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King Kong [videorecording] / Universal Pictures presents a WingNut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson ; produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson ; director of photography, Andrew Lesnie.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 7221 37684001099285 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1417027630
  • ISBN: 9781417027637
  • ISBN: 1417027649
  • ISBN: 9781417027644
  • ISBN: 1417079711
  • ISBN: 9781417079711
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (188 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen edition
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, ©2006, ©2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on a story by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Co-producers, Philippa Boyens, Eileen Moran ; production designer, Grant Major ; film editor, Jamie Selkirk with Jabez Olssen ; costume designer, Terry Ryan ; special makeup, creatures and miniatures, Richard Taylor ; senior visual effects supervisor, Joe Letteri ; animation directors, Christian Rivers, Eric Leighton ; music by James Newton Howard ; art directors, Simon Bright, Dan Hennah ; original [1933] score, Max Steiner ; visual effects supervisors, Scott E. Anderson, Joe Letteri, George Murphy, Ben Snow, Marc Varisco.
Participant or Performer Note:
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Jamie Bell, Evan Parke, Lobo Chan, Kyle Chandler, Andy Serkis.
Summary, etc.:
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to Skull Island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles. Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
Subject: King Kong (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Actresses > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Motion picture producers and directors > United States > Drama.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
King Kong (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Genre: Suspense films.
Feature films.
Film remakes.
Action and adventure films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Monster films.
Adventure > Feature.
Thriller > Feature.

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