The Mighty Poster

Release Date: October 9th, 1998

DVD Release Date: July 13th, 1999

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, Joseph Perrino

Director: Peter Chelsom

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Miramax Films

Keywords: Underdog, Hospital, Transformation, Touching, Growing up, Mother, 1990s, School


Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture