2 videodiscs (approximately 187 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell
Producers, Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh ; story, Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace ; screenplay, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson ; director, Peter Jackson ; directors of photography, Andrew Lesnie, Derek Whipple ; art directors, Simon Bright, Dan Hennah ; editor, Jamie Selkirk ; music, James Newton Howard ; original score, Max Steiner ; costume designer, Terry Ryan ; production designer, Grant Major ; visual effects supervisors, Scott E. Anderson, Joe Letteri, George Murphy, Ben Snow, Marc Varisco
In the 1930s, a down-on-her-luck actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results.