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  • Mighty Joe Young (1998)
  • PG
    114 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
PG
114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by zoologist Gregg O'Hara (Bill Paxton) and Jill Young (Charlize Theron), with whom he grew up. Poacher Strasser (Rade Serbedzija) ...See moreA legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by zoologist Gregg O'Hara (Bill Paxton) and Jill Young (Charlize Theron), with whom he grew up. Poacher Strasser (Rade Serbedzija) returns from the past to seek vengeance on Joe. See less
Director
Writers
Merian C. Cooper (story) | Ruth Rose (earlier screenplay) | Mark Rosenthal (screenplay) | Lawrence Konner (screenplay)
Composer
Cinematographers
Donald Peterman (as Don Peterman) | Oliver Wood
Editor
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Release date
Dec 25, 1998 (United States)

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Cast

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77 cast members
Name Known for
Charlize Theron
Jill Young Jill Young   See fewer
Bill Paxton
Gregg O'Hara Gregg O'Hara   See fewer
Rade Serbedzija
Strasser Strasser   See fewer
David Paymer
Harry Ruben Harry Ruben   See fewer
Regina King
Cecily Banks Cecily Banks   See fewer
Lawrence Pressman
Dr. Baker Dr. Baker   See fewer
Linda Purl
Dr. Ruth Young Dr. Ruth Young   See fewer
Mika Boorem
Young Jill Young Young Jill Young   See fewer
Cory Buck
Jason Jason   See fewer
Liz Georges
Jason's Mother Jason's Mother   See fewer
Richard Riehle
Commander Gorman Commander Gorman   See fewer
Cynthia Allison
News Reporter News Reporter   See fewer
Ken Taylor
News Reporter News Reporter   See fewer
Ray Harryhausen
Gentleman at Party Gentleman at Party   See fewer
Terry Moore
Elegant Woman at Party Elegant Woman at Party   See fewer
Judson Mills
Impatient Driver Impatient Driver   See fewer
Tony Genaro
Boxer Shorts Man Boxer Shorts Man   See fewer
Flo Di Re
Bambi's Owner Bambi's Owner   See fewer
Kaylan Romero
Street Kid Street Kid   See fewer
Hernan Ruiz
Street Kid Street Kid   See fewer
Jenilee Deal
Street Kid Street Kid   See fewer
Matt Deal
Street Kid Street Kid   See fewer
Bethany Bassler
Cabriolet Girl Cabriolet Girl   See fewer
Vicki Davis
Cabriolet Girl Cabriolet Girl   See fewer
Deborah Kellner
Cabriolet Girl Cabriolet Girl   See fewer
Marguerite Moreau
Cabriolet Girl Cabriolet Girl   See fewer
Tracey Walter
Conservacy Guard Conservacy Guard   See fewer
Larry Brandenburg
Animal Control Duty Officer Animal Control Duty Officer   See fewer
Janet Eilber
Concerned Mother Concerned Mother   See fewer
Wiley M. Pickett
Police Sharpshooter (as Wiley Pickett) Police Sharpshooter (as Wiley Pickett)   See fewer
John Bower
Carjack Man (as John T. Bower) Carjack Man (as John T. Bower)   See fewer
Hannah Swanson
Toddler Toddler   See fewer
Laurie Kilpatrick
Toddler's Mom Toddler's Mom   See fewer
Richard McGonagle
Panda Owner Panda Owner   See fewer
Reno Wilson
Poacher Poacher   See fewer
Ted Hartley
Society Man (as Theodore R. Hartley) Society Man (as Theodore R. Hartley)   See fewer
Dina Merrill
Society Woman Society Woman   See fewer
Lily Mariye
Ticket Clerk Ticket Clerk   See fewer
John Alexander
Mighty Joe Young Mighty Joe Young   See fewer
Verne Troyer
Baby Joe Baby Joe   See fewer
John Munro Cameron
Joe's Mother Gorilla Joe's Mother Gorilla   See fewer
David St. Pierre
Joe's Father Gorilla Joe's Father Gorilla   See fewer
Debbie Lee Carrington
Other Gorilla Other Gorilla   See fewer
Denise Cheshire
Other Gorilla Other Gorilla   See fewer
Darren T. Knaus
Baby Joe (voice) (as Darren Knaus) Baby Joe (voice) (as Darren Knaus)   See fewer
Jonathan Adler
S.W.A.T. Member (uncredited) S.W.A.T. Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Bhagavan Antle
Party Guest Grabbed By Joe (uncredited) Party Guest Grabbed By Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
Juan Canopii
Stand In For Robert Wisdom (uncredited) Stand In For Robert Wisdom (uncredited)   See fewer
Rick Cramer
Police Pilot (uncredited) Police Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
Kacee DeMasi
Security Guard (uncredited) Security Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Rachel Duhame
Kid (uncredited) Kid (uncredited)   See fewer
Marco Franzoni
Truck accident bystander (uncredited) Truck accident bystander (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Haddad
Carnival Worker (uncredited) Carnival Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Arden James
Tourist (uncredited) Tourist (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert M. Johnson
Zoo Keeper (uncredited) Zoo Keeper (uncredited)   See fewer
Ocean Kaowili
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
Shelly Leslie
Wrangler (uncredited) Wrangler (uncredited)   See fewer
Antonio Magrane
Terrified Carnival Goer (uncredited) Terrified Carnival Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jewel McDonald
Preacher Wife / Vendor (uncredited) Preacher Wife / Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul McMichael
Carnival Goer (uncredited) Carnival Goer (uncredited)   See fewer
Kenn Medeiros
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
Bree Miller
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Marilyn Monrovia
Carnival Patron (uncredited) Carnival Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Jonathan Morrill
Hollywood Businessman (uncredited) Hollywood Businessman (uncredited)   See fewer
Scarlett Pomers
Charlotte (uncredited) Charlotte (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Satterfield
Park Attendee (uncredited) Park Attendee (uncredited)   See fewer
Greg Schaum
Ferris Wheel Operator (uncredited) Ferris Wheel Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
J.T. Sherwood
Security Guard (uncredited) Security Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
Sarah Gordon Swidron
Girl in Car (uncredited) Girl in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
Sharice Zulo
Carnival Patron (uncredited) Carnival Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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