Better or worse than original (question 2:better or worse than 1976 version?)

Kevin DeLoughry
11-24-2012 12:21 PM

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Luke Dobson

Luke Dobson

Not as good as the original but much better than than the 1976 movie.

Aug 13 - 08:13 AM

Kevin DeLoughry

Kevin DeLoughry

I only asked the '76 question because I read one of the user reviews on the '76 rottentomato page and it said the 2005 one was "wretched" and the '76 was "alright" so i figured there was some debate. I was wrong

Apr 13 - 12:40 PM

Salman Venthol

Salman Venthol


Mar 24 - 09:13 PM

David Tanny

Big Fat Jewish Guy

P.J.'s King Kong is much better. First of all, I was emotionally invested with the characters, and the whole tragedy aspect is much more clear and heart shattering, because Kong is portrayed as much more sympathetic and realistic(thanks to a terrific performance by Andy Serkis). Also, it looks great.

I have some minor nitpicks, like the "brontosaurus pile-up" that was too overblown. I can't think of the others right now.

I like the original, due to the great stop-motion effects, and it's a childhood favorite of mine, so it has nostalgia points. But I prefer Jackson's.

Didn't bother with the '76 version.

Feb 27 - 11:11 PM

Cody H.

Cody Halpert

Love this movie. Haven't seen the original but I've seen the 1976 version and I didn't like it.

Feb 11 - 01:58 PM


Mike Richards

Well, better but this movie still did not impress me.

Jan 27 - 04:35 AM

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