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King Kong, Movie, 2005 IMDB

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antp BE

2006-04-09 23:36

There are for sure more interesting cars than what I listed, but for that it would be better to use the original DVD (or at least a better source than what I have). My pictures are quite small, so if somebody can do better, they can be replaced and completed ;)

There is a car chase, between a taxi and ... King Kong :D

modell US

2006-09-08 04:43

I read somewhere that some cars are CGI.

valiant1962 AU

2007-01-27 03:53

modell wrote I read somewhere that some cars are CGI.

I just read Peter Jackson's biography and according to that some of the cars were CG and some were real

CarChasesFanatic ES

2007-01-27 08:37

If you watch the chase you notice which ones are real and which ones arent, the same for panoramics of New York :)

Kooshmeister US

2008-04-27 21:04

antp wrote There are for sure more interesting cars than what I listed, but for that it would be better to use the original DVD (or at least a better source than what I have). My pictures are quite small, so if somebody can do better, they can be replaced and completed ;)

I have the DVD of the extended edition. I can get some better screengrabs of both the listed vehicles and of the ones not listed (like all the army vehicles).

I'm also working on getting grabs from the original. I figure I as well do all three since I already finished the '76 movie. :)

puterboy1 US

2013-03-09 22:33

Here some of the extra vehicles in case anyone is willing to list them: [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h26m15s18.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h27m04s117.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h27m52s238.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h28m09s2.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h29m25s108.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h30m04s114.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h30m19s114.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h30m42s128.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h37m39s76.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h38m04s53.jpg] That's a pick-up: [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h46m33s21.jpg] All in the backround: [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h47m12s157.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h47m43s191.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h48m29s178.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h48m39s35.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h48m47s97.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h48m59s210.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h49m04s13.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-10h49m12s95.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h10m35s247.jpg]
[Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h10m55s233.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h12m10s174.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h12m31s233.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h17m27s65.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-15h57m08s110.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-15h58m15s109.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h53m56s28.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h54m26s103.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h55m03s148.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-11h55m36s246.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-13h58m02s240.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-13h57m36s215.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-14h26m52s118.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-14h27m07s2.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h14m48s43.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h15m40s83.jpg] Looks like a Ford Panel Van (the white one at the bottom):[Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h19m15s17.jpg] Ford Model A pickup:[Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h22m23s227.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h24m31s242.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h26m09s177.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-09-19h33m57s255.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h35m08s134.jpg] yellow car in the background (probably a 1917 REO Touring Car):[Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h37m06s237.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h42m22s237.jpg] Essex or Rolls-Royce? (white car on the left): [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h42m38s98.jpg] [Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h43m09s196.jpg] A plethora:[Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h43m32s136.jpg] The final scene:[Image: vlcsnap-2013-03-12-21h44m38s44.jpg]

From what I've heard, between 60 and 70 vintage cars in New Zealand were used in the movie.

-- Last edit: 2013-03-13 05:48:52


2015-10-02 20:47

Aircraft at : http://impdb.org/index.php?title=King_Kong_%282005%29

GodzillaFan54 CA

2017-03-13 03:37

Someone needs to do King Kung Fu :D

-- Last edit: 2017-03-13 03:39:28

chicomarx BE

2017-03-16 03:18

I'll put this one on top again as there are so many unknowns.

Reg1992 US

2017-03-16 03:21

chicomarx wrote I'll put this one on top again as there are so many unknowns.

I'm horrible with pretty much all pre-1956 vehicles so I can't help you here :D

johnfromstaffs EN

2017-03-16 08:47

The white car has every appearance to make it an Essex, and nothing to suggest it is a Rolls-Royce.

Raul1983 FI

2017-03-17 10:13

Added a page for the white Essex.

GodzillaFan54 CA

2017-04-26 20:20

Regarding my King Kung Fu comment, I added the page and submitted 17 vehicles for it.

train68 US

2018-08-07 23:50

Wow. So many cars listed as "unknown."

Reg1992 US

2018-08-08 04:34

train68 wrote Wow. So many cars listed as "unknown."

All pre-1955 cars are completely out of my "syntax" I suppose. :p

2491tj EN

2019-04-13 15:41

2019 update........twenty five fully restored and pristine vintage cars were provided and driven during filming by their owners,the props team needed vehicles which could be converted into taxis,delivery vans,military and police vehicles,plus stunt vehicles which could be crashed or crushed, so they sourced scrap yard/barn find uncomplete vehicles with bits missing and were made good as driveable movie props.because the vehicles were New Zealand based, they were all right hand drive so a special vehicles unit was established to get the junkers into working order and convert them to left hand drive.any that were mechanically dead were given a face lift and positioned on set as parked cars.exterior features such as police lights and taxi lights were made by the props makers as were all the period prop license plates ,70 pairs of license plates were made in collusion with a book author who had just completed a book on collecting thirties vehicle license plates.random letters and numbers were chosen to represent various license plates but they had to be sent to Universal to go through a legal process in order to ensure the prop license plates did not match a current load legal vehicle...the taxi that Kong chases was fitted with a modern souped up engine for speed and handbrake turns...but it caused problems post production as the effects team could not match the speed of the souped up car with the sound of a ford model a period engine.

Gag Halfrunt UK

2019-04-13 15:56

I don't think that "collusion" is the word you are looking for.


2019-04-13 16:16


Gag Halfrunt UK

2019-04-13 16:29

"with the help of an author..."

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