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Year
1933
Runtime
100 min.
Directors
Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper
Genres
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Horror
Rating *
7.9
Votes *
67,080
Checks
26,944
Favs
990
Dislikes
102
Favs/checks
3.7% (1:27)
Favs/dislikes
10:1
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  1. Alfredo Garcia's avatar

    Alfredo Garcia

    The way this film makes a monster turn into a misunderstood monkey for the viewer with not even one single dialogue is just amazing. A true all time classic and a must-see for sure. 9 years 11 months ago
  2. Clintmwells's avatar

    Clintmwells

    Surprisingly brutal for 30's cinema. Great film. 4 years 8 months ago
  3. St. Gloede's avatar

    St. Gloede

    I find the notion that this big special effects blockbuster and crowd pleaser is being called elitist quite absurd. This is probably one of the most "accessible" film from this era for younger generations as it's ludicrously fast paced, a bit too fast for my taste, and essentially shares the tradition that people like Roland Emmerich are now taking part of. Though the latter statement might offend the most hardcore fan ;) 9 years 3 months ago
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  2. This movie ranks #12 in Taschen's 100 All-Time Favorite Movies
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  3. This movie ranks #19 in IMDb's Horror Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #19 in Leonard Maltin's 100 Must-See Films of the 20th Century
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  5. This movie ranks #20 in IMDb's 1930s Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #24 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions
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  7. This movie ranks #41 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies
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  8. This movie ranks #42 in TSZDT's The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films
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  9. This movie ranks #44 in BFI's 100 Animated Feature Films
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  10. This movie ranks #55 in Cahiers du Cinéma's 100 Films for an Ideal Cinematheque
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  11. This movie ranks #56 in Rotten Tomatoes's Top 100 Movies of All Time
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  12. This movie ranks #60 in Library of Congress's National Film Registry
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  13. This movie ranks #75 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  14. This movie ranks #81 in Butler's Fantasy Cinema: Impossible Worlds on Screen
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  15. This movie ranks #90 in BFI's 360 Classic Feature Films Project
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  16. This movie ranks #99 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  17. This movie ranks #134 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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  18. This movie ranks #149 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  19. This movie ranks #160 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  20. This movie ranks #169 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  21. This movie ranks #215 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  22. This movie ranks #242 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  23. This movie ranks #294 in Amos Vogel's Film as a Subversive Art
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  24. This movie ranks #442 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  25. This movie ranks #483 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  26. This movie ranks #507 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  27. This movie ranks #1015 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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