The Iron Giant

This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language


The Iron Giant Rating: U 7+

4.1222 out of 5 2717 Votes (Members)
86 mins

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)


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  • Devon, 10

    4 out of 5
    Devon, 10
    2016-06-14 16:03:22

    The iron giant had a very nice story to it . Everyone thinks the iron giant is evil but he is not.. Or is he. My favorite character is Hogarth because in the film he is a very adventurous child. It was quite sad at some parts but very funny at some.The films music is very dramatic. The character I don't really like Kent Manley because he is an quite a bad person in the film. The film is about friendship between a boy and a giant. I Liked this film that is why i rated 4 stars. The film was quite outdated and about 1 or 2 blips in it. It has a phew mistakes such a pauses and stop in this film. But still an amazing film.

  • Jacob, 8

    5 out of 5
    Jacob, 8
    2016-06-14 16:02:08

    I liked the part when the iron giant jumped in the lake and made a water nuke and , when the iron
    giant was all missels he even dressed up like super man , it was a bit scary when he actully came
    to earth , it was cool where he could never die he was realy like , super man because he came from a diffrent planet shoots lazers out of his eyes and he can fly , you can tell its an old film ,
    becauce of the animaiton , it was the coolest Iv'e watched in a while.

  • leah, 9

    5 out of 5
    leah, 9
    2016-06-14 16:00:06

    I like the film the iron giant because it talkes about a tall metal robot giant who is toght to be like a human. the iron giant is thought to be a evil bad robot but he is not he is actualy very kind iron giant .a small boy called hogarth is best friends with the giant so he realy cares about the end the evil police detective find out about the iron giant and tryes to hurt him.the animation is very old and dated. The mucic is a bit dramatic and scary in the film.the main charecters are the iron giant and hogarth who become the bestest best friends. personly i would give the film posibly five (5) stars.

  • phikllip, 9

    4 out of 5
    phikllip, 9
    2016-06-14 16:00:02

    The iron giant was a great film as the characters had funny reactions to things and the end was very creepy the iron giant actualy flew through the sky. The iron giant is a great artist. There was a detective called kent masley and he tries to destroy hogarth and the iron giants friendship. The iron giant dressed up like superman but the film has a meaning the you can be what you want to be and i do give this film a 4 out of 5 as the quality is bad animation as the film was released in 1999

  • Caitlin, 9

    5 out of 5
    Caitlin, 9
    2016-06-14 15:59:29

    The Iron Giant is an emotional film about a boy called howgard and a giant called the Iron Giant.It is also a friendship type of film about a friendship that develops by man and giant.The Giant gets attacked because everyone thinks he is the bad guy but he is actually not he tries to save howgard from getting hurt in any situation at the start howgard is afraid of the Giant but howgard sees that the giant is in trouble in electric post and howgard turns the post of and the Giant sees howgard save him and that is how the friendship started to develop.
    OMG the music was amazing it was a bit old fashioned.I liked the settings in this film it was set in a house,forest an the village.

  • Matthew, 10

    4 out of 5
    Matthew, 10
    2016-06-13 19:21:38

    I am not giving this film 5 stars because it is a very sad film, especially at the end, so I am giving it 4 stars. The main character is the Iron Giant who is very defensive when he gets threatened. The hero is the Iron Giant because he saves everyone from the bomb but luckily he can reassemble all his parts, but does he die or not?

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