The Iron Giant

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The Iron Giant Rating: U 7+

4.1709 out of 5 2610 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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  • Niamh, 9

    4 out of 5
    By
    Niamh, 9
    Date
    2014-06-18 20:15:42

    Hogarth was a little boy whose mom worked at a restaurant and sometimes she worked late. She told Hogarth that he wasn't to watch scary movies and to be in bed by eight. As you can imagine he disobeyed her [I liked that part!] One night Hogarth went out and he met the iron giant they became firm friends and when the army came to shoot him they were very protective of each other. It all turned out ok but I won't say anymore. I'll definitely recommend this film to my friends.

  • Liam, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Liam, 9
    Date
    2014-06-18 16:03:04

    I loved this film so much I don't want to give anything away so all I am going to say is that I loved how Hogarth managed to teach the giant to speak and I was so sad and happy at the end.
    This film was made in 1999 so I don't know if there is going to be a second on but I really hope there is one. One of the best things are that the scenes were short and simple.

  • Dara, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Dara, 9
    Date
    2014-06-18 16:01:07

    This film was brill i love the way the giant was eating metal at the start and when hogarth met the giant hogarth tought him how to talk because he had a bump on his head and forgot how to talk and at the end the giant's bump healed and said he was superman and said to hogarth you stay i go and went to space to protect everyone from dieing from the missile. The giant turned into a statue and hogarth and his friends played together so thats why i love this film i hope you do to.

  • Brandon, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Brandon, 9
    Date
    2014-06-18 15:49:36

    i really liked the film because when it first went on Hogarth met a big mechanic robot who ate metal things. There was a bad guy who was trying to ask Hogarth where the giant robot was and when the boy who was evil called the army, he tried to shoot the robot .The robot is good at being alive with out being shot by the army . My favourite bit was when the robot was eating the metal.

  • Charlie, 9

    4 out of 5
    By
    Charlie, 9
    Date
    2014-06-18 15:29:54

    The Iron giant is a great film and it has lots of adventure and very funny . It is about a boy called Hogarth who finds a metal giantand makes friends with it.The goverment want to destroy the giant.

  • Kaitlin, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Kaitlin, 9
    Date
    2014-06-12 16:27:33

    The iron giant
    The iron giant is about a giant robot who meets a boy but people find footprints
    and they think he is a monster so he has to hide in the junk yard full of metal .
    I put 5 stars because it was rely good and I really enjoyed watching all of it
    because it was very interesting .

    The iron giant is friendly unless he sees a gun then he turns into a deadly
    robot !!! The boy teachers the robot to more human like . My favourite
    part is when the robot jumps in the pond and he makes a big splash.

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