What if a gun had a soul? A gigantic mobile weapon from another planet is sent to destroy Earth, but is damaged on arrival and loses its memory. It is soon befriended by a young boy, Hogarth, who is an outcast at school and relishes the chance to have a real friend. However, soon the paranoid government agent Kent Mansley arrives in town, determined to destroy the giant at all costs. Wow! From Brad Bird (the director of the Incredibles, and Ratatouille) this is an uncompromising animated film. Unforgettable, and utterly captivating, the is a great "message" movie, lost in a world of true relationships, it's perfect for youngsters as well as adults!
The Iron Giant (1999)
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