After over 30 years of trying to get the Cong. Medal of Honor for a medic in Vietnam who gave his life for them, they succeed in getting a Pentagon lawyer to take up the cause, but there are obstacles.
Freedom of the press is upheld when Washington Post Publisher Kay Graham & Editor Ben Bradlee risk jail by publishing Daniel Ellsberg’s Pentagon Papers that reveal that the US Presidents have been waging a war that they believe is unwinnable.
As soon as they arrive on Skull Island a squad of helicopters do battle with a giant gorilla. with two groups from downed copters struggling to rendezvous & escape with the help of a WW 2 castaway.