PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Mystery
When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong.
Rather than re-create the features of a mountain gorilla, the studio had instructions to design Amy so that she would more closely resemble the 'cuter' lowland gorilla. "We took a lot of artistic license with Amy that, in hindsight, we shouldn't have taken," Stan Winston said. "Part of that artistic license was putting a lowland gorilla face on what was supposed to be a mountain gorilla, just to make her more appealing. She was cuter, but we paid a price for it because there was a sense of reality that was lost in the character." Stan Winston and his crew did not have the benefit of that hindsight, however, as they began to design and build a suit and mechanical heads for the character.
Rudy, TraviCom Security:
Doctor Ross. Doctor Ross. We've got satellite in the Congo.
Dr. Karen Ross: What did they say, Rudy?
Rudy, TraviCom Security: I can't repeat anything in here.
Dr. Karen Ross: It's Charles.
Rudy, TraviCom Security: It's Charles.
Rudy, TraviCom Security: It won't work.
Dr. Karen Ross: You changed the code already?
Rudy, TraviCom Security: The old man's got me changing it every 3 hours now.
Rudy, TraviCom Security: Rudy, Rudy, ...
Laser beams are not visible when passing through air. There must be dust, smoke, steam or something like that to reflect the light.
English, American Sign Language
$24,642,539 11 June 1995