The Mighty is the 1998 film adaptation to Rodman Philbrick’s book Freak the Mighty, which tells the adventures of Max and Kevin, a pair of middle school outsiders who combine their strengths in order to overcome their weaknesses. It is currently showing on Netflix and is well worth the watch.
Spoiler Alert: Sixth grade students may be reading Freak the Mighty in their English language arts class. Check with their teacher to see if the film adaptation will be shown as well.
Time: 101 minutes
Don’t have a Netflix account? Watch The Mighty on Amazon Instant Video.