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King Kong


The Numbers Rating: 7.86 (255 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 84% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $218,080,025
International Box Office$332,437,332
Worldwide Box Office$550,517,357
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$207,000,000
Theatrical Release: December 14th, 2005 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: March 28th, 2006 by Universal Home Entertainment
March 28th, 2006 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for frightening adventure violence and some disturbing images
Franchise: King Kong
Keywords: Visual Effects, Creature Features, Animals Gone Bad
Source:Remake
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Animation/Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Prints and Advertising Budget $60,000,000
Ad Budget (Nielsen):$38,200,000
US TV Rights (ABC Feb, 2006):$4,500,000
US TV Rights (Turner (TBS/TNT) Feb, 2006):$22,000,000
Running Time:187 minutes

Synopsis

Remake of the classic King Kong tale by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson.

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Cast

Naomi Watts    Ann Darrow
Jack Black    Carl Denham
Adrien Brody    Jack Driscoll
Thomas Kretschmann    Captain Englehorn
Colin Hanks    Preston
Jamie Bell    Jimmy
Evan Dexter Parke    Hayes
Andy Serkis    King Kong/Lumpy the Cook
Kyle Chandler    Bruce Baxter

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Peter Jackson
Screenwriter    Peter Jackson
Screenwriter    Fran Walsh
Screenwriter    Edgar Wallace
Producer    Jan Blenkin
Producer    Carolynne Cunningham
Producer    Fran Walsh
Producer    Peter Jackson
Producer    Philippa Boyens
Story Creator    Merian C. Cooper
Cinematographer    Andrew Lesnie
Production Designer    Grant Major
Editor    Jamie Selkirk
Editor    Jabez Olssen
Composer    James Newton Howard
Supervising Art Director    Dan Hennah
Set Decorator    Dan Hennah
Art Director    Simon Bright
Art Director    Joseph Bleakley
Set Designer    Phillip Thomas
Set Designer    Darryl Longstaffe
Set Designer    Barry Read
Set Designer    Christina Crawford
Set Designer    Miriam Barrard
Costume Designer    Terry Ryan
Sound Designer    Hammond Peek
Sound Editor    Mike Hopkins
Supervising Sound Editor    Ethan Van der Ryn
Sound Designer    Ethan Van der Ryn
Re-recording Mixer    Christopher Boyes
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Semanick
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Hedges
Special Make-up Effects    Richard Taylor
Visual Effects Supervisor    Joe Letteri
Associate Producer    Annette Wullems
Assistant Director    Carolynne Cunningham
Second Unit Director    Randall William Cook
Second Unit Camera    Richard Bluck
Casting Director    Liz Mullane
Casting Director    Victoria Burrows
Casting Director    John Hubbard
Casting Director    Dan Hubbard
Casting Director    Ann Robinson

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/12/16 1 $50,130,145   3,568 $14,050   $66,181,645 5
2005/12/23 1 $21,259,320 -58% 3,576 $5,945   $108,582,050 12
2005/12/30 2 $24,772,410 +17% 3,627 $6,830   $168,505,310 19
2006/01/06 3 $12,622,285 -49% 3,482 $3,625   $192,678,805 26
2006/01/13 7 $7,528,060 -40% 2,814 $2,675   $202,994,060 33
2006/01/20 10 $4,222,560 -44% 2,205 $1,915   $209,875,885 40
2006/01/27 16 $2,346,555 -44% 1,322 $1,775   $213,160,170 47
2006/02/03 20 $1,188,045 -49% 864 $1,375   $214,870,795 54
2006/02/10 24 $535,595 -55% 441 $1,215   $215,699,910 61
2006/02/17 28 $377,340 -30% 331 $1,140   $216,253,650 68
2006/02/24 31 $273,245 -28% 264 $1,035   $216,682,440 75
2006/03/03 34 $207,065 -24% 248 $835   $216,959,345 82
2006/03/10 30 $267,655 +29% 269 $995   $217,295,200 89
2006/03/17 32 $214,830 -20% 231 $930   $217,619,085 96
2006/03/24 33 $185,215 -14% 196 $945   $217,888,685 103
2006/03/31 34 $93,010 -50% 131 $710   $218,051,260 110

