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  • King Kong Escapes (1967)

    5.02/10

    G | 1h 44min | Sci-Fi, Adventure

    Published Wed., June 06, 2018

  • King Kong Escapes (1967) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

King Kong Escapes (1967) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Linda Miller, David de Keyser, Akira Takarada, Andrew Hughes, Paul Frees

Directed by Ishirô Honda

Synopsis: When a mechanical replica of King Kong is unable to dig for the highly radioactive Element X at the North Pole, the evil Doctor Who and his sponsor Madame Piranha (Madame X in the American release) decide to kidnap the real Kong. As an insurance policy they kidnap Lt. Susan Miller as well as her boyfriend Lt. CommanderJiro Nomura and Cmdr. Carl Nelson (Kong developed a crush on Susan when she Nomura and Nelson visited the Kong at his home on Mondo Island). Kong later escapes and heads for Tokyo. Susan and the others also escape. Who and his minions follow him and activate Mechani-Kong in order to recapture him. Susan is then grabbed by the robot and is taken to the top of Tokyo Tower and a battle ensues between Kong and his robotic replica.

Tagline: Two King Kongs Fight to the Death!

Synopsis: When a mechanical replica of King Kong is unable to dig for the highly radioactive Element X at the North Pole, the evil Doctor Who and his sponsor Madame Piranha (Madame X in the American release) decide to kidnap the real Kong. As an insurance policy they kidnap Lt. Susan Miller as well as her boyfriend Lt. CommanderJiro Nomura and Cmdr. Carl Nelson (Kong developed a crush on Susan when she Nomura and Nelson visited the Kong at his home on Mondo Island). Kong later escapes and heads for Tokyo. Susan and the others also escape. Who and his minions follow him and activate Mechani-Kong in order to recapture him. Susan is then grabbed by the robot and is taken to the top of Tokyo Tower and a battle ensues between Kong and his robotic replica.

Tagline: Two King Kongs Fight to the Death!

Storyline: 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.

  • King Kong Escapes (1967) Movie Details

  • Directors: Ishirô Honda
  • Cast: Linda Miller, David de Keyser, Akira Takarada, Andrew Hughes, Paul Frees, Julie Bennett, Haruo Nakajima, Kathy Horan, Rhodes Reason, Tôru Ibuki, Mie Hama, Shôichi Hirose, Seishirô Kuno, Hideyo Amamoto, Yû Sekita, Yoshifumi Tajima, Ryûji Kita, Sachio Sakai, Susumu Kurobe, Nadao Kirino, Kazuo Suzuki, Yasuhisa Tsutsumi, Ikio Sawamura, Tadashi Okabe, Osman Yusuf
  • Genres: Sci-Fi, Adventure
  • Producers: Arthur Rankin Jr., Tomoyuki Tanaka
  • Musicians: Akira Ifukube
  • Cinematographers: Hajime Koizumi
  • Editors: Ryôhei Fujii
  • Runtime: 104 min / 1h 44min
  • Year: 1967
  • MPAA Rating: G
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 0
  • Nominations: 0
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