- Brie Larson, Corey Hawkins, Eugene Cordero, Jason Mitchell, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, John Ortiz, Marc Evan Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Shea Whigham, Thomas Mann, Tian Jing, Toby Kebbell, Tom Hiddleston, Will Brittain
- Jordan Vogt-Roberts
- Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi
- March 10, 2017
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.
Critics and Reviews
Skull Island deploys action-movie feints and horror-film frights capably amid its clichés and deaths. Every so often it also pauses and allows Kong and and his captive to move you. Full reviewManohla Dargis
In its jungle-stranded B-movie way, “Kong: Skull Island” may come closer in spirit to the wide-eyed amazement of the original than either of those remakes. Full reviewOwen Gleiberman
Kong: Skull Island is a shared universe launchpad that fulfills its promise of big, goofy, monster mayhem – setting up even bigger things to come. Full reviewSandy Schaefer
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall is King Kong?
He stood 148 feet tall in King Kong vs. Godzilla so that he’d be large enough to properly battle the 164 foot Godzilla, and he was reduced to about 66 feet for King Kong Escapes, but neither of these films take place within the same continuity as each other or the original.
When was the original King Kong movie made?
1933King Kong is a giant movie monster, resembling a giant ape, that has appeared in various media since 1933. The character first appeared in the 1933 film King Kong from RKO Pictures, which received universal acclaim upon its initial release and re-releases.
Where is King Kong from?
In the original film, only Skull Mountain is named, while in the sequel Son of Kong, its simply referred to as “Kong’s Island”. In the novelization of King Kong (1933) by Delos Lovelace, it’s called Skull Mountain Island. But RKO referred to it as Skull Island in their publicity materials.