Mighty Joe Young

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Poster for the movie "Mighty Joe Young"

Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG 114 min - Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy - 25 December 1998
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As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to the U.S., intent on capturing Joe for himself.

Director:  Ron Underwood

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Storyline

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to the U.S., intent on capturing Joe for himself.


Collections: Ron Underwood

Tagline: Survival is an instinct.

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Language:  Kiswahili, English
Release Date:  25 December 1998

Box Office

Budget:  $90,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Walt Disney Pictures, RKO Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 54 min
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