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.
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I remember seeing "The Mighty" at the theatre during the fall of 1998 when I was 10 years old. It was a really good coming-of-age drama that was also a tearjerker. I remember being particularly impressed with Kieran Culkin's performance as Kevin. He was the one that really stood out the most for me. I'm glad he's still acting in movies, and I hope to see more from him in the future.