When a film crew pays a visit to a remote tropical island, they discover that its inhabitants are worshippers of a colossal ape called 'Kong'. The fearsome beast takes a shine to blonde bombshell Fay Wray, which leads to his downfall. Captured and brought to New York as a Broadway attraction, Kong escapes from his captors and goes on a rampage in Manhattan, searching for the woman he loves. The unforgettable climax set on the Empire State building guarantees that this 1933 classic will live forever in the legends of cinema.