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The Iron Giant ()

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

A boy's best friend is his robot in this animated adventure from Brad Bird, best known for his TV work on such series as The Simpsons, King of the Hill, and The Critic. Set in 1957, The Iron Giant focuses on Hogarth (voice of Eli Marienthal), an imaginative nine-year-old boy who daydreams of alien invasions and doing battle with Communist agents. One day, Hogarth hears a local fisherman talk about something that surpasses anything he could dream up: a fifty-foot robot that fell from the sky into a nearby lake. Needless to say, Hogarth's mom, Annie (voice of Jennifer Aniston) finds this a little hard to swallow, but when Hogarth finds the robot (voice of Vin Diesel) and fishes him out of the water, his pal Dean (voice of Harry Connick Jr.), a beatnik sculptor who also runs a junkyard, offers to help by hiding the robot with his salvage. A government agent named Kent Mansley (voice of Christopher McDonald) soon gets wind that there's a mechanical invader of unknown origins in the neighborhood and wants to wipe out the potential threat. However, the robot (which loves to eat metal and is learning to talk) turns out to be friendly, and the boy in turn tries to teach his new pal the ways of humans. The Iron Giant is loosely based on the book The Iron Man by late British poet Ted Hughes, previously adapted for the stage by rock musician Pete Townshend, who executive produced the film. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi Hide synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
bellac

I love this movie

by bellac on Oct 17, 2009

This movie is one of my favorites. It just never gets old. Everybody in my family watches it. Great for all ages. More

irishcolleen

through the generations...

by irishcolleen on Apr 19, 2009

This is one of those movies that one can watch over and over. My seven year old has done just that...I have watched it a few times myself and I do not generally watch a movie more than once. This movie is timeless. My son enjoyed it so much that I purchased it for my grandsons, who are jsut a few years ... More

tekayb

Love it!

by tekayb on Mar 22, 2008

I am a mom to 3 kids ages 5-16 and I love this movie. I don't know what I will do when the kids leave and I won't have a reason to watch animation anymore. I love Hogarth's name for one and his interaction with the adults is very funny to me. Hogarth is wise beyond his years and shares some of that ... More

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