King Kong 1976

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King Kong ★★ 1976 (PG)

Oil company official travels to a remote island to discover it inhabited by a huge gorilla. The transplanted beast suffers unrequited love in classic fashion: monkey meets girl, monkey gets girl and brandishes her while atop the World Trade Center. An updated remake of the 1933 movie classic that also marks the screen debut of Lange. Impressive sets and a believable King Kong romp around New York City in this film. Watch for Joe Piscopo, and quickly for Corbin Bernsen as a reporter. 135m/C VHS, DVD . Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, Rene Auberjonois, John Randolph, Ed Lauter, Jack O'Halloran, Dennis Fimple, John Agar, Rick Baker, Joe Piscopo, Corbin Bernsen; D: John Guillermin; W: Lorenzo Semple Jr.; C: Richard H. Kline; M: John Barry. Oscars ‘76: Visual FX.