Overall Rank: 5528
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 63
Theatrical Release Date: 03/10/2017
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Actors: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Toby Kebbell, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, John C. Reilly
Plot: During the early 70s, on an uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean, a group of soldiers and explorers come across several dangerous creatures, including Kong, the king of the island. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/07/2019
A crowd-pleasing action extravaganza, "Skull Island" homages not just the original "King Kong" and other monster movies from its time, but classics like "Apocalypse Now" as well.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/25/2017
Should have just titles this Apocalypse Kong - but I actually liked the Vietnam War era setting. The cast is fun to watch, especially John C. Reilly as a WWII pilot who has been stuck on the island of misfit monsters for a few decades and Brie Larson as the anti-war photographer. Still, it's fun to see all the actors do their thing, even if it's a bit one note. Obviously a set up for the big Kong/Godzilla mashup, but a good time none-the-less.
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 12/11/2017
"Kong: Skull Island" has it's moments of fun and being epic, but can somehow feel so small. Peter Jackson's "King Kong" was far superior than this and felt more grand in it's scale. The whole experience was kinda hollow.
Besides the characters being really one note; John C. Reilly was the best part of this movie. A real show stealer. I rather see a movie with Reilly's character being stuck on the island with Kong. I mean, nothing against the other actors, as they did the best for what's been written for them. I just couldn't care less when characters bite the dust.
The influences of "Apocalypse Now" and Spielberg movies, mostly "Jurassic Park", is an interesting mix. The director, Jordan Vogt-Roberts has a vision and when you hear him talk in interviews, he knows what he's talking …
ikkegoemikke - wrote on 06/28/2017
"I call them skull crawlers. Why? Cause it sounds unique."
Is there really nobody else wondering why the actresses in a King Kong movie are so attracted to this giant ape? Honestly, I'm always asking myself the same question. Is it because Kong "King of all places he appears in" is such an impressive appearance, radiating power and protection? Or is it its primitive nature? No idea! But that monkey has good taste in my opinion. In every movie he's looking full of desire at the lady in distress who crossed his path yet again. Now, these are always women who'll drive that primitive monkey bananas (how appropriate). Also in this new Kong movie, the lady who's being helped by the dreaded monkey, looks breathtaking and appetizing.
"Kong: Skull Island" contains a number of successful …
Moviefan - wrote on 03/15/2017
I went to see the movie knowing that I was going to like it however I had just seen Logan last week and I will say that while the movie wasn't as good as Logan it was still pretty good full of adventure and action packed the humor was cute too just please parents keep this story in mind if you are concerning taking the family I saw a family of four having to exit the theater due to too strong of violence for the young kids they brought it really saddens me to know that lots of other people are probably going to make the same mistake please let the pg 13 rating tell you something this time it's not a good idea to have young children see the movie though I have to say As an adult I did enjoy it just please KEEP THE smaller kids out of the movie it could tromitize the poor children but I …
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Bhoomi - wrote on 2017-08-17 01:00
I have watched this movie. Simply awesome. Though the last one was better than this, this is also worth watching.
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Stuart '2-D' Pot - wrote on 2017-06-19 07:24
Don't even give me memories of BvS. But, yeah, this was amazing, my advice though, don't make the idiot mistake I made, stay for the post credits scene