Kong: Skull Island

Synopsis: A washed up monster chaser convinces the U.S. Government to fund a trip to an unexplored island in the South Pacific. Under the guise of geological research, the team travels to "Skull Island". Upon arrival, the group discover that their mission may be complicated by the wildlife which inhabits the island. The beautiful vistas and deadly creatures create a visually stunning experience that is sure to keep your attention.
Director(s): Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures/Legendary Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 15 nominations.
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118 min

If we can put this

tremendous machine of ours...

which has made this victory possieble...

To work for peace...

We can look forward to the greatest age

in the history of mankind

Speed of progress in the satellite project

Can not be taken as an index

of our progress...

in ballistic missiles.

???? ?????

I feel we are on the brink

of an areal expansion...

of knowledge about ourselves

and our surroundings..

Those are beyond description of

comprehension this time.

For the first time,

we are putting cameras in the space...

and looking down on the Earth...

allowing us to discover places, things

we never seen before.

The most intelligent inhabitants

of the future world...

won't be man or monkeys.

That Will be machines.

We set sail on this new sea...

because there is new knowledge to be gained.

Whether this new ocean...

will be a sea of peace...

or a new terrifying theater of war.

"To tame the savageness of man...

" And nature, hope the life of this world."

Let us dedicate ourselves to that.

The city wide protests have...

Promising more gridlocks

in the days of weeks ahead...

Mark my words

There will never be a more

screwed up time in Washington.

But we can't let it stop us.

Maybe now is not the best time to ask

Monarch is on the cast of being shut down

Brooks. We are broke!

When this war ends,

we will never get approval

for our expedition.

I am not confident in our presentation.

I mean all of our material are loose slip.

In one day, one day...

I could have all this organized.

That we today,

have concluded an agreement...

to end the war

and bring peace with honor in Vietnam.

all American forces will be withdraw.

We don't have a day.

Hello there.

Bill Randa here to see Senator Willis.

Of course, Mr. Randa.

I left you a message this morning about

rescheduling today's appointment

But he should have some thing available

in the coming weeks.


Al, you looking well.

You didn't get the message, Randa?

- To reschedule?

- For the fifth time? I must have missed

It'll be quick.

Don't get comfortable. You got five minutes.

I'm late for a meeting.

What imaginary monster

are you hunting this time?

This is a satellite photo...

of an uncharted island in the South Pacific.

It has defied discovery until now.

Many civilizations spoke of it in legends.

Skull Island.

The land where God did not finish creation.

It is notorious for the...

of ships and planes that

have gone missing there.

Like the Bermuda Triangle?

Or like that baloon foil hat that

I like to wear in the weekends?

It's more like the triangle in the hat...

but we like to think

it's much more than that.

The 1954 Castle Bravo nuclear test...

Wasn't test.

They were trying to kill something.

I believe there is an ecosystem out there

in the likes of which we can't imagine

And the place to find it is this island.

A place where myth and science meet.

Randa it's a fairy tale.

Harry Truman didn't think so

when he funded Monarch in 1946.

In terms of sheer waste...

Monarch ranks right up here

in the search for alien life.

Yeah, but those guys are nuts.

We should have shut it down years ago.

This is an opportunity for our country.

Listen, Senator,

Landsat is setting a mission to the Island

We could piggybank on that operation.

With your permission, of course.

What are you hoping to find?

Resources, medicine,

the cure for cancer, geological discoveries.

The Possible alternative fuels, Senator...

Listen, to be honest...

we do not know for sure what's in there.

Okay. But I'll tell you what we do know.

Tomorrow night, the Russian Novosat

passes over this sector.

In three days, they are gonna have

the same images as we have

So whatever's there...

You want us to find it first.


I don't believe I'm saying this...

but that almost makes sense.

Thank you.

So I will get the piggybank for you. I will

But listen to me. this is it.

It's gotta end. This is it

You promise me? The last favor? ok?


One last thing.

I am going to need a military escort.

- Hey, Mills.

- Yeah?

How many letters did you end up writing her?

Ten, fifteen.

How many letters she write you?

I don't know, three, four.

man, you got a shitty mom.

I'll be trying to telling her

when I see her in the next 48 hours.

hey, Mile have a shitty mom.




Do you need anything, sir?

Roger that

What are you gonna do

when you get back to the world, chapman

I am already set up with

the Eastern Air Lines.

Grace and Billy all moved in Atlanta...

Waiting on me.

That's you sir?

All this for what?


Get out of here, chapman. Go have some fun.

Everything okay?

Tip top

Colonel Packard!

There's a phone call for you.

This is Packard.

Packard, General Ward.

You and your boys up of one last op?

I would not be opposed to that, sir.

Yours order to head home

are already processed.

Sure you do not want to take some time?

I'm here to execute

whatever orders I'm given, sir.

Don't get too excited.

The scientists on Landsat

discovered a new island on their Satellite.

They need helicopter

transport for a survey job.

Roger that. And sir?


Thank you.

Randa, I do not get it.

You already got us a military escort.

Why do we need a tracker? And why SAS?


Former SAS.

No links to anyone.

And he rescued 12 pilots

in Danang, at 72.

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Dan Gilroy

Daniel Christopher Gilroy (born June 24, 1959) is an American screenwriter and film director. He is best known for writing and directing Nightcrawler (2014), for which he won Best Screenplay at the 30th Independent Spirit Awards, and was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 87th Academy Awards. Before becoming both a writer and director, Gilroy worked mostly as a screenwriter. His screenwriting credits include Freejack (1992), Two for the Money (2005), The Fall (2006), Real Steel (2011), and The Bourne Legacy (2012)—the last in collaboration with his brother Tony Gilroy. His wife, Rene Russo, has also been his frequent collaborator since the two met in 1992 and married later that year. more…

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