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APE (1976, USA/South Korea) is a Giant Monster film directed by Paul Leder.


Main Details

  • Released in 1976 | Color
  • Runtime: 87 min
  • Production Co: Kuk Dong, Lee Ming Film Co.
  • Distribution Co: Cinépix Film Properties (CFP) (Canada), Jack H. Harris Enterprises, Worldwide
  • Directed by Paul Leder
  • Written by Paul Leder, Reuben Leder
  • Starring Rod Arrants, Joanna Kerns, Alex Nicol, Nak-hun Lee, Yeon-jeong Woo, Jerry Harke, Larry Chandler, Walt Myers, J.J. Gould, Charles Johnson, Paul Leder, Choi Sung Kwan, Bob Kurcz, Jules Levey
  • Produced by Paul Leder, K.M. Yeung
  • Original Music by Bruce MacRae
  • Cinematography by Tony Francis, Daniel L. Symmes
  • Film Editing by Paul Leder

Also Known As

  • A*P*E | Attack of the Giant Horny Gorilla | Hideous Mutant | King Kongui daeyeokseub (South Korea) | Super Kong | The King Ape (Philippines) | The New King Kong


  • Ten Tons of Animal Fury Leaps from the Screen


A*P*E (King Kong eui daeyeokseup; Great Counterattack of King-Kong) is a 1976 science fiction/horror film. An American/Korean co-production with 3D effects, it was released at approximately the same time as Dino De Laurentiis' 1976 remake of King Kong.

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