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After a giant robot falls from the sky and frightens a small town, only a young boy is willing to befriend the iron man. With his new friend, he teaches the townspeople a lesson about being afraid of what is different. Jennifer Aniston provides the voice for the boy's mother, and Harry Connick Jr. that of the town beatnik. Great animation and story propel this tale above the level of most kiddie fare. Based on the 1968 children's book by Ted Hughes, which was also used for a 1989 concept album by Pete Townshend.

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Available on Running time 86 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Animated Sci-Fi, Buddies, Robots & Androids, Childhood Visions, Giants
Tim McCanlies
Brad Bird
Michael Kamen
Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick, John Mahoney, M. Emmet Walsh, Cloris Leachman, James Gammon, Christopher McDonald, Darren T. Holmes, Alan Bodner
Warner Bros.

Visitor Reviews

Iron Giant
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This is a great movie for kids, but other ages will enjoy it, as well. A nine-year-old boy named Hogarth Hughes befriends a giant alien robot that fell from outer space, and landed in a small town in Maine. The alien robot was damaged and lost its memory from the fall. Hogarth is an outcast at school, so he really doesn't have friends. The paranoid U.S. Government agent named Kent Mansley arrives in town, and determined to destroy the giant at all costs. It's up to Hogarth to protect him by keeping him at Dean McCoppin's place in the junkyard.