King Kong
Country of Origin: United States, New Zealand, Germany
Production year: 2005
Director: Peter Jackson
Rating: Unrated(Film)
UPC [Locale]: 025192-008283
Running time: 3:20 (200 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim, Slip Cover
Format: 2.35:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: January 20, 2009
Collection type: Owned (#2974)
Status: Available
Purchase date: January 21, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
Academy Award®- winning director Peter Jackson† (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) brings his sweeping cinematic vision to King Kong. Get ready for breathtaking action in this thrilling epic adventure about a legendary gorilla captured on a treacherous island and brought to civilization, where he faces the ultimate fight for survival.

†2003 Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
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Genres
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Universal Pictures
 • WingNut Films
 • MFPV Film
Media Companies:
 • Universal Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
Spanish  DTS 5.1
French  DTS 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Commentary
 • BD-Live
 • Picture-in-Picture
 • Gallery
 • Theatrical and Extended Versions of film, U-Control
Crew
Direction
Peter Jackson....Director
Writing
Fran Walsh....Screenwriter
Philippa Boyens....Screenwriter
Peter Jackson....Screenwriter
Merian C. Cooper....Original Material By
Edgar Wallace....Original Material By
Production
Jan Blenkin....Producer
Carolynne Cunningham....Producer
Fran Walsh....Producer
Peter Jackson....Producer
Cinematography
Andrew Lesnie....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Jamie Selkirk....Film Editor
Jabez Olssen....Film Editor
Music
James Newton Howard....Composer
Sound
Mike Hopkins....Supervising Sound Editor
Ethan Van der Ryn....Supervising Sound Editor
Ethan Van der Ryn....Sound Designer
Christopher Boyes....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Semanick....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Hedges....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Tom Johnson....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Hammond Peek....Sound
David Farmer....Sound Designer
Brent Burge....Sound Designer
David Whitehead....Sound Designer
Art
Grant Major....Production Designer
Terry Ryan....Costume Designer
Richard Taylor....Make-up Effects
Richard Taylor....Creature Design
Joe Letteri....Visual Effects
Peter Swords-King....Make-up Artist
Dan Hennah....Art Director
Simon Bright....Art Director
Joseph Bleakley....Art Director
Rick Findlater....Make-up Artist
Michal Bigger....Make-up Artist
Georgina Lockhart Adams....Make-up Artist
Angela Mooar....Make-up Artist
Nancy Hennah....Make-up Artist
Susie Glass....Make-up Artist
Catherine Maguire....Make-up Artist
Allie Rutherford....Make-up Artist
Deb Watson....Make-up Artist
Stephen Ingram....Visual Effects
Special Make-up, Creatures, Weapons and Miniatures by Weta Workshop
Ben Wootten....Creature Design
Gino Acevedo....Make-up Effects
Dominie Till....Make-up Effects
Digital Visual Effects Designed and Created by Weta Digital
Ben Snow....Visual Effects
Scott E. Anderson....Visual Effects
George Murphy....Visual Effects
Eric Saindon....Visual Effects
Dan Lemmon....Visual Effects
Cast
Naomi Watts....Ann Darrow
Jack Black....Carl Denham
Adrien Brody....Jack Driscoll
Thomas Kretschmann....Captain Englehorn
Colin Hanks....Preston
Andy Serkis....Kong / Lumpy
Evan Parke....Hayes
Jamie Bell....Jimmy
Lobo Chan....Choy
John Sumner....Herb
Craig Hall....Mike
Kyle Chandler....Bruce
William Johnson....Manny
Mark Hadlow....Harry
Geraldine Brophy....Maude
David Denis....Taps
David Pittu....Weston
Pip Mushin....Zelman
Jim Knobeloch....Thuggish Executive
Ric Herbert....Sleazy Executive
Lee Donahue....Studio Assistant
Tom Hobbs....Young Assistant
Tiriel Mora....Fruit Vendor
Venture Crew
Jed Brophy
Frank Edwards
Michael Lawrence
Crawford Thompson
Richard Kavanagh
Stephen Hall
William Wallace
Joe Folau
Tim Wong
Steve Reinsfield
John Wraight
Matthew Chamberlain
Lee Hartley....(Radio Operator)
Troy O'Kane
Louis Sutherland
Jason Whyte
Toa Waaka
John Clarke
Ray Woolf....(Helmsman)
David Dengelo
Greg Smith
Chris Bailey
Peter McKenzie
Peter Ford
Tamihana Nuku
Todd Rippon
Eddie Campbell....(Crewman)
Russell Dubois
NY Children
Billy Jackson
Katie Jackson
Hooverville Mother & Child
Tania Rodger
Samuel Taylor
Vaudeville Acts
Hilton Denis
Geoff Dunstan
Daniel Tusia
Paul Wilson
Shannon Wilson
Jesse Rasmussen
Sosina Wogayehu
Peter Corrigan
Colin Boggars
Susan Eastwood
Caran Dallas
Darryl John
Felicia O'Brien
Phillip Grieve....Laughing Man
Burlesque Dancers
Belindalee Hope
Crushanin Dixor-McIvor
Jodie Taylor
Jacinta Wawatai....Feral Child
Vicky Haughton....Sharwoman
Terence Griffiths....Skull Island Pole Vaulter
Theatre Actors
Luanne Gordon
Lorraine Ashbourne
Edwin Wright
Glen Drake
Tim Gordon....Hotel Clerk
Julia Walshaw....Woman in Broadway Show
Ross Duncan....Audience Member
Pressmen
Geoff Timblick
Geoff Allen
Stephen Buckley....Cab Driver
Lee McDonald....Chorus Line Tap Dancer
Matthew Dravitzki....Trampled Theatre-Goer
Stig Eldred....Army Commander
John Dybvig....NY Police Officer
NY Bystanders
Bob Burns
Kathy Burns
Joe Gertler
Jennifer Gertler
Pilots
Rick Baker
Jim Dietz
Randall William Cook
Gene De Marco
Gunners
Peter Jackson
Rick Porras
Frank Darabont
Hamish Bruce
Chic Littlewood....Old Security Guard
Lawrence Jarden....NY Police Chief
Matt Wilson....Photographer
Photographers
Jim McLarty
Latham Gaines