save a sexy Russia Tarzanette from a sleazy show-biz promoter. The action, locations set in India, and interracial romance made ... See full summary »

Director: Meng Hua Ho | Stars: Evelyne Kraft, Danny Lee, Feng Ku, Wei Tu Lin

Votes: 1,137 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Bye Bye Monkey (1978)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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A man walking on the beach near New York City finds the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, and takes it to a friend who lives in the city, and they decide to raise it.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Marcello Mastroianni, James Coco, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 808

18. Ape (1976)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

2.3
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A newly discovered 36-foot gorilla escapes from a freighter off the coast of Korea. At the same time an American actress is filming a movie in the country. Chaos ensues as the ape kidnaps her and rampages through Seoul.

Director: Paul Leder | Stars: Rod Arrants, Joanna Kerns, Alex Nicol, Nak-hun Lee

Votes: 1,228

19. King of the Lost World (2005)

R | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.3
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's action-adventure classic, four plane crash survivors encounter danger in a world that time forgot.

Director: Leigh Scott | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Jeff Denton, Rhett Giles, Sarah Lieving

Votes: 1,462

20. Konga (1961)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Dr.Decker comes back from Africa after a year, presumed dead. During that year, he came across a way of growing plants and animals to an enormous size. He brings back a baby chimpanzee to ... See full summary »

Director: John Lemont | Stars: Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad, Claire Gordon

Votes: 949

21. Donkey Kong (1981 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Family

7.7
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Jumpman must save Pauline from the giant ape Donkey Kong.

Director: Hiroshi Yamauchi

Votes: 896

22. The Mighty Kong (1998 Video)

G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.2
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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 »

Director: Art Scott | Stars: Dudley Moore, Jodi Benson, Randy Hamilton, William Sage

Votes: 91

23. King Kong (1966– )

30 min | Animation

7.5
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An animated series about the adventures of King Kong and his young pal Bobby Bond. Also featured were the adventures of "Tom of T.H.U.M.B.", a 6" tall secret agent.

Stars: Billie Mae Richards, Carl Banas, Susan Conway, John Drainie

Votes: 102

24. The Mighty Gorga (1969)

G | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy

2.9
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A circus owner and a lady trapper trek into the African jungle to capture a giant gorilla for his circus.

Director: David L. Hewitt | Stars: Anthony Eisley, Megan Timothy, Scott Brady, Kent Taylor

Votes: 225

25. Rampage (1986 Video Game)

Unrated | Action, Fantasy

7.6
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In Rampage three people can play at once, each player being a different giant monster that terrorizes cities throughout North America.

Votes: 159

26. Son of Tor (1964)

4 min | Short, Action, Adventure

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Carl Denham (played by Don Glut) returns to Tor's plateau ("Tor, King of Beasts" 1962) with a friend (played by Dick Andersen).

Director: Donald F. Glut | Star: Donald F. Glut

27. War of the Monsters (2003 Video Game)

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Votes: 49

28. Wonder Boy: Monsutâ Rando (1987 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.4
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Votes: 15

29. King Klunk (1933)

9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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Pooch the Pup, his camera, and his girlfriend go to Africa to make a movie of a giant gorilla. Things proceed roughly as in King Kong (1933), though with various comic twists.

Director: Walter Lantz

Votes: 59

30. Escape from Bug Island (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

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Survival horror action adventure. College student Ray must rescue entomology student Michelle, on whom he has a crush, and his best friend Mike after the two go exploring a mysterious island where giant bugs and mutated creatures live.

Director: Nobuyasu Motoki | Stars: Gavin Hammon, Aileen Ong, Kevin Gill, Yumi Hikita

31. The Fantastic Four (1978– )
Episode: A Monster Among Us (1978)

23 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The Fantastic Four leaps into action when a giant apelike space alien crash lands near the city and wreaks havoc.

Stars: Mike Road, Ginny Tyler, Ted Cassidy, Frank Welker

Votes: 16

32. Land of the Giants (1968–1970)
Episode: Comeback (1969)

60 min | Sci-Fi

6.8
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Some of them meet a suicidal actor who was once a great horror movie actor. He captures them and plans to offer them to a movie studio to use in a movie. After being turned away by every ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Gary Conway, Don Matheson, Stefan Arngrim, Don Marshall

Votes: 13

33. Salvage 1 (1979– )
Episode: Dark Island (1979)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

9.5
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The Salvage 1 crew become stranded on a remote island off the coast of Africa and are menaced by a gigantic ape.

