The Mighty (1998)

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.

Directing:
  • Peter Chelsom

Writing:
  • Rodman Philbrick

Stars:
Release Date: 1998-10-23
themoviedb icon 7.2/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 100
Gillian Anderson
Gillian Ander...
Loretta Lee
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone
Gwen Dillon
Elden Henson
Elden Henson
Maxwell "Max" Kane
Kieran Culkin
Kieran Culkin
Kevin "Freak" Dillon
Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
Gram
Harry Dean Stanton
Harry Dean St...
Grim
Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf
Iggy
Jenifer Lewis
Jenifer Lewis
Mrs. Addison
James Gandolfini
James Gandolf...
Kenny Kane
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