After being taken from his home in Africa, Gorilla "Joe" is an instant hit in a Hollywood nightclub. This fun and wonderfully entertaining slant on "King Kong" is much better than Kong's 1934 sequel, "Son of Kong". This all ages adventure has superb special effects from Willis O'Brien and his protege, Ray Harryhausen.

  1. Ernest B. Schoedsack


  2. Ruth Rose


  3. Merian C. Cooper


Top Billed Cast

  1. Terry Moore

    Terry Moore

    Jill Young

  2. Ben Johnson

    Ben Johnson

    Gregg Johnson

  3. Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong

    Max O'Hara

  4. Frank McHugh

    Frank McHugh


  5. Douglas Fowley

    Douglas Fowley


Full Cast & Crew

Mighty Joe Young
Mighty Joe Young


Status Released

Release Information

  • July 27, 1949


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget $94.00

Revenue -



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