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Summary The legendary Joe, a playful, smart fifteen-foot-tall gorilla, and his lifelong best friend Jill Young have grown up together in the remote mountains of Central Africa. When Joe's peaceful existence is shattered by poachers, Jill and zoologist Gregg O'Hara rescue their innocent friend and move him to the safety of an animal conservancy i...

Mighty Joe Young

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Summary The legendary Joe, a playful, smart fifteen-foot-tall gorilla, and his lifelong best friend Jill Young have grown up together in the remote mountains of Central Africa. When Joe's peaceful existence is shattered by poachers, Jill and zoologist Gregg O'Hara rescue their innocent friend and move him to the safety of an animal conservancy i...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 20 Critic Reviews
51
40% Positive
8 Reviews
50% Mixed
10 Reviews
10% Negative
2 Reviews

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 20 Critic Reviews
51
40% Positive
8 Reviews
50% Mixed
10 Reviews
10% Negative
2 Reviews

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Production Company Walt Disney Pictures, RKO Radio Pictures, The Jacobson Company, RKO Pictures
Release Date Dec 25, 1998
Duration 1 h 54 m
Rating PG
Tagline Survival is an instinct.
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
2 Nominations
Genesis Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination