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King Kong (1976)

PG
134 min | Adventure, Horror

A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.
Writers
James Ashmore Creelman (based on the {1933} screenplay) (as James Creelman) | Ruth Rose (based on the {1933} screenplay) | Merian C. Cooper (from an idea conceived by) | Edgar Wallace (from an idea conceived by) | Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 24,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 7,023,921
Gross (USA)
$ 52,614,445
Gross (World)
$ 52,614,445
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Release date
Dec 17, 1976 (United States)

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Jeff Bridges
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Charles Grodin
Fred Wilson Fred Wilson   See fewer
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John Randolph
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Jack O'Halloran
Joe Perko Joe Perko   See fewer
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Dennis Fimple
Sunfish Sunfish   See fewer
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Ed Lauter
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Jorge Moreno
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Mario Gallo
Timmons Timmons   See fewer
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John Lone
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Garry Walberg
Army General Army General   See fewer
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John Agar
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Keny Long
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Sid Conrad
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George Whiteman
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Wayne Heffley
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Forrest J. Ackerman
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Rick Baker
King Kong (uncredited) King Kong (uncredited)   See fewer
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Todd Baker
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Corbin Bernsen
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Ray Buktenica
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Larry M. Byrd
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Peter Cullen
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James Dunaway
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Ned Gill
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Donald F. Glut
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Walt Gorney
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Brent Huff
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Joe Piscopo
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Harrison Ressler
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Ron Roccia
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Ira S. Rosenstein
Logan (uncredited) Logan (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Roya
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Will Shephard
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David Ulmer
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5.9 / 10 | 26,725 votes