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King Kong / Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 1417079711
  • ISBN: 9781417079711
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (188 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 2-disc special ed.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, ¬©2006.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Aspect ratios: 2.35:1 (disc 1) and 1.78:1 (disc 2).
Special features: Disc 1: The Volkswagen Toureg & King Kong; "Wish you were here" film trailer ; Disc 2: Special introduction by Peter Jackson; post-production diaries: director Peter Jackson reveales virtually every aspect of post-production with nearly three hours of exclusive behind the scenes footage; "Kong's New York, 1933"--Explores vaudeville, the skyscraper boom, the construction of the Empire State building and more; "Skull Island: a natural history": travel to treacherous Skull Island with Peter Jackson and his crew.
Disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Bonus features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; art directors, Simon Bright, Dan Hennah ; film editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music by, James Newton Howard ; original score, Max Steiner ; costume designer, Terry Ryan ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisors, Scott E. Anderson, Joe Letteri, George Murphy, Ben Snow, Marc Varisco.
Participant or Performer:
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell.
Summary, etc.:
In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images.
System Details:
DVD; region 1, dual layer, widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 (disc 1) and 2.0 (disc 2).
English dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: King Kong (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Actresses > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Motion picture producers and directors > United States > Drama.
King Kong (Personaje literario) > Teatro.
Actrices > Nueva York (Estados Unidos : Estado) > Nueva York > Teatro.
Cinematografía > Productores y directores > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
King Kong (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Actresses > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Motion picture producers and directors > United States > Drama.
Actors and actresses > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Producers and directors > United States > Drama.
King Kong (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Actresses > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Motion picture producers and directors > Drama.
Genre: Spanish language materials.
French language materials.
Feature films > New Zealand.
Feature films > United States.
Monster films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Adventure > Feature.
Animal > Feature.
Thriller > Feature.
Suspense films.

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