According to a central Asian tradition, the younger brother is responsible for the wife of his brother in his absence. So 13-year-old Jamshed is too. Lack of work made his brother leave for the West to earn money. Jamshed does what he should do, even though he dreams of things that boys of his age much prefer to do. He regards his sister-in-law and his duty to her as a burden.
In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.
Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.
After their father (Tim Robbins) is called into work, two young boys, Walter (Josh Hutcherson) and Danny (Jonah Bobo), are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa (Kristen Stewart), and told they must stay inside.