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The Iron Giant

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Before winning back-to-back Oscars for The Incredibles and Ratatouille, animation wunderkind Brad Bird made his directorial debut with this endearing story of friendship set at the dawn of the Space Race. When nine-year-old Hogarth discovers a mysterious robot in the woods of his small American town, he races to keep his new friend safe from a country gripped by Cold War paranoia. Blending crisp computer animation with gorgeously rendered hand-drawn characters (Bird apprenticed under Milt Kahl, one of Disney's legendary Nine Old Men), The Iron Giant is a modern animated classic with plenty to offer for audiences young and old.

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"Just as...moving and exciting for kids (and their secretly tearful parents) as it was 17 years ago"
The Times
"This is, full stop, one of the best animated movies of all time; an enduring classic."
The Ringer
"Remarkably unassuming, genuinely playful, and superbly executed."
The Village Voice
Directed by: Brad Bird
Featuring: James Gammon Jennifer Aniston Harry Connick Jr. Vin Diesel Cloris Leachman
Year: 1999 Runtime: 86 mins Rating: PG