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Kong: Skull Island Movie Quotes

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Kong: Skull Island movie quotes help tell a new story of King Kong in the film about the mythic creature. Jordan Vogt-Roberts directed the movie using a screenplay Dan Gilroy and Max Borenstein wrote from a story by John Gatins and Dan Gilroy based on the character created by Merian C. Cooper and Edgar Wallace. Kong: Skull Island opened in theaters in the United States on March 10, 2017. 

In Kong: Skull Island, Bill Randa (John Goodman) gathers a team of military members, including James Conrad (Tom Hiddleston), Preston Packard (Samuel L. Jackson) and Jack Chapman (Toby Kebbell), scientists, including San Lin (Jing Tian), and photojournalist Mason Weaver (Brie Larson) to visit a secret island in 1973. He claims the mission is to do geological mapping of the uncharted island.

But when the teams arrive on the island via helicopter and encounter Kong, a ginormous angry ape, they realize that things are not as described. They meet Hank Marlow (John C. Reilly), a man who's been stranded on the island, and Marlow explains how things work. Kong battles the Skullcrawlers, strange lizard-like monsters, but is overall a pretty nice guy. Everyone approaches the situation differently with Bill seeking proof of Kong, Preston vowing to kill Kong and James feeling they need to protect the creature, three ideas that set up for a pretty unique battle.

Kong: Skull Island is just one of several highly anticipated March 2017 movies along with Before I Fall, Table 19, The Shack, and Logan.

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    We Gotta Save Kong

    James Conrad: We gotta save Kong.

    Initially the human team believes that they need to treat Kong as an enemy and take him down. But after getting to know the guy, or as much as you can get to know a giant ape, James changes his tune and vows to protect Kong in this Kong: Skull Island movie quote.

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      I Call Them Skull Crawlers

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      Hank Marlow: Kong's God on the island but the devils live below us.
      James Conrad: What are they called?
      Hank Marlow: I call them Skull Crawlers.
      James Conrad: Why?
      Hank Marlow: Cause it sounds neat. 
      James Conrad: Okay
      Hank Marlow: Look, I just made that name up. I'm trying to scare you. I never said that name out loud before, it sounds stupid now that I think about it. You just call them whatever you want.
      Mason Weaver: I'm fine calling them that. Are you cool with that?
      James Conrad: Yeah, definitely, that seems like a good name.

      As Hank gives James and Mason an introduction to the island in these Kong: Skull Island movie quotes, he gets a bit embarrassed about what he's named the island's creatures. James and Mason act cool about it, but it's clear that Hank has been without human contact for far too long.

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        A Geological Mapping Mission

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        Mason Weaver: A geological mapping mission with armed support?
        Preston Packard: A camera's way more dangerous than a gun.

        Mason wonders aloud why a geological mapping mission would require armed support in these Kong: Skull Island movie quotes. But as Preston explains, sometimes cameras can be more dangerous than guns.

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          We Don't Belong Here

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          Mason Weaver: We don't belong here.

          Stating perhaps the most obvious thing ever, Mason remarks that they don't belong on an uncharted island ruled by monsters and a giant ape. Someone get her an award.

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