About

As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When Gregg O'Hara arrives from California and sees the animal, he convinces Jill that Joe would be safest at his wildlife refuge. But Strasser follows them to...

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Directed by

Ron Underwood

Written by

Merian C. Cooper (Story)
Ruth Rose (Original Film Writer)
Lawrence Konner (Screenplay)
Mark Rosenthal (Screenplay)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Survival is an instinct.

Cast

Keywords

remake dying and death gorilla uganda primatologist giant ape poacher

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Effects, Visual Effects Allen Hall