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Mighty Joe Young (1998)  link to Mighty Joe Young on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 890

poster Mighty Joe Young

IMDb Rating:
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5.6/10 (26148 votes)

Country: USA, 114 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Adventure, Fantasy, Family

Director(s): Ron Underwood

Video Codec: Unknown

Storyline:
The baby gorilla left in her care grows up to become a hugely tall and broad specimen by the name of Joe, living in the mountains as a mostly unseen legend among people who live there. Along comes an eco-minded emissary from a California sanctuary, who talks the jungle girl into providing safe haven for Joe at the L.A. facility. The transition is not without discomfort, but everything is aggravated via a conspiracy of poachers to get Joe into their own greedy hands!

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Cast:

photo Charlize Theron Charlize Theron Jill Young
photo Bill Paxton Bill Paxton Gregg O'Hara
photo Rade Serbedzija Rade Serbedzija Strasser
photo Peter Firth Peter Firth Garth
photo David Paymer David Paymer Harry Ruben

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1