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/12/14 1 $9,755,745   3,567 $2,735   $9,755,745 1
2005/12/15 1 $6,295,755 -35% 3,567 $1,765   $16,051,500 2
2005/12/16 1 $14,468,240 +130% 3,568 $4,055   $30,519,740 3
2005/12/17 1 $20,105,680 +39% 3,568 $5,635   $50,625,420 4
2005/12/18 1 $15,556,225 -23% 3,568 $4,360   $66,181,645 5
2005/12/19 1 $5,638,125 -64% 3,568 $1,580   $71,819,770 6
2005/12/20 1 $5,244,960 -7% 3,568 $1,470   $77,064,730 7
2005/12/21 2 $4,870,320 -7% 3,568 $1,365   $81,935,050 8
2005/12/22 2 $5,387,680 +11% 3,568 $1,510   $87,322,730 9
2005/12/23 2 $7,849,320 +46% 3,576 $2,195   $95,172,050 10
2005/12/24 2 $4,559,400 -42% 3,576 $1,275   $99,731,450 11
2005/12/25 1 $8,850,600 +94% 3,576 $2,475   $108,582,050 12
2005/12/26 1 $12,015,360 +36% 3,576 $3,360   $120,597,410 13
2005/12/27 2 $7,919,225 -34% 3,576 $2,215   $128,516,635 14
2005/12/28 2 $7,116,240 -10% 3,576 $1,990   $135,632,875 15
2005/12/29 2 $7,100,025 n/c 3,576 $1,985   $142,732,900 16
2005/12/30 2 $8,813,610 +24% 3,627 $2,430   $151,546,510 17
2005/12/31 2 $7,163,325 -19% 3,627 $1,975   $158,709,835 18
2006/01/01 1 $8,795,475 +23% 3,627 $2,425   $167,505,310 19
2006/01/02 2 $7,054,515 -20% 3,627 $1,945   $174,559,825 20
2006/01/03 2 $2,267,125 -68% 3,627 $625   $176,826,950 21
2006/01/04 2 $1,614,015 -29% 3,627 $445   $178,440,965 22
2006/01/05 2 $1,615,555 n/c 3,627 $445   $180,056,520 23
2006/01/06 4 $3,412,360 +111% 3,480 $981   $183,468,880 24
2006/01/07 3 $5,745,335 +68% 3,480 $1,651   $189,214,215 25
2006/01/08 3 $3,464,590 -40% 3,480 $996   $192,678,805 26
2006/01/09 3 $748,630 -78% 3,480 $215   $193,427,435 27
2006/01/10 3 $732,555 -2% 3,480 $211   $194,159,990 28
2006/01/11 5 $660,425 -10% 3,482 $190   $194,820,415 29
2006/01/12 4 $645,585 -2% 3,482 $185   $195,466,000 30
2006/01/13 8 $1,787,500 +177% 2,805 $637   $197,253,500 31
2006/01/14 7 $3,250,170 +82% 2,805 $1,159   $200,503,670 32
2006/01/15 7 $2,490,390 -23% 2,805 $888   $202,994,060 33
2006/01/16 7 $1,533,630 -38% 2,805 $547   $204,527,690 34
2006/01/17 8 $393,225 -74% 2,805 $140   $204,920,915 35
2006/01/18 10 $366,505 -7% 2,805 $131   $205,287,420 36
2006/01/19 10 $365,905 n/c 2,805 $130   $205,653,325 37
2006/01/20 11 $1,014,305 +177% 2,205 $460   $206,667,630 38
2006/01/21 8 $2,105,775 +108% 2,205 $955   $208,773,405 39
2006/01/22 8 $1,102,480 -48% 2,205 $500   $209,875,885 40
2006/02/20 29 $72,775   331 $220   $216,326,425 69

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2005-12-15 3 $29,251,500   8,136 $3,595 $29,251,500
2005-12-22 1 $141,073,310 +382.28% 11,691 $12,067 $170,324,810
2005-12-29 1 $149,196,703 +5.76%     $319,521,513
2006-01-05 2 $98,496,684 -33.98%     $418,018,197
2006-01-12 2 $49,323,483 -49.92%     $467,341,680
2006-01-19 2 $38,654,231 -21.63%     $505,995,911
2006-01-26 6 $14,578,996 -62.28%     $520,574,907
2006-02-02 9 $12,831,204 -11.99%     $533,406,111
2006-02-09 14 $5,250,755 -59.08%     $538,656,866
2006-02-16 27 $1,771,137 -66.27%     $540,428,003
2006-02-23 25 $2,397,507 +35.37%     $542,825,510
2006-03-02 38 $858,256 -64.20%     $543,683,766
2006-03-09 44 $504,885 -41.17%     $544,188,651
2006-03-16 39 $481,806 -4.57%     $544,670,457
2006-03-23 22 $1,795,922 +272.75%     $546,466,379
2006-03-30 36 $505,839 -71.83%     $546,972,218
2006-04-06 45 $146,453 -71.05%     $547,118,671