The Iron Giant

Need to watch 'The Iron Giant' on your TV, phone, or tablet? Hunting down a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the Brad Bird-directed movie via subscription can be a challenge, so we here at Moviefone want to do the heavy lifting.

Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription alternatives - along with the availability of 'The Iron Giant' on each platform. Now, before we get into the nitty-gritty of how you can watch 'The Iron Giant' right now, here are some finer points about the Warner Brothers adventure flick.

Released August 4th, 1999, 'The Iron Giant' stars Jennifer Aniston, Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Vin Diesel The PG movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 26 min, and received a score of 85 (out of 100) on Metacritic, which assembled reviews from 29 experienced critics.

Curious to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "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."

'The Iron Giant' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on, VUDU, iTunes Store, YouTube, Netflix, and XFINITY .