The Iron Giant

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The Iron Giant Rating: U 7+

4.1617 out of 5 2739 Votes (Members)
Duration
86 mins
Year
1999
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Bringing to life the much-loved story by British poet Ted Hughes, The Iron Giant takes place in a quiet American town in the 1960s. The tale begins when a young boy named Hogarth follows a trail of huge footprints leading from his house into the woods - and finds an iron giant from space! Instantly the two form a firm friendship, and when the army try and destroy this enormous visitor, Hogarth does everything he can to protect his giant pal. Beautifully animated, this is a film with lots of wit and a huge amount of heart.

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  • I loved this film!!! It's really funny and sad and tense all rolled into on

    Katherine (16)

Reviews

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  • Matthew, 11

    4 out of 5
    By
    Matthew, 11
    Date
    2015-03-24 19:23:29

    I loved this because it is a really good action film a some sad bits and I like cartoons a lot more than real life but overall this film is great thumbs up for this film.

  • Harry, 10

    3 out of 5
    By
    Harry, 10
    Date
    2015-03-24 17:11:15

    It was underwhelming, I think. I expected a bit more action. Having read the book I thought I already knew most of the storyline, but how wrong can you be! I think a good film, if it's the movie of a book, should atleast follow the plot mostly, but I don't think that The Iron Giant fits into the category of film of a book as much as I expected - and - hoped it would. I still thoroughly enjoyed the newish plot, and to be honest I think climax of this animation was a high point of both book and movie together. Obviously, there must have been some decent behind that wall of not folling the original storyline for me to still give 3 stars, and that decent was mostly the introduction loads of high-tech paraphenalia. Overall a good - but not too good - 3/5. By the way, that converts into 60% and 0.6 as a percentage and decimal respectively.

  • Marina, 11

    3 out of 5
    By
    Marina, 11
    Date
    2015-03-24 16:39:00

    This was funny and the iron giant is really cute. Also it was interesting and cool.

  • Ariyan, 6

    5 out of 5
    By
    Ariyan, 6
    Date
    2015-03-24 10:40:49

    I like it because the giant robot was still alive [at the end]

  • Millie, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Millie, 9
    Date
    2015-03-23 17:47:49

    This would be good for the full family to watch because the iron giant can raper its self because of animeson it would be good

  • Sophie, 11

    5 out of 5
    By
    Sophie, 11
    Date
    2015-03-20 16:47:30

    Awww it was so cute at the end. This was my favourite film out of all of them we watched. Everyone must watch this film. :)

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