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The Iron Giant (1999)

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Starring (View all)
Jennifer Aniston Jennifer Aniston
Annie Hughes
Harry Connick Jr. Harry Connick Jr.
Dean McCoppin
Vin Diesel Vin Diesel
The Iron Giant
James Gammon James Gammon
Foreman Marv Loach / Floyd Turbeaux
Cloris Leachman Cloris Leachman
Mrs. Tensedge
Christopher McDonald Christopher McDonald
Kent Mansley
John Mahoney John Mahoney
General Rogard
Eli Marienthal Eli Marienthal
Hogarth Hughes


Written by (View all)
Tim McCanlies Tim McCanlies
(screenplay by)
Brad Bird Brad Bird
(screen story by)


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A good movie

11 years, 3 months ago at Nov 5 13:08
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Way before becoming a major player with Pixar and even becoming a successful action movie director with the Mission Impossible franchise, Brad Bird started his career with this little seen animated gem. Since then, it has reached a decent cult following but when it was released, it was unfortunately barely seen, even myself I saw it much later when it was broadcasted on TV. It is one of the hand-... read more

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12 years, 2 months ago at Dec 23 7:57
3 votes
Nope, not good.
The same giant: Laputa
The same story: Transformers

it's just a bad combination of both...

the animation was well done though.

Review of The Iron Giant

11 years, 11 months ago at Mar 15 21:30
3 votes
Brad Bird has directed two Pixar films; The Incredibles and Ratatouille. Both of these are big favorites of mine. Browsing through films, The Iron Giant caught my eye. I could only hope that I enjoyed this film as much as I did Ratatouille or The Incredibles. The verdict is that the film wasn't was good as either Pixar films, but is more than exceptional entertainment. In fact, this is one of the ... read more
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Description: 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. International Versions Danish Dubbing år: 1999 DANSKE STEMMER · KARAKTER · ORIGINAL STEMME Annette Heick · Annie Hughes · Jennifer An ... (more)
Release date: 6 August 1999
UPC: 085391764427
Tags: Animation (42), Sci-fi (24), Family (18), Comedy (16), Action (14), 1999 (14), Friendship (10), 1990s (10), Robot (10), Drama (9), Robots (9), Cold War (8), (8), Animated (6), Paranoia (6), Science Fiction (5), Alien (5), Maine (5), Adventure (4), Kids (4)
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Outstanding on all levels!

“The Iron Giant was a beautiful, funny and touching movie, that is one of the best non-Disney animated movies I have seen along with The Prince of Egypt, The Secret of NIMH, Watership Down and Castle of Cagliostro. There wasn't a single thing I hated about the movie, for me it was outstanding on every level. The animation was absolutely gorgeous, with stunning colourful backgrounds and brilliant character animation especially on the Iron Giant himself. The music by Michael Kamen was consistently excellent, and never overpowered the story. In fact at times it even enhanced the drama. And the film has a beautiful message not to mention a sweet story. The characters were delightful, Hogarth isn't annoying at all and the Iron Giant isn't scary in the slightest. Strictly speaking he has to be on” read more

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