PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.
Marlow (John C. Reilly) and Conrad (Tom Hiddleston) are likely references to Joseph Conrad, and the lead character Marlow, from Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness. The novella, as well as the film it inspired, Apocalypse Now (1979), are thematic and visual inspirations for ... ...
Who's winning the war?
Captain James Conrad: Which one?
Hank Marlow: ...That makes sense, I guess.
One of the helicopters is called a "Sea Stallion" which is the US Navy/USMC designation of the H-53 helicopter platform. The Army's version of this aircraft was nicknamed the "Jolly Green Giant". An Army officer in an aviation unit would NOT have made this mistake.
The Warner Bros, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures logos are set in the air and made of metal, representing the aerial dogfight in the prologue.
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