Mighty Joe Young (1998)

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Mighty Joe Young
The American poster for Mighty Joe Young
Alternate titles
Flagicon Japan.png Mighty Joe (1999)
See alternate titles
Directed by Ron Underwood
Producer(s) Ted Hartley, Tom Jacobson
Written by Mark Rosenthal, Lawrence Konner
Music by James Horner
Production company RKO Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, The Jacobson Company
Distributor Buena Vista PicturesUS,
Buena Vista InternationalJP
Rating PG
Budget $90,000,000[1]
Box office $50,632,037[1]
Running time 114 minutes
(1 hour, 54 minutes)
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
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Mighty Joe Young is a 1998 American monster film co-produced by RKO Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures and The Jacobson Company, and based on the 1949 film of the same name. it was released to American theaters on December 25, 1998.

Plot[edit | edit source]

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Staff[edit | edit source]

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Ron Underwood
  • Written by   Mark Rosenthal, Lawrence Konner
  • Based on Mighty Joe Young by   Merian C. Cooper, Ruth Rose
  • Produced by   Ted Hartley, Tom Jacobson
  • Executive producer   Gail Katz
  • Music by   James Horner
  • Cinematography by   Donald Peterman, Oliver Wood
  • Edited by   Paul Hirsch

Cast[edit | edit source]

Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Bill Paxton   as   Professor Gregory "Gregg" O'Hara
  • Charlize Theron   as   Jill Young
  • Rade Šerbedžija   as   Andrei Strasser
  • Regina King   as   Cecily Banks
  • Peter Firth   as   Garth
  • Naveen Andrews   as   Pindi
  • David Paymer   as   Harry Ruben
  • Robert Wisdom   as   Kweli
  • Christian Clemenson   as   Jack
  • Geoffrey Blake   as   Vern
  • Lawrence Pressman   as   Dr. Elliot Baker
  • Linda Purl   as   Dr. Ruth Young
  • Mika Boorem   as   Jill Young (young)
  • Cory Buck   as   Jason
  • Richard Riehle   as   Commander Gorman
  • Ray Harryhausen   as   Man at party
  • Terry Moore   as   Woman at party
  • Judson Mills   as   Driver
  • Tony Genaro   as   Man in boxer shorts
  • Marguerite Moreau   as   Lisa
  • Tracey Walter   as   Conservancy guard
  • Larry Brandenburg   as   Animal control duty officer
  • Damien Leake   as   Police officer
  • Richard McGonagle   as   Panda owner
  • Reno Wilson   as   Poacher
  • Dina Merrill   as   Society woman
  • Lily Mariye   as   Ticket clerk
  • Debbie Lee Carrington   as   Gorilla
  • Scarlett Pomers   as   Charlotte
  • John Alexander   as   Joe Young
  • Verne Troyer   as   Joe Young (infant)

Japanese video dub[edit | edit source]

  • Mahito Oba   as   Gregg O'Hara
  • Machiko Kojima   as   Jill Young
  • Shin Omori   as   Andrei Strasser
  • Urara Takano   as   Cecily Banks
  • Tetsuo Goto   as   Garth
  • Taro Arakawa   as   Pindi
  • Hiroshi Masuoka   as   Harry Ruben
  • Yumi Sudo   as   Jill Young (young)

Japanese TV Asahi dub[edit | edit source]

  • Yoshito Yasuhara   as   Gregg O'Hara
  • Rika Matsumoto   as   Jill Young
  • Shinji Ogawa   as   Andrei Strasser
  • Rika Fukami   as   Cecily Banks
  • Hiroshi Iwasaki   as   Garth
  • Issei Futamata   as   Pindi
  • Shigeru Ushiyama   as   Harry Ruben
  • Masaru Ikeda   as   Kweli
  • Takeshi Aono   as   Elliott Baker
  • Gara Takashima   as   Ruth Young
  • Ikue Otani   as   Jill Young (young)

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Monsters[edit | edit source]

Production[edit | edit source]

While teaser posters promised a summer release date, the film was released on Christmas Day in 1998.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: Mighty Joe Young (1998 film)/Gallery.

Alternate titles[edit | edit source]

  • Mighty Joe (マイティ・ジョー,   Maiti Jō, Japanese title)

References[edit | edit source]

This is a list of references for The Boy Who Cried Godzilla/Sandbox/MJY 1998. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mighty Joe Young. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved on 14 February 2021.


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