Peter Jackson's King Kong is the second big-screen remake of the 1933 classic. Set in the 1930s, the film follows a group of advantageous American adventurers who travel to a secluded island in search of a fabled giant ape. Not only do they find the 25-foot primate, they're also faced with an assortment of prehistoric creatures previously thought to be long extinct. Filling the shoes worn first by Fay Wray, and later by Jessica Lange in the 1976 version, is Naomi Watts, who plays Ann Darrow, the only person who can calm the mighty Kong. Adrien Brody and Jack Black also star.

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