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Kong: Skull Island

Jordan Vogt-Roberts, 2017

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Kong: Skull Island
Tim Lebbon, 2017

NOVELIZATION

Kong: Skull Island is a movie novelization written by Tim Lebbon in 2017 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts in 2017. The movie features Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, and others.

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“The movie is better than the book”

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RATING

6.6

/ 10

Movie Poster: Kong: Skull Island (Jordan Vogt-Roberts, 2017)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Kong: Skull Island (Tim Lebbon, 2017)

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Storyline

In 1944, two World War II fighter pilots, American pilot Hank Marlow and Japanese pilot Gunpei Ikari, parachute onto an island in the South Pacific after a dogfight and engage in close combat, but the fight is interrupted by a giant 100-foot ape. Packard goes in search of the transport helicopter piloted by his right-hand man Major Jack Chapman, intending to use the weapons on board to kill the ape.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Kong: Skull Island, the 2017 movie by Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Year

2017

Minutes

118

Movie Rate

6.60

Source: IMDb

Movie

Kong: Skull Island

Country: USA

Year: 2017

Length: 1h58m

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Cover of Kong: Skull Island, the 2017 book by Tim Lebbon

Year

2017

Pages

375

Book Rate

7.90

S: Goodreads

Book

Kong: Skull Island

Subtitle: The Official Movie Novelization

Country: UK

First published in: 2017

Length: 375 pages

Genre: Fiction

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