Near end of film (won't specify and give anything away) My wife 8-yr old daughter and myself were crying. My 5 yr old son pipes up, "....this movie is gweat... 2 Thumbs way, way up". Did it bother anyone that the flames at the amusement park disappeared at the end? It did to me !!!
Mighty Joe Young (1998) 1080p YIFY Movie
Mighty Joe Young (1998) 1080p
A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.
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The Synopsis for Mighty Joe Young (1998) 1080p
The baby gorilla left in her care grows up to become a hugely tall and broad specimen by the name of Joe, living in the mountains as a mostly unseen legend among people who live there. Along comes an eco-minded emissary from a California sanctuary, who talks the jungle girl into providing safe haven for Joe at the L.A. facility. The transition is not without discomfort, but everything is aggravated via a conspiracy of poachers to get Joe into their own greedy hands!
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Son gives it 2 thumbs way upReviewed bywulfmanVote: 10/10
This update of "Mighty Joe Young" features incredible visual effects. Theyare so seemlessly blended into the picture that Joe seems more than real.
Bill Paxton is great as usual. In fact, most of the cast is pretty good.Charlize Theron is both tough and sexy. She worked better with Paxton thanthe contrived relationship he had with Helen Hunt in "Twister".
I watched this movie with my kids and they loved it too. Definately athumbs-up as a family movie. I recommend it.
A group of poachers kill a large gorilla and a female zoologist. Thegorilla's baby escapes with the woman's orphaned baby and the two grow uptogether. Tears later the gorilla (Joe) and the girl (Jill) have grown up Joe himself is abnormally large but is the target of poachers. ZoologistGregg O'Hara stumbles upon the two on a wildlife visit to the jungle andconvinces Jill to bring Joe to a sanctuary in California. However, despitethe safety, the threat to Joe has not vanished.
I ignored this on video and at the cinema but on TV I gave it a go for thesame of the kids. The first thing that strikes you is how much of a rip-offof every monster movie you've ever seen from King Kong onwards. All theclichés are there and the characters are little more than cardboard cut outsat times. However it is still good fun and all delivered with energy thatwill keep the kids happy. The film may not go anywhere that you don'texpect but it has funny moments and also moments that are quite tense andexciting.
Of the cast Joe stands out. His facial expression, depth of understandingand emotional range may be a little unlikely but he looks good. The effectsmay occasionally show the joins where Joe interacts with physical objectsbut for the vast majority he is impressive for the most part I forgot itwas effects and totally bought into him being real, that's a sign of goodeffects. Paxton maybe takes it all a bit seriously but does well, Theron isa bit too street smart for a girl who grew up with a gorilla but she passes. Support like King and Paymer are underused and simply become more examplesof `good Americans'. If you're being cynical you could say that the twoleads are WASP heroes and that King (black) and Paymer (Jewish) were thereto cover bases! This view is a little supported however by the hackneyedcasting of white South African and Eastern European types as the bad guys their roles are caricatures at best and the actors look embarrassed attimes.
Overall it's enjoyable. It's not great the plot is flawed, the acting isso-so, it borrows from every big ape movie that has gone before and it'llnever be remembered years from now as a great film. But it's good for kidswithout boring adults. The effects are good and, though you'll forget itquickly, it's fun while it's on.