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367 Ratings

King Kong

Directed by John Guillermin
United States, 1976
Fantasy, Horror, Adventure


Famed producer Dino De Laurentiis tries to steal the thunder from Jaws, then the top-grossing film of all-time, in this big budget remake of King Kong.

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King Kong Directed by John Guillermin

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1977 | Winner: Special Achievement Award

1977 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

Telluride Film Festival

1976 | Winner: Silver Medallion Award

BAFTA Awards

1977 | Nominee: Best Production Design/Art Direction

Golden Globes (USA)

1977 | Winner: Best Acting Debut in a Motion Picture - Female

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