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King Kong '33

AKA: The Eighth Wonder of the World; Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type: Natural
Height: 25 ft (8 m); Weight: 19 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight)
Weakness(es): Beauty
Allies: Unknown; Enemies: Allosaurus, Elasmosaurus, Pteranodon, humanity
Film: King Kong (1933)
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The Gorilla Foundation

Description: King Kong was the first giant monster superstar; a gorilla much bigger than he had any right to be. He was a ferocious combatant, and perhaps the best brawler on Earth. This Giant Ape had no love of humans in general (with one blonde exception), and would eat them when it struck his fancy, but he preferred to be left alone in the jungles of Skull Island. He would attack anything that trespassed in his domain, and was observed defeating an Allosaurus, an Elasmosaurus, and a Pteranodon. He was kidnapped by humans and forced to suffer further indignities in New York City (USA), but The King went down fighting.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
Immortal Ephemera
1,000 Misspent Hours

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King Kong '38

Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type: Natural
Height: 35 ft (11 m, est); Weight: 20 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight)
Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Magonojyō Gō, Senbei; Enemies: Humanity
Film: King Kong Appears in Edo (江戸に現れたキングコング, 1938)
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Description: Little is known about this Japanese primate; he was the pet of Senbei, whose son, Magonojyō Gō, used the daikaiju (giant monster) to carry out his evil plots. This footage was destroyed by the US military because it was too metal, and is presumed lost.
Review:
Birth. Movies. Death.
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King Kong '62

Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type Super-powered kaiju
Height: 148 ft (45 m); Weight: 25,000 tons
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber
Powers: Super durability, endurance, and strength; electricity absorption, regeneration
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Three (light heavyweight)
Weakness(es): Alcohol
Allies: Unknown; Enemies: Godzilla, Oodaku, humanity
Film: King Kong vs. Godzilla (キングコング対ゴジラ, 1962)
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Rodan's Roost

Description: In 1962 a significantly bigger Kong was seen; over five times the size of the original that went berserk in New York City (USA) in 1933. No larger Kong has been seen before or since. From Faro Island, and now big enough to ignore bullets and even withstand Godzilla's atomic ray, this Giant Ape proved himself to be a contender, defeating Godzilla and Oodaku. In addition to being a huge boulder-throwing gorilla kaiju that could scrap underwater, he could absorb electricity from power lines or even electrical storms to supercharge himself. This Kong is assumed to have gone into hibernation, as giant monsters do from time to time.
Reviews:
Toho Kingdom
Galactic Journey
1,000 Misspent Hours

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King Kong '67

Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type Super-powered kaiju
Height: 66 ft (20 m); Weight: 1,000 tons
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber
Powers: Super strength, durability, and endurance; regeneration
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight)
Weakness(es): Alcohol
Allies: Susan Watson; Enemies: Gorosaurus, Mechani-Kong, Sea Serpents, humanity
Film: King Kong Escapes (キングコングの逆襲, 1967)
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Toho Kingdom
Rodan's Roost
Description: Another smaller King Kong was seen on Mondo Island, and he was again kidnapped and involved in human affairs through no fault of his own. He defeated Gorosaurus, a Giant Snake, and Mechani-Kong before finally returning to his home, and has not been seen since.
Reviews:
Cool Ass Cinema
1,000 Misspent Hours
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King Kong '76

Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type: Natural
Height: 40 ft (12 m); Weight: 30 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight)
Weakness(es): Beauty
Allies: Unknown; Enemies: Giant Snakes, humanity
Film: King Kong (1976)
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The Gorilla Foundation
Description: From an island somewhere deep in the Indian Ocean, this Colossal Ape got married in a wonderful ceremony and then brutalized a Giant Snake while on his honeymoon before being captured by cruel hominids with chloroform. This Kong was the second to be kidnapped and brought to the USA only to be brought down, this time by helicopters with machine guns. Not fair.

Reviews:
Space: 1970
Black Hole Reviews
1,000 Misspent Hours
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King Kong '86

Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type: Natural
Height: 40 ft (12 m); Weight: 30 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight)
Weakness(es): Artificial heart
Allies: Lady Kong, Little Kong; Enemies: Humanity
Film: King Kong Lives (1986)
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The Gorilla Foundation
Description: Kept alive by the best in modern medical science and an artificial heart, this is the very same Kong that was shot down by helicopters in 1976. Older, but not necessarily weaker, he managed to cause some significant mayhem before he was finally put to rest. He left us with a son by Lady Kong.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
The Terrible Claw Reviews
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King Kong '05

Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type: Natural
Height: 25 ft (8 m); Weight: 19 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight)
Weakness(es): Beauty
Allies: Unknown; Enemies: Terapusmordax, Vastatosaurus Rex, humanity
Film: King Kong (2005)
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The Gorilla Foundation
Description: As always, humanity refuses to learn from history; another proud beast is taken from his island home to become a public spectacle in New York City (USA), only to be attacked without pity once the novelty wore off. On Skull Island he was a mighty warrior, observed besting three Vastatosaurus Rex and many annoying Terapusmordax, but he could not defeat the USAF.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
1,000 Misspent Hours
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King Kong '10

Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type: Natural
Height: 40 ft (12 m, est); Weight: 30 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight)
Weakness(es): Beauty
Allies: Unknown; Enemies: Giant Snakes, humanity
Film: Banglar King Kong (কিং কং, 2010)
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Description: Another King Kong is discovered in the jungles of Bangladesh; tragically, he immediately fell hopelessly in love with a new dark-haired beauty, and commenced to jiggling when he should have been stomping. Oh Kong, will you ever learn? You big sap.
Review:
Tars Tarkas
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King Kong '17

Species: Megaprimatus kong; Type: Super-powered kaiju
Height: 104 ft (32 m); Weight: 650 tons (est)
Attributes: Bite, brawler, climber, leaper
Powers: Super durability, endurance, and strength
Intelligence: Low
Land Speed: Moderate
Kaiju Level: Two (middleweight)
Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Hank Marlow, Skull Islanders; Enemies: Mire Squid, Skullcrawlers, Lt. Col. Preston Packard and squad
Film: Kong: Skull Island (2017)
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Description: A mysterious island, could it be? Yes! It's Skull Island, and everyone's favorite Giant Ape is finally back in charge! The hominid inhabitants have actually figured out how to get along with King Kong, and it's really not that hard… just shut up and leave him alone. Regrettably, Lieutenant Colonel Packard felt driven to prove that he was the alpha with his bombs and guns, but he's not, and he's just going to have to accept that if he ever wants to grow as a person. Oh, well, too late now, maybe in Packard's next incarnation.
Reviews:
Roger Ebert
1,000 Misspent Hours

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