Mighty Joe Young

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) returns from the past to seek vengeance on Joe.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$50,632,037
Summary Details
DistributorWalt Disney Studios
Opening$10,602,042
2,502 theaters
Budget$90,000,000
Release DateDec 25, 1998
MPAAPG
Running Time1 hr 54 min
GenresAction Adventure Family Fantasy Thriller
In Release372 days/53 weeks
Widest Release2,559 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Dec 25, 1998
Christmas Day
Friday6$3,140,000--2,502$1,254$3,140,0001