Monday, May 4, 2009

Giant Monster Movies: King Kong

The giant ape King Kong, created for the groundbreaking 1933 film by adventurer Merian C. Cooper and brought to life by special effects wizard Willis O'Brien, captured the imaginations of filmgoers -- and generations of future filmmakers. Kong has appeared in several films, not to mention cartoons, books, comics, merch, video games, theme park rides, and more.

King Kong's filmography is pulled from our master list of
Giant Monster Movies:

Giant Monster Movies: King Kong (and other Giant Apes)
King Kong (1933)
Son of Kong (1933)
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
King Kong vs Godzilla (1962)
Konga (1962)
King Kong Escapes (1967)
King Kong (1976)
A*P*E (1976)
Queen Kong (1976)
The Mighty Peking Man (1976)
King Kong Lives (1986)
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
The Mighty Kong (1998)
King of the Lost World (2005)
King Kong (2005)

Master List: Giant Monster Movies
Giant Monster Movies: Godzilla
Giant Monster Movies: Gamera
Giant Monster Movies: Dinosaurs
Giant Monster Movies: Robots and Colossi
Giant Monster Movies: Mothra

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This blog is for fans of classic giant monsters and monster-fighters from the movies, TV, and comics -- including King Kong, Godzilla, Gamera, Mothra, Rodan, King Ghidorah, Mechagodzilla, Dogora, Johnny Sokko and Giant Robot, Ultraman, Fin Fang Foom, Titano, The Host, and more. We also salute the classic genre and special effects films of Toho Studios Universal Studios, Hammer Films, not to mention the Frankenstein Monster, Count Dracula, the Wolf Man, the Mummy, the Creature from the Black Lagoon, giant robots, sci-fi, manga, and anime.