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    Unique ID Code: 0000082073
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 3/4/2006 18:54
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    King Kong (Special Edition) (UK)

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    The eighth wonder of the world
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 179 mins
    Retail Price: £24.99
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    In depression hit 30`s New York Ann Darrow (Naomi Watts) is a beautiful young actress struggling to find a job after losing her role in a vaudeville theatre which has been shut down. Her luck changes when she meets an over ambitious filmmaker, Carl Denham (Jack Black), who coaxes her to join his film shoot on a remote island. Falling for stranded playwright Jack Driscoll (Adrien Brody) on the voyage she is taken prisoner on arrival to the island by the indigenous tribe`s people and left as a sacrifice for the ape-god Kong.

    Ann begins a relationship with Kong in which she learns the meaning of humanity and compassion as he protects her from the dangers lurking on the island. Jack leads a successful search party into the island to rescue Ann but the mighty Kong is also captured and brought back to New York. Escaping from Denham`s stage show, Kong rampages through New York City until he is reunited with Ann - only for destiny to intervene with tragic consequences.

    Special Features:
    Introduction by Peter Jackson. Post production diaries. Kong`s New York, 1933. The Natural History of Skull Island

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Peter Jackson

    Written By:

    Jamie Bell
    Evan Parke
    Andy Serkis
    Colin Hanks
    Thomas Kretschmann
    Adrien Brody
    Jack Black
    Naomi Watts

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    5 / 10
    I thought this film was a bit boring, its alright but nothing special with it. Has good sound though.
    posted by barry110 on 6/4/2006 17:50