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King Kong is the main anti-hero of the 1933 American adventure monster film King Kong and its various remakes and reimaginings.

When a film crew led by director Carl Denham travels to an uncharted island in hostile waters to film an ambitious movie, they are greeted by a tribe of natives that worships the monsters as a deity. When the monster appears, the crew captures it and brings it to New York City.

Appearance

King Kong resembles an enormous gorilla standing 30 feet in height when standing upright.

Powers and Abilities

King Kong possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Powerful jaws
  • Enormous size
  • Superhuman strength
  • Fast climbing

Fate

King Kong is killed after he is sufficiently weakened by airplane fire and falls to his death from atop the Empire State Building.

Trivia

  • The stop-motion effects used for King Kong were created by stop-motion artist Willis O'Brien.

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