Plot: This is the story of 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.

Rating:PG for fantasy action violence, language, some thematic material and smoking

Directed By: Brad Bird

Written By: Brad Bird, Tim McCanlies and Ted Hughes(Book)

Production: Warner Bros.

In Theaters: August 6, 1999

Box Office: $23,159,305 (USA)

Budget: $48,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 1 hr. 26 mins.

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Annie Hughes (voice) – Jennifer Aniston
Dean McCoppin (voice) – Harry Connick Jr.
The Iron Giant (voice) – Vin Diesel
Foreman Marv Loach / Floyd Turbeaux (voice) – James Gammon

Mrs. Tensedge (voice) – Cloris Leachman
Kent Mansley (voice) – Christopher McDonald
General Rogard (voice) – John Mahoney
Hogarth Hughes (voice) – Eli Marienthal
Earl Stutz (voice) – M. Emmet Walsh