King Kong Escapes (1967) Sci-Fi Movie Review
Sci-Fi movies Review
It’s King Kong to the rescue when a giant robot threatens to destroy Tokyo in the gripping King Kong Escapes! The action begins when the conniving Dr. Who builds a robot Kong in order to retrieve a highly radioactive element for his mysterious benefactor, Madame X. When the robot proves less than reliable, the devious duo scheme to kidnap the real Kong from his remote island home of Mondo. But interfering with their plans are the heroic trio of U.S. Cmdr. Carl Nelson, Lt. Jiro Nomura, and Kong’s current crush, Lt. Susan Miller. It’s up to them to outwit the greedy ape-nappers in this sci-fi adventure that takes Kong to unprecedented heights of excitement.
Synopsis:King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.
About King Kong Escapes (1967)
Starring: Haruo Nakajima, Ikio Sawamura, Yoshifumi Tajima, Sachio Sakai, Akira Takarada, Kazuo Suzuki, Tadashi Okabe, Osman Yusuf, Hideyo Amamoto, Susumu Kurobe, Nadao Kirino, Tôru Ibuki, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi, David de Keyser, Andrew Hughes, Shôichi Hirose, Mie Hama, Seishirô Kuno, Yû Sekida, Ryûji Kita, Rhodes Reason, Linda Miller, Paul Frees, Julie Bennett
Runtime: 104 minutes
Director: Ishirô Honda
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