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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... See more »

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Rod Arrants ...
Tom Rose
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Marilyn Baker (as Joanna DeVarona)
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Col. Davis
Nak-hun Lee ...
Capt. Kim (as Lee Nak Hoon)
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Mrs. Kim (as Woo Yun Jung)
Jerry Harke ...
Lt. Smith
Larry Chandler ...
First Mate
Walt Myers ...
Seaman
J.J. Gould ...
Soldier in Jeep
Charles Johnson ...
American Tourist
Paul Leder ...
Dino
Choi Sung Kwan ...
Film Producer
Bob Kurcz ...
American Actor
Jules Levey ...
Reporter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Josh Luckritz ...
School Child #1 (uncredited)

Directed by

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Paul Leder

Written by

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Paul Leder ... (written by)
 
Reuben Leder ... (written by) (as Reuben A. Leder)

Produced by

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Tony Francis ... associate producer
Paul Leder ... producer
Reuben Leder ... associate producer (as Reuben A. Leder)
Tseng-Hsui Yang ... associate producer (as Yang Tseng-Hsiu)
K.M. Yeung ... producer
Yeong-shil Hwang ... producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Bruce MacRae ... (as Bruce Mac Rae)

Cinematography by

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Tony Francis ... (camera)
Daniel L. Symmes ... (camera)

Film Editing by

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Paul Leder

Production Design by

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Bong-seon Lee ... (as Lee Bong Sun)

Production Management

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Tae Ki Ho ... production manager
Cho Young Kil ... production manager
Sa-sang Wang ... production manager (as Wong Sa Sang)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Yeong-cheol Choi ... second unit director (as Choi Young Chul)
Mimi Leder ... assistant director (as Miriam R. Leder)

Art Department

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Park Yong Jei ... property master (as Park Young Jei)

Sound Department

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Reuben Leder ... sound (as Nebuer Redel)
Alvin Lee ... sound

Special Effects by

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Park Kwang Nam ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Park Hyun Kuk ... camera assistant
Suh Sang Kwon ... camera assistant
Mimi Leder ... second unit camera operator (as Miriam R. Leder) / unit photographer (as Miriam Rose Leder)
Cha Jong Nam ... lighting technician
Chang-ho Park ... lighting technician (as Park Chang Ho)
Choi Chung Won ... camera assistant
Suh Kyung Woong ... camera assistant

Music Department

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Min-seob Jeong ... conductor (as Chung Min Sup)
Bruce MacRae ... arranger (as Bruce Mac Rae)
The Seoul Symphony Orchestra ... orchestra

Other crew

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Yeong-cheol Choi ... unit director (as Choi Young Chul)
Cho Sung Gu ... script supervisor
Jack H. Harris ... presenter
Bob Norton ... U.S. Army liaison
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines Ten Tons of Animal Fury Leaps from the Screen See more »
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Also Known As
  • King Kongui daeyeokseub (South Korea)
  • A*P*E: Attacking Primate Monster (Asia, English title)
  • The King Ape (Philippines, English title)
  • La révolte de Kong (France)
  • King Kong revient (France)
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Runtime
  • 86 min
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Budget $23,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Originally shot in 3-D. See more »
Goofs If A*P*E is 36 feet tall, it shouldn't tower over 10-20 story office buildings. Other scale problems include the relative sizes of a snake and a shark, which would have to be gigantic. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Top Ten Films of 1976 (1977). See more »
Quotes [last lines]
Tom Rose: He was just too big for a small world like ours.
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