In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.
Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.Written by
Caesar's son shares his name with the Roddy McDowall character, Cornelius, in Planet of the Apes (1968). In the first five movies, Caesar is the son of Cornelius, eventually naming his own son Cornelius after his father. See more »
The Colonel is eating a piece of fruit off the tip of his knife. He takes a small bite leaving the rest on the tip of his knife as he goes into an intense dialogue with Caesar. Camera back to The Colonel the piece of fruit suddenly disappeared and there's no fruit on the floor when the camera panned out. See more »
Is that a trench? It looks like there's more of them inside.
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The 20th Century Fox fanfare is played through the use of Congo drums instead of the traditional percussion instruments. See more »
Honestly, i can't understand how people give a score of 1/10.
One user said that "the mass cinematographic audience is every day, every time, worse". I totally agree with that.
This movie is much better than the previous 2. In fact, this movie should be used as "foot" to develop true sequels of the same quality as this, and even better.
Rarely nowadays you can see a movie that is entertaining from the beginning to the end and with all the condiments you could imagine of a great movie. This movie reaches all those levels. And if you do not like it, I honestly could not understand why.
It is moving, has action, has good CGI, good rhythm ... and all that works cohesively to fit in to a very good argument.
What more can I say.
Only those who can truly appreciate this film, forgetting their prequels, only appreciating this ... will understand.
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