Kong

Kong

Skull Island

Blu-ray Disc - 2017
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A team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers explores an uncharted island in the Pacific, but their mission of discovery becomes the ultimate battle between man and nature when they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong.
Publisher: ©2017.
Burbank, CA :, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment,, [2017].
Edition: Blu-ray edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017.
Characteristics: video file,Blu-ray video
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Atmos,DTS-HD MA 5.1
1 videodisc (118 minutes) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary: A team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers explores an uncharted island in the Pacific, but their mission of discovery becomes the ultimate battle between man and nature when they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong.

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javachix
Sep 19, 2017

That's 2 hours of my life ill never get back. The only way to watch this is free from the library and I'm still not sure id recommend that. I kept feeling sorry for poor Tom Hiddleston who up to this point has done some pretty good movies. Robert Taylor's talent was completely wasted as well. There's a couple of good comic moments by John C. Reilly, but its not enough to improve the quality of this flick. Samuel L. Jacksons character was unimaginative. Bad, evil man. Must kill big monkey. Its just bad, with a bad script and moments that are just ridiculous. One review stated that leaving your brain at the door was a good idea when watching this movie. I agree. You'd think at some point the actors would take a moment while filming this movie and say " This movie is going to suck". Example. A man is getting pulled in all directions by prehistoric birds. They manage to rip off his arm at the shoulder joint, while pulling on his briefcase. Personally I think he would of let go of the briefcase before having his arm ripped off. Silly, illogical moments like that pepper the entire movie. They would of been better to commit to making this a full out comedy.

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mrkus
Sep 16, 2017

Kong fan I am but saving Jessica Lang this was not. This version switched romance with special effects. They left the obvious opening for a sequel to the end, I hate that

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rhcica
Sep 12, 2017

Probably the worst mainstream movie I've seen in some time. Appalling writing. Obsessive slow motion helicopter shots. Not even fun bad. Just bad.

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21221018293347
Sep 11, 2017

A good action packed romp through the island. Good guys, bad guys, and lots of action.

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Ron@Ottawa
Sep 11, 2017

As a Kong film this one is not half as good as the one by Peter Jackson. Plot is a stretch. Watch it only if you are a Kong fan.

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GrannysGlasses
Sep 10, 2017

Lots of action and special effects . Great entertainment if you are expecting lots of action, unbelievable plot and lots of special effects. Great way to while away a rainy day, or a sick day.

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mr_chocolate
Sep 06, 2017

This was better than expected, as you have the military seeking revenge, after a scientific re-search exploration trip into unknown territory goes all wrong. Not a unique story, but this version is done well and does even give a reference to the scientific research of MUTO's, with is an acronym for "Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism," as used in the 2014 Godzilla.
Look for a possible film linking us to the same Earth's timeline of other creatures out there.

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graybear3
Aug 23, 2017

Semi-entertaining. Liked the John C Reilly character but the rest were just mediocre. This is just like all the other Kong movies. Don't expect much.

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myamber
Aug 21, 2017

Ok movies, lots of action worth seeing again.

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travelerinspace
Aug 15, 2017

+1 Disc played
+1 Great action scenes
+1 Kong is a super cool character
-1 Plot
-1/2 Characters in film

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jimg2000
Aug 09, 2017

40 quotes already in IMDb:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3731562/trivia?tab=qt&ref_=tt_trv_qu

But not these two important ones:
If you take away that species' natural competition they will proliferate out of control.
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You can't kill Kong, Colonel.

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