King Kong is a landmark 1933 Hollywood horror-adventure film in black-and-white about a gigantic prehistoric gorilla named Kong. It was the first hit film to offer a life-like animated central character in any form. The cast included Fay Wray (Ann Darrow), Robert Armstrong (Carl Denham), Bruce Cabot (Jack Driscoll), Frank Reicher (Capt. Englehorn). This movie inspired many sequels and remakes, icluding the 2005 remake directed by Peter Jackson.