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Summary A giant metal machine falls to Earth in 1950s Maine, frightening townspeople. However, the robot befriends a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth who must save it from the predjudices of the townspeople and from a government agent intent on destroying the robot.

The Iron Giant

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 29 Critic Reviews
must-see
85
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 432 User Ratings
8.6
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Summary A giant metal machine falls to Earth in 1950s Maine, frightening townspeople. However, the robot befriends a nine-year-old boy named Hogarth who must save it from the predjudices of the townspeople and from a government agent intent on destroying the robot.

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Universal Acclaim Based on 29 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 29 Critic Reviews
85
100% Positive
29 Reviews
0% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 432 User Ratings
8.6
91% Positive
395 Ratings
4% Mixed
16 Ratings
5% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 432 User Ratings
8.6
91% Positive
395 Ratings
4% Mixed
16 Ratings
5% Negative
21 Ratings

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Production Company Warner Bros., Warner Bros. Animation
Release Date Aug 6, 1999
Duration 1 h 26 m
Rating PG
Tagline Some secrets are too huge to hide
Annie Awards
• 9 Wins & 15 Nominations
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations
Satellite Awards
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations