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King Kong Lives (1986)

PG-13
105 min | Action, Adventure

Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive. However, his heart is failing, so it's replaced with an artificial one. All is well until he senses that there's a female Kong somewhere out there and escapes wreaking havoc.
Writers
Ronald Shusett (story) (screenplay) | Steven Pressfield (story) (screenplay) | Merian C. Cooper (based on the character created by) | Edgar Wallace (based on the character created by)
Producer
Martha De Laurentiis (as Martha Schumacher)
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Budget
$ 10,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,172,942
Gross (USA)
$ 4,711,220
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Release date
Dec 19, 1986 (United States)

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Peter Elliott
King Kong (as Peter Elliot) King Kong (as Peter Elliot)   See fewer
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George Antoni
Lady Kong (as George Yiasomi) Lady Kong (as George Yiasomi)   See fewer
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Brian Kerwin
Hank Mitchell Hank Mitchell   See fewer
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Linda Hamilton
Amy Franklin Amy Franklin   See fewer
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John Ashton
Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt   See fewer
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Peter Michael Goetz
Dr. Andrew Ingersoll Dr. Andrew Ingersoll   See fewer
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Frank Maraden
Dr. Benson Hughes Dr. Benson Hughes   See fewer
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Alan Sader
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Lou Criscuolo
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Marc Clement
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Richard Rhodes
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Larry Souder
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Ted Prichard
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Jayne Gray
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Debbie McLeod
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Elizabeth Hayes
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Nat Christian
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Mac Pirkle
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Larry Sprinkle
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Rod Davis
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David de Vries
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Bonnie Johnson
Technician #2 (as Bonnie Cook) Technician #2 (as Bonnie Cook)   See fewer
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J. Michael Hunter
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Robin Cahall
Mazlansky Mazlansky   See fewer
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Don Law
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Jack Maloney
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Jimmie Ray Weeks
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Jeff Benninghofen
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Jim Grimshaw
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Michael McClendon
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Mary Swafford
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Leon Rippy
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Wallace Merck
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Herschel Sparber
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Lydia Smith
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Hope Nunnery
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Margaret Freeman
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Winston Hemingway
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Tom Parkhill
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Jeffrey Buckner Ford
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Gary Kaikaka
Boat Skipper Boat Skipper   See fewer
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Duke Ernsberger
Cell Guard #1 Cell Guard #1   See fewer
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Mike Starr
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Shannon Rowell
Female in Crowd Female in Crowd   See fewer
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Michael Bard Bayer
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Jeff Bridges
Jack Prescott (archive footage) (uncredited) Jack Prescott (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Benjamin Kechley
Baby King Kong (uncredited) Baby King Kong (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scott King
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessica Lange
Dwan (archive footage) (uncredited) Dwan (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddy Schumacher
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3.8 / 10 | 4,664 votes