We all know his name- he’s the ruler of Skull Island! His name is King Kong. This 1933 classic tale of the ape who fell in love with a human has captured the hearts of film lovers for numerous generations. With numerous sequels that followed including the outstanding remake by Peter Jackson released in 2005, King Kong is a spectacle to see on the big screen! Turner Classic Movies along with Fathom Events are bringing the film that started it all back to theaters for a special one night showing on March 15 only!
Telling the story of a film crew traveling to an exotic island, they discover a massive gorilla who takes a liking to a blonde movie star (Fay Wray). The crew are able to capture the ape and bring in back to New York City to show everyone this wonder of the world they’ve discovered. This all leads up to one of the most memorable endings in cinema history. It opened with rave reviews and was a financial success. The film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry in 1991.
Tickets are on sale now so don’t miss out on one of the most famous monster movies of all time! With many sequels along with the massively entertaining remake, Kong still thrills us on the screen, so let’s honor him once again by returning to theaters and witnessing his story for the very first time that audiences were able to witness over eighty years ago. Prepare to see the Eighth Wonder of the World!