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King Kong (1976 film) Quotes

King Kong (1976 film) is a TV show that first aired in 1970 . King Kong completed its run in 1970.

It features Dino De Laurentiis as producer, John Barry (composer) in charge of musical score, and Richard H. Kline as head of cinematography.

King Kong (1976 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of King Kong (1976 film) is 134 minutes long. King Kong (1976 film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Jessica Lange as Dwan, Charles Grodin as Fred Wilson, Jeff Bridges as Jack Prescott, René Auberjonois as Roy Bagley, Ed Lauter as Carnahan, John Randolph as Capt. Ross, Jack O'Halloran as Joe Perko, and Julius Harris as Boan.

King Kong (1976 film) Quotes

Jessica Lange as Dwan

  • (Jessica Lange) "I'm Dwan. D-W-A-N, Dwan. That's my name. You know, like Dawn, except that I switched two letters to make it more memorable."
  • (Jessica Lange) "God it's scary it's like there's a curse on all of us."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Damn it. I'm tired of you trying to confuse this girl's mind. This is her big chance and yours too. You know there are stars in Princeton the same way there are in Hollywood Jack. You want out, you want me to cable Harvard or Yale and get Kong another keeper?"
  • (Jeff Bridges) "Coast to coast tours, beauty and the beast, that's a grotesque farce."
  • (Jessica Lange) "You know we're going to be great friends. I'm a Libra. What sign are you? I bet you're an Aries. Aren't you? Of course you are." I knew it. That's just wonderful."
  • (Jessica Lange) "You're just going to America to be a star."
  • (Jessica Lange) "Hey, Kong. Remember me from before, your blind date? Why are you waking up all these sleepy people?"
  • (Jessica Lange) "Did you ever meet anyone before whose life was saved by "Deep Throat"?"
  • (Jessica Lange) "How can I become a star because of -- because of someone who was stolen off that gorgeous island and locked up in that lousy oil tank?"
  • (Charles Grodin) "Its not someone. Its an animal, a beast who tried to rape you."
  • (Jessica Lange) "Thats not true. He risked his life to save me."
  • (Charles Grodin) "He tried to rape you honey. And before you cry a lot, you should ask the natives on that island what they thought of losing Kong."
  • (Jeff Bridges) "Actually, they'll miss him a lot."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Like leprosy."
  • (Jeff Bridges) "No, you're dead wrong. He was the terror, the mystery of their lives, and the magic. A year from now that will be an island full of burnt-out drunks. When we took Kong we kidnapped their god."
  • (Jessica Lange) "You know I had my horoscope done before I flew out to Hong Kong. And it said that I was going to cross over water and meet the biggest person in my life."

Jack O'Halloran as Joe Perko

  • (Jack O'Halloran) "OK, Boan, how much you got here?"
  • (Julius Harris) "About eighteen hundred."
  • (Jack O'Halloran) "Eighteen hundred? What's going on?"
  • (Julius Harris) "There's Bagley."
  • (Jack O'Halloran) "Hey, Mr. Bagley. Something's haywire. They only loaded me enough pipe to push one test hole. Less than two thousand feet."
  • (René Auberjonois) "Yeah, that'll be enough."
  • (Julius Harris) "Are you kidding? On Bagatan, we didn't come until we were past twenty-six thousand feet."
  • (René Auberjonois) "You take my word, fellas. This hole proves out within two thousand, or it's a write-off."

Charles Grodin as Fred Wilson

  • (Charles Grodin) "Well, here's to the big one."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Jack, you want to talk for us?"
  • (Jeff Bridges) "I'll try."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Ah, the power of it. Ah, the superpower. Hail to the power. Hail to the power of Kong. And Petrox."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Except, I promise you'll never get another booking in your life. You'll end up tap-dancing at Rotary clubs."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Lights. Camera. Kong."
  • (Charles Grodin) "If that island doesn't produce huge, I'll be wiping windshields."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Jack, let me straighten you out on a couple of points. One, that wall is an ancient ruin. Two, this island is uninhabited."
  • (Jeff Bridges) "And three, there's an uninhabited German beer hall down there with a mechanical band."
  • (Charles Grodin) "I know the day, the hour you completed your toilet training."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Let's not get eaten alive on this island. Bring the mosquito spray."

Jeff Bridges as Jack Prescott

  • (Jeff Bridges) "There is a girl out there who might be running for her life from some gigantic turned-on ape."
  • (Jeff Bridges) "Even an environmental rapist like you wouldn't be asshole enough to destroy a unique new species of animal."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Bet me."
  • (Jeff Bridges) "Fred, the kids would burn every Petrox gas station from Maine to California."
  • (Jeff Bridges) "The ape had the right idea."
  • (Jeff Bridges) "Kong. Kong. Kong. Kong. you heard them chant that. He exists. You saw the wall, right? Now who the hell do you think they're planning to give that girl to?"
  • (Charles Grodin) "It's some nutty religion. A priest gets dressed up like an ape and gets laid."
  • (Jeff Bridges) "And I'm not so sure human feet have never walked on that island before. You see, in 1605, Piero Fernandez DeQuerez was blown south from Timetang. He wrote in his log of piercing the white veil. That's obviously the cloud bank; And landing on the beach of the skull -- Where he heard the roar of the greatest beast. The rest of that log entry unfortunately was suppressed by the Holy Office in Rome."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Who are you?"
  • (Jeff Bridges) "In 1749, a waterlogged lifeboat was found in the same area, it was empty, but drawn in blood on the thwart was the likeness of some huge, slouchy humanoid thing. And this strange warning -- "From the wedding with the creature who touches Heaven, lady, God preserve thee." I also heard of a note in a bottle written by a dying Japanese submariner in 1944. I haven't been able to track that one down."

Ed Lauter as Carnahan

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René Auberjonois as Roy Bagley

  • (René Auberjonois) "Well, Fred, I finished testing the samples from that pool. It'll be real great oil."
  • (Charles Grodin) "Son of a bitch. Ah, ha ha. Fred Wilson is "crazy" is he? Wait'll those candy-asses in New York hear about this one. Wait'll I put the screws to them. I'll grind them --"
  • (René Auberjonois) "Like I said, it will be real great oil -- as soon as Mother Nature finishes cooking it a little longer -- a bit more aging."
  • (Charles Grodin) "How much longer?"
  • (René Auberjonois) "s***, hardly a tick o' the clock, as geological time goes. Say, uh, ten thousand years. Until then, you'd get better mileage filling up your Cadillac with mule piss."

John Randolph as Capt. Ross

  • (John Randolph) "You know, for some reason, I'm reminded of Amsterdam. Ever eat a raw herring with a beer chaser and a scoop of ice cream?"

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