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King Kong

Director Peter Jackson helms this remake of the famous Empire State Building-climbing ape. It's an enormous project in every way -- from the size of its title character to its 187 min-long runtime. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 187
Theater Release: 13 Dec 2005
Video Release: 27 Mar 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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King Kong is rated PG-13: for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images

Cast: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody
Studio: 2005 Universal Studios

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