Director: Gene Nelson | Stars: Andy Griffith, Joel Higgins, Trish Stewart, Richard Jaeckel

Votes: 8

34. Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)
Episode: Family Business/1000 Years of Courage (2000)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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"Family Business" A confused burglar fleeing the law breaks into the Farmhouse and mistakes the Family for his own relatives. He decides the Family should pull a heist together, and enlists the Family to help him pull his biggest job yet.

Director: John Dilworth | Stars: Marty Grabstein, Lionel G. Wilson, Thea White, Jon Adams

Votes: 103

35. Underdog (1964–1973)
Episode: Fearo, Part 2 (1964)

TV-G | 5 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

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Stars: Wally Cox, George S. Irving, Norma MacMillan, Allen Swift

36. The Flash (2014– )
Episode: Gorilla Warfare (2015)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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Barry's team races to rescue Caitlin when Grodd abducts her; Cisco plans a date with the new barista at Jitters; Patty knows Barry is hiding something.

Director: Dermott Downs | Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes

Votes: 2,724

37. Urutora Q (1965– )
Episode: Gorou to Gorô (1966)

Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Stars: Kenji Sahara, Yasuhiko Saijô, Hiroko Sakurai, Yoshifumi Tajima

Votes: 6

38. Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)
Episode: Johnny and the Beanstalk/A Boy and His Bird/Ape Is Enough (1999)

TV-G | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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Johnny and the Beanstalk: Johnny buys some magic hair tonic. A Boy and his Bird: Johnny adopts an emu. Ape is Enough: When Johnny visits the South Seas a giant ape falls for him.

Directors: Russell Calabrese, Kirk Tingblad, Van Partible | Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett, Brenda Vaccaro, Mae Whitman

Votes: 26

39. Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto (1989–1996)
Episode: Kiseki o okose! Sûpâ Saiya-jin Son Gohan (1990)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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Yajirobe distracts Vegeta as Son Gohan turns into a Ôzaru by looking at the artificial moonlight created by Vegeta, and Ôzaru Gohan and Vegeta fight.

Director: Daisuke Nishio | Stars: Masako Nozawa, Mayumi Tanaka, Hiromi Tsuru, Mayumi Shô

Votes: 171

40. Superman (1996–2000)
Episode: Monkey Fun (1997)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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A beloved monkey companion of Lois returns from years of suspended animation in space only to become big trouble on Earth.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Tim Daly, Dana Delany, David Kaufman, Victor Brandt

Votes: 102

41. Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto (1989–1996)
Episode: Sentô-ryoku 10-bai!! Bejîta dai henshin (1990)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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Vegeta uses his energy to create artificial moonlight and turns into Ôzaru, and Son Goku, after trying to fight him, realizes that his only chance for victory is to use the Genki Dama. Meanwhile, Son Gohan flies back to help his dad.

Directors: Yoshihiro Ueda, Daisuke Nishio | Stars: Masako Nozawa, Mayumi Tanaka, Hiromi Tsuru, Kôhei Miyauchi

Votes: 157

42. The Adventures of Tintin (1991–1992)
Episode: The Black Island: Part 2 (1991)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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Tintin, still wondering Britain investigates a mysterious island in Scotland.

Director: Stéphane Bernasconi | Stars: Colin O'Meara, Thierry Wermuth, Christian Pellissier, Henri Labussière

Votes: 136

43. The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (1980– )
Episode: Time Schlep (1981)

Animation, Family, Comedy

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On route to Milwaukee 1957 the gang in their time machine get stuck in a time storm emanating from the Bermuda Triangle, where they meet Ula and her giant ape Mondo and some villains.

Directors: George Gordon, Carl Urbano, Rudy Zamora, Chris Cuddington, Ray Patterson | Stars: Marlene Aragon, Rene Auberjonois, Didi Conn, Kathy Garver

44. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Treehouse of Horror III (1992)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.4
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An evil Krusty the Clown doll makes life hell for the Simpsons, Marge is captured by a giant ape who falls in love with her, and Bart inadvertently raises the dead.

Director: Carlos Baeza | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,486

45. Thundarr the Barbarian (1980–1984)
Episode: Valley of the Man-Apes (1980)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.3
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Thundarr, Ariel and Ookla cross swords with the Man-Apes, whose plan to rebuild a gigantic mechanical gorilla (the relic of a long ago motion picture) threatens everyone around them!

Director: Rudy Larriva | Star: Henry Corden

Votes: 7