In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
A movie crew, travelling to a mysterious island to shoot their picture, encounter a furious gorilla, taking their leading actress and forming a special relationship with her, protecting her at all costs.
A washed up monster chaser convinces the U.S. Government to fund a trip to an unexplored island in the South Pacific. Under the guise of geological research, the team travels to "Skull Island". Upon arrival, the group discover that their mission may be complicated by the wildlife which inhabits the island. The beautiful vistas and deadly creatures create a visually stunning experience that is sure to keep your attention. Written by
There are subtle references to the movie "Jeremiah Johnson." At one point, the characters must decide if they should walk through a sacred graveyard with many skeletons, or go around, and thus take a longer route. The other reference is when Marlow asks about the outcome of the war: "Who won?" A line that Robert Redford used in his movie as well. See more »
The establishing shot of the Athena shows a CH-47 Chinook helicopter on the bow, four UH-1 Hueys amidships, and one CH-53 Sea Stallion on the stern. In the helicopter battle with Kong later, at least 10 Hueys are shown. See more »
This planet doesn't belong to us. Ancient species owned this earth long before mankind. I spent 30 years trying to prove the truth: monsters exist.
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The Warner Bros, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures logos are set in the air and made of metal, representing the aerial dogfight in the prologue. See more »
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Written by Allan Clarke, Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway
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Don't bother with this turkey even if you love King Kong
Peter Jackson headed up a well-done remake of King Kong back in 2005. Better to rewatch Jackson's version as this new movie, Skull Island", has little to offer even in the way of entertainment. Kong himself shows little personality and the rest of the cast, try as they might, cannot rescue the awful script, the lack of characterization, and the absence of intelligent dialogue that mark this movie. Fortunately the theater seat was quite comfortable so I could doze off as this hideous reworking of the King Kong legend unfolded. Do yourself a favor and if you must see it, wait till it comes to television.
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