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Mighty Joe Young
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Charlize Theron Charlize Theron
Jill Young
Bill Paxton Bill Paxton
Gregg O'Hara
Rade Serbedzija Rade Serbedzija
Strasser
Peter Firth Peter Firth
Garth
David Paymer David Paymer
Harry Ruben
Regina King Regina King
Cecily Banks


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Ruth Rose Ruth Rose
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An average movie

5 years, 1 month ago at Jan 7 9:12
Nowadays, Disney is pretty much ruling the box-office with their live-action fairy tales, Pixar, Marvel and soon Star Wars but some of their other features, especially their live action features like this one, usually used to tank pretty bad at the box-office. With this in mind, I wasn’t expecting much from this flick but since I always had a weak spot for Charlize Theron, I thought I might as w... read more
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After Mighty Joe Young is brought to America for safety reasons, he escapes and rampages through Hollywood, spurred by tormentors out for revenge.
Release date: 25 December 1998
UPC: 717951001641
Tags: Drama (6), Family (5), 1998 (4), (4), Remake (3), Blockbuster (3), Adventure (3), Animal (3), Hunter (3), 1990s (2), Animal Attack (2), Exploitation (2), Gate (2), Helicopter (2), Police (2), Hollywood (2), Blood (2), Color Remake Of B&W Film (2), Stabbing (2), Kidnapping (2)
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