King Kong Reviews

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
It's madness to try to remake a myth, but even so, John Guillermin's jokey, low-camp film seems awfully inadequate.
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.
June 24, 2006
The results of this technological bonanza are pretty mixed.
May 9, 2005
What sort, exactly, is this movie?
October 23, 2004
January 1, 2000
Common wisdom contends that Dino De Laurentiis' big-budget remake of Merian C. Cooper's classic 1933 film, King Kong, is a bad movie. And, viewed from a certain perspective, perhaps it is, but it's also a lot of fun.