Kong: Skull Island
The great King Kong was brought back to life once again in this reboot of the King Kong franchise released in 2017. Kong: Skull Island is the second film in Legendary Entertainment’s MonsterVerse franchise and follows a group of scientists and Vietnam War soldiers travelling to an uncharted island in the Pacific, where they encounter countless terrifying creatures, including the mighty Kong himself. The third film in the MonsterVerse franchise, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, is set for release in 2019, to be followed by a fourth which pits Godzilla against King Kong set for release in 2020; eek!
Gross Box Office
Multiple locations in northern Vietnam plus Hawaii and Australia’s Gold Coast
Landmarks and Locations
- Tú Làn Caves System, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam
- Phong Nha National Park, Tú Làn, Vietnam
- Honolulu Chinatown, Hawaii
- Kualoa Ranch and Waikane Valley, O’ahu, Hawaii
Why You Should Visit
Vietnam is packed with eye-opening, breathtaking sights and landmarks that you simply mustn’t miss if you’re travelling to Southeast Asia. Phong Nha National Park, for example, is home to the largest cave in the world, allowing you to explore the incredible underground world and surrounding landscapes that serve as King Kong’s real home. Releases such as Kong: Skull Island give film fans the chance to experience the amazing on-screen environments for themselves.