Mighty Joe Young (1998)

Director
Ron Underwood

Main cast
Charlize Theron; Rade Serbedzija; Bill Paxton; Regina King; Peter Firth

Genres
Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Description
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.


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