The Iron Giant

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Touching robot-kid friendship tale has great messages.

PG 1999 86 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 46 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 55 reviews

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age 7+

This title has:

Great messages
age 7+

The best film to exist

Is this film the best thing to grace our screens? Yes. You will cry but you'll enjoy every minute of it.

This title has:

Great messages
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Movie Details

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