History Film / KingKong

10th Apr '17 8:51:22 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* {{Kaiju}}: Though he misses out on being the first monster to rampage across a city, he's the one people think of as the first proto-kaiju.

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* {{Kaiju}}: Though he Kong misses out on being the first monster to rampage across a city, he's the one people think of as the first proto-kaiju.
10th Apr '17 8:50:58 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* {{Kaiju}}: Though misses out on being the first monster to rampage across a city, he's the one people think of as the first proto-kaiju.

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* {{Kaiju}}: Though he misses out on being the first monster to rampage across a city, he's the one people think of as the first proto-kaiju.
25th Mar '17 10:32:51 PM Fan
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* {{Fanservice}}: Ann/Dawn has their moments in the films.
** Jack Driscoll in the Don Simpson "Monster Comics" adaptation, who ends up shirtless and with his pants torn by the end of the Skull Island section.
21st Mar '17 4:32:46 AM Saveelich
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21st Mar '17 4:32:10 AM Saveelich
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* ''Film/KongSkullIsland'' (2017)
20th Mar '17 11:42:47 AM Saveelich
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* ''Film/KongSkullIsland''

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* ''Film/KongSkullIsland''''Film/KongSkullIsland'' (2017)
20th Mar '17 11:42:21 AM Saveelich
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Creator/LegendaryPictures, fresh off their success with Creator/GarethEdwards' ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' [[Film/{{Godzilla 2014}} remake]], [[http://www.slashfilm.com/skull-island-movie/ announced]] that they're producing a movie titled ''Film/KongSkullIsland'', which will be an OriginStory to the Eighth Wonder of the World himself. Standing alone from previous versions of the character, this King Kong will be part of a SharedUniverse with Legendary's Godzilla franchise, with the two meeting in ''Godzilla vs Kong'' in 2020.

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Creator/LegendaryPictures, fresh off their success with Creator/GarethEdwards' ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' [[Film/{{Godzilla 2014}} remake]], [[http://www.slashfilm.com/skull-island-movie/ announced]] that they're producing a movie titled ''Film/KongSkullIsland'', which will be an OriginStory to the Eighth Wonder of the World himself. produced ''Film/KongSkullIsland''. Standing alone from previous versions of the character, this King Kong will be part of a SharedUniverse SharedUniverse, the ''Film/MonsterVerse'' with Legendary's Godzilla franchise, Godzilla, with the two meeting in ''Godzilla vs Kong'' in 2020.
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20th Mar '17 11:40:47 AM Saveelich
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The original 1933 film has had two official remakes, along with numerous spin-offs, sequels, crossovers, and spoofs. Retellings in other media range from a DirectToVideo animated feature in TheNineties (''The Mighty Kong'' for those curious) to an Australian stage musical in 2013 (a Broadway production of this version has been announced, though the opening date is currently in limbo). The three major films (and their sequels) are:

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The original 1933 film has had two official remakes, along with numerous spin-offs, sequels, crossovers, and spoofs. Retellings in other media range from a DirectToVideo animated feature in TheNineties (''The Mighty Kong'' for those curious) to an Australian stage musical in 2013 (a Broadway production of this version has been announced, though the opening date is currently in limbo). The three major films (and their sequels) are:


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* ''Film/KongSkullIsland''
21st Feb '17 6:04:36 AM TargetmasterJoe
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Creator/LegendaryPictures, fresh off their success with Creator/GarethEdwards' ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' [[Film/{{Godzilla 2014}} remake]], [[http://www.slashfilm.com/skull-island-movie/ announced]] that they're producing a movie titled ''Film/SkullIsland'', which will be an OriginStory to the Eighth Wonder of the World himself. Standing alone from previous versions of the character, this King Kong will be part of a SharedUniverse with Legendary's Godzilla franchise, with the two meeting in ''Godzilla vs Kong'' in 2020.

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Creator/LegendaryPictures, fresh off their success with Creator/GarethEdwards' ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'' [[Film/{{Godzilla 2014}} remake]], [[http://www.slashfilm.com/skull-island-movie/ announced]] that they're producing a movie titled ''Film/SkullIsland'', ''Film/KongSkullIsland'', which will be an OriginStory to the Eighth Wonder of the World himself. Standing alone from previous versions of the character, this King Kong will be part of a SharedUniverse with Legendary's Godzilla franchise, with the two meeting in ''Godzilla vs Kong'' in 2020.
14th Feb '17 3:22:52 PM ThatTwerp
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King Kong has been the basis for two attractions at [[Ride/UniversalStudios Universal Orlando Resort]]. The first attraction, known as ''Ride/{{Kongfrontation}}'', was among the opening day rides at Universal Studios Florida in 1990. Based off the 1976 remake, the ride had guests board the Roosevelt Island trams and come face-to-face with the giant ape during his rampage in New York. The ride was suddenly closed in 2002, a decision that lead to much backlash from both fans and the general public. In response, a new King Kong attraction would eventually be built at the neighboring park, Universal's Islands of Adventure, in 2016. This new ride, titled, ''Ride/SkullIslandReignOfKong'', is loosely based off of the 2005 remake and follows an expedition to Skull Island that quickly goes awry as guests get several close encounters with the island's inhabitants before coming across Kong himself in a battle between him and a Vastatosaurus Rex trio.

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King Kong has been the basis for two attractions at [[Ride/UniversalStudios Universal Orlando Resort]]. The first attraction, known as ''Ride/{{Kongfrontation}}'', was among the opening day rides at Universal Studios Florida in 1990. Based off the 1976 remake, the ride had guests board the Roosevelt Island trams and come face-to-face with the giant ape during his rampage in New York. The ride was suddenly closed in 2002, a decision that lead to much backlash from both fans and the general public. In response, a new King Kong attraction would eventually be built at the neighboring park, Universal's Islands of Adventure, in 2016. This new ride, titled, ''Ride/SkullIslandReignOfKong'', is loosely based off of the 2005 remake and follows an expedition to Skull Island that quickly goes awry as guests get several close encounters with the island's inhabitants before coming across Kong himself in a battle between him and a Vastatosaurus Rex trio. \n Both of the attractions were inspired by scenes from the tram-based ''Studio Tour'' at Universal Studios Hollywood; the former attraction was modeled after the ''King Kong Encounter'' sequence (which operated from 1986 until 2008, when it was destroyed in a backlot fire), while the latter attraction was based off of the ''King Kong 360'' sequence (which was built in 2010 to make up for the loss of ''Encounter'').
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