King Kong Reviews

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October 25, 2019
It's a remake that was a good idea, because it's bigger newer and better than the old one.
July 23, 2019
This new version looks more like a Japanese monster movie than its famous predecessor. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 18, 2017
If this is what bleeding-edge, Oscar-worthy effects work looked like in 1976, it's no wonder that Star Wars made such a gargantuan splash in 1977.
March 14, 2017
The special effects are marvelous, the good-humored script is comic-bookish without being excessively campy, and there are two excellent performances
March 14, 2017
However much we laughed, I resented the film's tendency to nudge and wink at us.
March 14, 2017
It's madness to try to remake a myth, but even so, John Guillermin's jokey, low-camp film seems awfully inadequate.
March 14, 2017
The then unknown Jessica Lange plays the Fay Wray role with a valiant attempt at empathy, while Charles Grodin brings comic glee to the exploitative oilman. It's colourful, noisy and fun.
March 14, 2017
A remake that lacks the magic of the original, but is as camp and entertaining as any other disaster movie of its time.
March 14, 2017
Without a doubt, De Laurentiis' remake of Cooper and Schoedsack's classic is the biggest con job ever pulled on the unsuspecting American public.
January 2, 2011
Bad script and acting ruin a classic story.
October 18, 2008
Faithful in substantial degree not only to the letter but also the spirit of the 1933 classic for RKO, this $22 million-plus version neatly balances superb special effects with solid dramatic credibility.
March 8, 2008
Not as bad as reputed, this Kong has some good moments + great Barry score.
May 7, 2007
June 24, 2006
The results of this technological bonanza are pretty mixed.
December 7, 2005
The ape here is of course absurd, clearly a guy in a gorilla suit...
October 10, 2005
July 4, 2005
An amazing motion picture experience....Lange's as memorable as she is mesmerising
July 1, 2005
June 17, 2005
May 9, 2005
What sort, exactly, is this movie?
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