Mighty Joe Young (1998)

Movie"Survival is an instinct."
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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.

Movie Details

Theatrical Release:December 25th, 1998
On DVD & Blu-ray:March 23rd, 1999 - Buy DVD
Movie Budget:$90,000,000
Original Language:English
Executive Producers:Gail Katz
Production Companies:Walt Disney Pictures, RKO Pictures LLC