The Iron Giant

This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language

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The Iron Giant Rating: U 7+

4.1177 out of 5 2694 Votes (Members)
Duration
86 mins
Year
1999
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Cast

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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What you say

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

    Katherine (16)

Reviews

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  • Grace, 9

    3 out of 5
    By
    Grace, 9
    Date
    2016-05-02 19:01:09

    I thought this movie was ok and I had seen it once a long time ago. My favourite character was Kent Mansley because no one believed him and that was funny. This film was fine but it wouldn't be my first choice.

  • Tom , 9

    3 out of 5
    By
    Tom , 9
    Date
    2016-05-02 09:58:00

    Three stars I've seen the movie before and I've read the book. I don't know if its good or bad and there's not much to say. It's ok but not ok as well.




    By Tom

  • David, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    David, 9
    Date
    2016-04-29 21:12:38

    This film is really good and adventurous

  • P4AOakgroveIPS, 12

    5 out of 5
    By
    P4AOakgroveIPS, 12
    Date
    2016-04-28 12:12:12

    Rian- screen made it difficult to see
    Oran- you never know what's in the forest
    Adam- teaches you about robots
    Emer- I liked the part where there was a lot of screaming at the same time as grace
    Brooke - funny how the robot always followed the boy
    Omar- I enjoyed the giant eating
    caitlinlea - didn't enjoy it
    omar it was interesting waiting to see what would happen to the robot
    jim - loved the funny robot
    Cian - very funny during the tidal wave scene
    Layla - liked the relationship between the boy and the robot
    Harvey- an emotional film - the threatening of the boy
    callum - funny when the boy had to fake going to the toilet
    Bobby- funny film
    Oonagh - didn't like how much the boy lied

  • Caolan, 10

    5 out of 5
    By
    Caolan, 10
    Date
    2016-04-27 12:21:20

    The iron giant is as big as the big friendly giant I loved this film the iron giants weapons were so cool and he was a villain but at the end turned out he saved the whole town he even got his Own grave stone.

  • Ellie, 10

    5 out of 5
    By
    Ellie, 10
    Date
    2016-04-27 11:36:52

    I loved the Iron Giant. It reminded me of the BFG a lot. It's nice how it wasn't a normal giant but it was an Iron Giant.

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