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Kong: Skull Island (2017)

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A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.

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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 Jason Burns

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for brief strong language. | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$185,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$61,025,472, 12 March 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$168,052,812

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$566,652,812
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Sets were built at Kualoa Ranch, Hawaii, near the same filming locations as Jurassic World (2015). See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film we see a man get out of a taxi with a briefcase with "MONARCH" emblazoned on it. No government agent or military personnel would ever carry a briefcase with the name of a secret file/operation on it for anyone to see. Especially going through a civilian protest line. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bill Randa: Mark my words. There'll never be a more screwed up time in Washington. But we can't let it stop us.
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Crazy Credits

The IMAX intro for the film features the statement "Kong is King", a trip through Skull Island vistas, and Kong's roar. See more »

Connections

References King Kong (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

We'll Meet Again
Written by Ross Parker and Hugh Charles
Performed by Vera Lynn
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Kong:Skull Island is the PERFECT Monster movie
4 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

No Spoilers here.

Kong: Skull Island is the perfect monster movie. It's an epic display of what a popcorn movie should be. Great visuals, soundtrack, and a pleasant plot that is not bogged down by the melodrama that killed the Godzilla flick from 2014. It's a giant monster movie. Have fun.


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