Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search


King Kong [videorecording] / Universal Pictures ; Wingnut Films ; produced by Jan Blenkin ... [et al.] ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; directed by Peter Jackson.

Currently available copies

  • 4 out of 5 copies are currently available at PINES.

Current holds

0 current holds on 5 total copies.

Library System: Library Branch Name
Find the name of the library system and branch closest to you.
Shelving Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Status
Chattooga County Library:
      Summerville Branch
AV DVD F KIN BLUE
(Send Call No. in Text Message)
31009005481787 Available
Live Oak Public Libraries:
      Hinesville Library
VIDEO F KING
(Send Call No. in Text Message)
50539019789367 Available
Live Oak Public Libraries:
      Islands Library
VIDEO F KING
(Send Call No. in Text Message)
50539021752403 Available
Mountain Regional Library System:
      Union County Public Library
AV BLU KIN
(Send Call No. in Text Message)
31035006410681 Checked out
Sara Hightower Regional Library:
      Rome Branch
AV BLU-RAY 870 ADVENTURE KING
(Send Call No. in Text Message)
31047003329434 Available

Item details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (188 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Blu-ray version].
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, 2009.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Extended version is unrated.
Special features: Theatrical (188 min.) and extended (200) versions, extended feature commentary with Peter Jackson and Philippa Boyens, picture-in-picture capability (extended version only), art galleries (extended version only).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, James Newton Howard; director of photography, Andres Lesnie; senior visual effects supervisor, Joe Letteri, film editor, Jamie Selkirk.
Participant or Performer:
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Jamie Bell and Andy Serkis.
Summary, etc.:
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG-13, for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images (theatrical version).
System Details:
DVD, 1080p High-Definition widescreen 2.35:1, English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 in English, DTS 5.1 in French or Spanish.
Special features: 1080i/p High-Definition and 480i/p Standard Definition, English Dolby Digital 2.0.
For use only with Blu-ray players and drives.
BD Live features require an Internet connection.
Language:
English, Spanish and French dialogue, Spanish and French 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.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Monster films.
Action and adventure films.
Film remakes.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Additional Resources