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.
According to Jordan Vogt-Roberts, the first draft of the screenplay had the action taking place in 1917, and was an entirely different film. Although he liked the script, he didn't think it was something he wanted to make. When asked what kind of monster movie he had ... ...
Remember the tale of Icarus, whose father gave him wax wings to fly. But he flew too close to the sun, and his wings melted, and he fell into the sea. But our wings are not made of wax, but Pennsylvania steel, guaranteed not to melt.
Early in the movie, Packard reaches for a box of cigars, with a Rocky Patel cigar label, which contains his medals. Rocky Patel Cigar Company has only been around since 2002.
The opening credits are a montage of 1940-70s news videos.
$61,015,000 (USA) (10 March 2017)
$167,986,460 (USA) (9 June 2017)
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