King Kong Lives

King Kong Lives (1986)

America's biggest hero is back... and he is not happy.

  • Genre: Action, Horror
  • Release Date: 1986-11-21
  • User Rating: 4.3/10 from 59 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
star 4.3/10
From 59 Ratings


Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive!

King Kong Lives Trailer

King Kong Lives Photos

  • Linda Hamilton

    as Amy Franklin
  • Brian Kerwin

    as Hank Mitchell
  • John Ashton

    as Lt. Col. R.T. Nevitt
  • Peter Michael Goetz

    as Dr. Andrew Ingersoll
  • Peter Elliott

    as King Kong
  • Frank Maraden

    as Dr. Benson Hughes
  • George Antoni

    as Lady Kong
  • Robin Cahall

    as Mazlansky
  • Jimmie Ray Weeks

    as Major Peete
  • Michael Forest

    as Vance
  • Marc Clement

    as Crew Chief
  • Jim Grimshaw

    as Sergeant
  • Mike Starr

    as Cell Guard #2
  • Jessica Lange

    as Dwan (uncredited)
  • Jeff Bridges

    as Jack Prescott (archive footage) (uncredited)
Writing Merian C. Cooper Characters
Writing Edgar Wallace Characters
Directing Brian W. Cook First Assistant Director
Writing Ronald Shusett Screenplay
Writing Ronald Shusett Story
Production Dino De Laurentiis Executive Producer
Directing John Guillermin Director
Art Tony Reading Art Direction
Visual Effects Carlo Rambaldi Creature Design
Art Peter Murton Production Design
Camera Alec Mills Director of Photography
Art Edward 'Tantar' LeViseur Set Decoration
Crew Bud Davis Stunt Coordinator
Production Martha De Laurentiis Producer
Costume & Make-Up Grazia De Rossi Hairstylist
Editing Malcolm Cooke Editor
Writing Steven Pressfield Screenplay
Writing Steven Pressfield Story
Crew Dennis Scott Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Clifford Capone Costume Design
Art John Wood Art Direction
Production Lucio Trentini Line Producer
Art Hugh Scaife Set Decoration
Camera Frank Battiston Dolly Grip
Art Fred Carter Art Direction
Art Charles Torbett Property Master
Art Peter Voysey Sculptor
Art John D. Kretschmer Leadman
Camera Richard Foreman Jr. Still Photographer
Sound Roberta Doheny Foley Editor
Sound Colin Miller Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Jeff Goodwin Makeup Artist
Art John Paterson Construction Coordinator
Crew Joseph P. Mercurio Special Effects Coordinator
Art Andrew Holder Sculptor
Directing Rena Sternfeld-Allon Script Supervisor
Sound Les Wiggins Sound Editor
Sound Tom Carling Music Editor
Camera W.C. 'Chunky' Huse Key Grip
Crew David Edwards Carpenter
Crew Todd B. Lawson Propmaker
Art Eric Regan Painter
Sound James J. Isaacs Dialogue Editor
Sound Mike Tucker Boom Operator
Lighting Alec King Gaffer
Lighting David W. Strong Lighting Technician
Costume & Make-Up Dan Chichester Wardrobe Supervisor
Editing Kerry Kohler First Assistant Editor