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PG| 1 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes' Cold War fable, a giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957. Exploring the area, a local 9-year-old boy, Hogarth, discovers the robot, and soon forms an unlikely friendship with him. When a paranoid government agent, Kent Mansley, becomes determined to destroy the robot, Hogarth and beatnik Dean McCoppin (Harry Connick Jr.) must do what they can to save the misunderstood machine.

Cast: Jennifer Aniston , Eli Marienthal , Harry Connick Jr. , Vin Diesel , Christopher McDonald , James Gammon , Cloris Leachman , John Mahoney

Director: Brad Bird

Genres: Fantasy, Animated

Distributor: Warner Bros.

The Iron Giant (1999)

Release Date: August 4th, 1999|1 hr. 26 min.

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  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Heart and tenderness are rare in cartoon movies. But in an age of frenetic children's fare, the new animated adventure The Iron Giant dares to show a lot of both, and it comes up a winner. show more

  • 75
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    We are happy to report there is intelligent life in feature animation beyond planet Disney and the gaseous ball of foul language known as South Park. show more

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    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    It's an antidote to complacency. The question is, whom is it trying to wake up? show more

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