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Mighty Joe Young (1949)

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94 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune in order to save her family's ranch.
Writers
Ruth Rose (screenplay) | Merian C. Cooper (from an original story by)
Composer
Roy Webb (musical score)
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$ 1,800,000
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Release date
Jul 27, 1949 (United States)

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7 / 10 | 3,897 votes