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PG-13| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Kevin Dillon (Kieran Culkin) suffers from a disorder known as Morquio's syndrome, which weakens his heart and stunts his growth. Maxwell Kane (Elden Henson) has dyslexia and towers above his classmates. The two couldn't be more different, but, when Kevin is asked to help Maxwell with his reading, they soon bond over their mutual social alienation and absent fathers. Following a run-in with local gang member Blade (Joe Perrino), the two become inseparable.

Cast: Sharon Stone , Elden Henson , Kieran Culkin , Gena Rowlands , Harry Dean Stanton , Gillian Anderson , James Gandolfini , Joe Perrino

Director: Peter Chelsom

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Mighty (1998)

Release Date: October 9th, 1998|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • March 29, 2009 baileyflint8
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    This movie was a really good movie and it showed how people could be friends even when they have disabilities and differences.

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