The Iron Giant

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The Iron Giant Rating: U 7+

4.1617 out of 5 2715 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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  • Georgia, 10

    3 out of 5
    By
    Georgia, 10
    Date
    2015-02-23 12:48:59

    this film gave me a mix of emosions , some of them were sad and scared in addition to the end however this film was not the best and it was very short .

  • Charlie , 9

    4 out of 5
    By
    Charlie , 9
    Date
    2015-02-23 08:40:30

    This film was very funn, one part of the film was very good when he was mending the train track.

  • Jack, 11

    5 out of 5
    By
    Jack, 11
    Date
    2015-02-23 08:38:07

    I enjoyed this film and I liked how the made the cartoon animations for the iron giant and the people. One of the best parts of the film is where he eats metal.
    Thank you Jo and Julie for this film

  • Thomas, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Thomas, 9
    Date
    2015-02-22 15:38:55

    Wow! This film was amazing, too good for words, mind-blowing, all of these are words you could describe this film with! Although I have watched it a couple of times it's still one of my favourites and I think always will be. I love the bit where he gets knocked by the train, then in the shed he called all of his parts back onto to his body, I thought that was quite cool. I also like the bit where he turns into a monster but then the boy, Hogarth, manages to stop him from killing anyone else.

    I think it's a great film because of how it's presented, not only that but I really think you can see what the Iron Giant feels and what Hogarth feels. But there is one man you can't see what he feels like as he's that evil. I think it's a bit excessive that the man brings in the whole army, though it's sort of funny, as its one big iron giant against the whole army and he's still beating them.

    Overall this is definitely a 5 star film with nothing that could hold it back. I is a great family film watchable by all.

  • Phoebe, 10

    4 out of 5
    By
    Phoebe, 10
    Date
    2015-02-22 15:15:24

    I found this film very good, at the start i felt a little scared cus I didn't now what the giant was going to be be like. In some parts It was funny and the other it was a bit scary but I loved it, it was amazing. I would recommend this wounderful film to 6 and older viewers.

  • zoe, 10

    3 out of 5
    By
    zoe, 10
    Date
    2015-02-22 14:05:54

    During the start of this animated film the main character Hogarth frantically discovered a new creature called the Iron Giant, an enormous piece of metal found in his forest like garden near by.
    Sympathetically taking the Iron Giant in, the local council chair person was on to him as the giant had recently crushed his car. Will the council continue their visits? And will the Iron Giant still stay near by in the village? If not, will they reunite? Watch and find out.

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