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Mighty Joe Young is a american film of genre Fantasy directed by Ron Underwood released in USA on 25 december 1998 with Bill Paxton

Mighty Joe Young (1998)

Mighty Joe Young
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Released in USA 25 december 1998
Length 1h54
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Fantasy,    Action,    Adventure
Rating56% 2.8022752.8022752.8022752.8022752.802275

Mighty Joe Young is a 1998 American adventure film based on the 1949 film of the same name and directed by Ron Underwood. It stars Bill Paxton and Charlize Theron, and in the film's version, the ape is much larger than in the original.

Synopsis

Jill Young is seen as a child at the beginning of the film when she witnesses the death of her mother, Ruth Young (Linda Purl), and the mother of Joe, an infant mountain gorilla, at the hands of poachers led by Andrei Strasser (Rade Šerbedžija). Strasser loses both his right thumb and trigger finger to Joe, and swears revenge on the gorilla for the damage. Before she dies, Ruth tells Jill to take care of Joe, to which Jill agrees. Twelve years later, Jill has raised Joe who, because of a rare genetic anomaly, has now grown to a height of 16 1/2-feet (5 meters) and weighs 2,200 pounds (1,000 kilograms). As a result, the other gorillas won't accept him and both are now living in relative peace until a wildlife refuge director, Gregg O'Hara (Bill Paxton), convinces Jill that they would be safer from poachers if they relocate to the United States.

Actors

Bill Paxton

(Gregg O'Hara)
Charlize Theron

(Jill Young)
Rade Šerbedžija

(Andrei Strasser)
Frank Welker

(Mighty Joe Young: He is a gigantic mountain gorilla who is brought to California to be safe from poachers.)
Peter Firth

(Garth)
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