The Mighty (1998)

Comedy, Drama

The Mighty
Cast: Kieran Culkin, Elden Henson, Sharon Stone

This tells the story of a strong friendship between a young boy with Morquio's syndrome and an older boy who is always bullied because of his size. Adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty, the film explores a building of trust and friendship. Kevin, an intelligent guy helps out Maxwell to improve his reading skills. In return, Kevin wants Maxwell to take him out places since he is not allowed out unauthorized. Being the social outcasts of the town, Kevin and Maxwell come to realize that they are similar to each other and accept that they are "freaks" and nothing will stop them.

  • Miramax Films Company:
  • PG-13 Rated:
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  • 30 Oct 1998 Released:
  • 25 May 2016 DVD Release:
  • $2,652,246 Box office:
  • Rodman Philbrick, Charles Leavitt Writer:
  • Peter Chelsom Director:
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