Mighty Joe Young1998

Synopsis:

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.

Directed by:Ron Underwood
Release date:1998-12-25
Runtime:114 minutes
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Tagline:Survival is an instinct.
Cast:
Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
Jill Young 
Rade Šerbedžija
Rade Šerbedžija
Andrei Strasser 
Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
Gregg O'Hara 
Regina King
Regina King
Cecily Banks