The Iron Giant

This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language

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The Iron Giant Rating: U 7+

4.1245 out of 5 2659 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)

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  • Megan, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Megan, 9
    Date
    2016-06-14 16:04:08

    The iron giant is an emotional film about a boy who found a giant robot.The boy is called Hogarth.
    I personally love the bit when the robot had jet packs in its feet and I hated the detective.Entirely it is one of the best films I have seen in my whole life that is why I gave 5 stars.The giant is a very gentle soul but he has a bad side to him and he hates guns.The films animation is old but you can see it clearly.The actors are really good, so thank you Brad Bird for thinking of the film.The music is so unbelieveble especially when its dangerous.
    My second favourite bit is when the iron giant becomes Hogarth's friend and when he turns out to be a total softie.This is a description of the Iron giant. He has white glowing eyes and a shining silver body.he can't properly talk but you can still understand him.

  • Jarrad, 10

    4 out of 5
    By
    Jarrad, 10
    Date
    2016-06-14 16:04:00

    I persanlly enjoyed the iron giant because there was some really intresting parts in the flim. The main characters are the iron giant and hogath. My favrite part is the end of the film because what the giant did for the villige was good. The story is about a boy and a giant.but the film can get really boring at points thats why i only rated it 4 stars. The animation like aged because the film was made in the old times. The iron giant was almost killed by the guverment and they tried to brake the friendship between hogath and the iron giant. The iron giant has a great storyline to it.

  • Devon, 10

    4 out of 5
    By
    Devon, 10
    Date
    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
    By
    Jacob, 8
    Date
    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
    By
    leah, 9
    Date
    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 him.in 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
    By
    phikllip, 9
    Date
    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

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