The Iron Giant

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This film has a couple of uses of mild bad language


The Iron Giant Rating: U 7+

4.1341 out of 5 2639 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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  • Ibrahim, 8

    5 out of 5
    Ibrahim, 8
    2015-09-29 20:04:12

    The iron giant change colour when he is angry. My favourite character is the boy because he was kind to the robot. The camera was going up and down so they no how it feels like being big and small.There was no moments in the story that dident make sense.when robot was about to explode. music is in portant for memory.

  • Hugh, 10

    5 out of 5
    Hugh, 10
    2015-09-28 19:48:05

    it was OK, i, found it extremely sad :( when the giant fle... SPOILERS!!! Anyhow, the graphics in this film are phenomenal, honestly you'd need to meet a cartoon star (go to toontown "Who Framed Roger Rabbit".)
    Dean is probably my fave character as he looks like a film director and loves art, his talents would put michaelangelo to shame*. He also seems reluctant to do anything but sculpt that man lives a sad life, very sad indeed...

    In short this is one of the best films i have ever, EVER seen =P

    * and that's saying something


  • Aishat, 9

    4 out of 5
    Aishat, 9
    2015-09-28 19:31:16

    This is about a giant who is really emotional and a little boy who is about 9 years old.
    In the film they use a lot of dark colours because it is really emotional and my favourite character was the giant because it cares about people and how they feel.But in some parts of the film the giant was really big because i think that the camera was zoomed in and to make it look very small they zoomed out.
    I think the music was really important because if you did not understand the film the beat of the music will help you to understand more.


  • Robyn, 7

    3 out of 5
    Robyn, 7
    2015-09-28 18:43:16

    At film club we watched the Iron Giant. I quite liked this film.

    I think colour is important in this film because you know what colour things are.

    My favourite character was the Iron Giant because he is kind.

    At first the camera was a bit small then it got all right.

    I think the end didn't make sense because I didn't know what was going on.

    The film makers used suspense as I didn't know what was going to happen next. I really wanted to know if the Iron Giant was kind or not.

    The music was important to the film as music helps the people who are watching it. If something is happy or sad the music tells them if it is happy or sad.

  • Molly, 10

    3 out of 5
    Molly, 10
    2015-09-28 11:40:38

    My favourite part is when the Iron Giant saved the giant missile by letting it bash him on the head. They built a statue of the Iron Giant for saving them.

    The part that I didn't like is when the Iron Giant turned into a gun and shot, but missed.

    The music when the giant was sad was very sad music. When his eyes were red the music was fast.

    My favourite character is the Iron Giant because he was metal and could fly.

  • Maham, 10

    5 out of 5
    Maham, 10
    2015-09-28 11:37:44

    This film is a good and exceptional film. It really gets your attention and makes you want more. I suggest that this film is appropriate for ages 4 to 11 because 8 to 11 year old would understand it and 4 years old would think it is funny and a nice film to watch. My favourite character was Hogarth Hughes the boy who discovered the Iron Giant. I think that Eli Marienthal (he is a boy) who played Hogarth Hughes was a really good pick because he did really good acting. The genre of this movie covers couple of things: animation, kids & family, science fiction and fantasy. The three main characters where played by Eli Marienthal, Vin Diesel and Jennifer Aniston.

    If in the film they had to create suspense, they would make the music go into a different type of tone, either "dun dun duuuum" or something else. It just has to make the person who is watching the film want more, like when there is a silence in the film, for example, the Iron Giant it gradually creates suspense in the film.

    I would rate this film 5 out of 5 because it is just such a great film. So come on, stop reading those bring newspapers and stop cooking mums and dads, just come and sit on the sofa with your kids, switch on the TV and watch The Iron Giant now!

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