The Iron Giant

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The Iron Giant Rating: U 7+

4.1362 out of 5 2798 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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  • Sophie, 11

    5 out of 5
    By
    Sophie, 11
    Date
    2015-06-17 16:23:26

    This is such a good movie because it is all about a boy whose mam has to work nights and leaves her son Hogarth at home alone. He goes outside to the woods and finds a giant made out of iron and calls him the iron giant.The army think that the iron giant is dangerous and tries to kill it. A governor comes to stay at a spare room in their house and tries to find out if Hogarth has anything to do with the iron giant. Stupidly, the governor accidently sets off a missal into the sky when he tried to kill the giant.Bravely, the iron giant flies up into the sky and saves all of the people who live in the town. The army found the last remaining the window and goes to another country. Then all off the other pieces fly to the giant and then right at the end his head pops up out of the white, shiny, sparkling snow. HE IS ALIVE!
    I absolutely love this movie because it is so sweet and sad at the same time!
    I think you should be 5 and up to watch this film.
    ENJOY!

  • Lydia, 10

    5 out of 5
    By
    Lydia, 10
    Date
    2015-06-17 16:23:11

    I liked this movie because of the giant, he is very funny and if you look at him he looks scary but his is nice. I loved the ending and I also loved how he eats metal as an iron giant. I loved the way he is not a gun(not mean).

  • Patience, 11

    5 out of 5
    By
    Patience, 11
    Date
    2015-06-17 16:20:14

    I think it is a very dramatic film and I gave it a five star so far.It is full of excitement because of the good quality in this out of this world film. No one knows where this strange iron beast came from but as you know he will eat anything metal.

  • Ellie, 9

    4 out of 5
    By
    Ellie, 9
    Date
    2015-06-17 16:18:22

    I like this film because it is very interesting and suitable for all ages! This film is about a giant that every-one except a few, want to destroy because they think he's evil but he is autally very,very kind.
    In this film a boy meets the Iron Giant and first Hogar the boy feels a bit scarede at first but then gets very intersted by the giant and trys's to help him.
    A detective is looking for the giant and soon finds out where the giant is and he get's the U.S army to kill him.Hogar lives with his mum and Hogar meets a fella called Dean who helps Hogar out.This adventure all starts by Hogar finding the Iron Giant late at night in a forest just for you to know.

    I don't want to ruin the film so I won't tell you any more about the film because that's all yuo really need to know about this film The Iron Giant.
    I hope you enjoyed it.
    By
    Ellie

  • Sianna, 11

    1 out of 5
    By
    Sianna, 11
    Date
    2015-06-17 16:17:01

    this wasn't that good. i liked the characters but found the story a bit boring

  • Millie, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Millie, 9
    Date
    2015-06-17 16:14:37

    I think this film is out of this world! Because there is a enormous iron giant and a little boy called Hogarth.Hogarth try's his best to keep the iron giant hidden so no one can find out he even exist's.Then he meets a guy called Dean.Dean shares his house with the iron giant in his massive shed.But Hogarth was unlucky, The army found the iron giant and try to destroy him.The iron giant knew killing was bad,He couldn't control himself then WHOA!! he turned into a massive robot gun machine.

    The giant cared for everyone so when the army boats shot a flying rocket into the sky he saved everyone by flying into the sky he killed himself by exploding himself with the rocket.All his body parts were in the Antarctica as they moved together over the smooth snow and rebuild the iron man once more.The iron man's last words were SUPER.MAN. Then he shot into the sky like a rocket that killed him.Dean had made a statue of the iron man with Hogarth in its hand.Hogarth thought his iron friend was lost forever...

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