KONG SKULL ISLAND (2017)
Kong Skull Island || In 1944, two World War II fighter pilots, American pilot Hank Marlow and Japanese pilot Gunpei Ikari, parachute onto an island in the South Pacific after a dogfight and engage in close combat, but the fight is interrupted by a giant 100-foot ape. 29 years later, Bill Randa, head of the U.S. government organization Monarch, plans a search for primeval creatures on the recently discovered Skull Island. He recruits a U.S. Army unit commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard, tracker and former British Special Air Service Captain James Conrad, and anti-war photographer Mason Weaver.
Arriving at Skull Island, Packard’s men begin dropping seismic explosives, developed by Randa’s seismologist Houston Brooks, to map out the island and prove Brooks’ Hollow Earth theory. The unit is then attacked by the giant ape, scattering the survivors across the island. Two groups form between the survivors, one with Conrad, Weaver, the researchers and one of the soldiers, the other with Randa and the rest. Packard goes in search of the transport helicopter piloted by his right-hand man Major Jack Chapman, intending to use the weapons on board to kill the ape. Conrad’s group encounters the local Iwi natives and an older Marlow.
Marlow tells the group the giant ape is named. Kong who protects the island from predators, including a race of. Subterranean reptilian creatures he dubs “Skullcrawlers” that are responsible for killing Kong’s entire species, leaving him the last of his kind. The Iwi believe when Kong dies, a giant Skullcrawler will awaken and ravage the island. Marlow reveals he and Ikari had become friends during their time on the island, but Ikari was killed by a. Skullcrawler some time ago.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Actors: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson
Directors: Jordan Vogt-roberts
Production: Legendary Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures
Duration: 118 Menit
Release Date: 08 March 2017
Countries: USA, China, Australia