The Iron Giant (1999) IMDb

The Iron Giant

01:26:00 | Action, Adventure, Animation | IMDb rating: 7.9

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This is the story a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth Hughes who makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that came from outer space. Meanwhile, a paranoid U.S. Government agent named Kent Mansley arrives in town, 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.

Director(s): Brad Bird,

Writer(s): Tim McCanlies, Brad Bird, Ted Hughes.
Producer(s): Allison Abbate. Des McAnuff. Pete Townshend. John Walker.


Studio: Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Feature Animation, Warner Bros. Animation.

Origin: USA

Budget: 48,000,000 $

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