The Iron Giant parents guide

The Iron Giant

Good things can come in big packages.

Overall B

When the rooftop TV antenna is mysteriously broken, Little Hogarth Hughes (Eli Marienthal) sets out with his loaded bb-gun to find the culprit. But no matter what his imagination may have suggested, the responsible party is a big surprise.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity B
Substance Use B+

Why is The Iron Giant rated PG? The MPAA rated The Iron Giant PG for fantasy action and mild language.

Run Time: 86 minutes

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The Iron Giant
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Frightening Scenes.
Ontario PG Frightening Scenes.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Iron Giant"

Cast and Crew

The Iron Giant is directed by Brad Bird and stars Brad Bird, Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Iron Giant movie is November 15, 2004. Here are some details…

This movie is now available on a two disc collectors edition. Some of the features include:
- English, Spanish, and French subtitles.
- English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and French (Dolby Digital 5.1) audio.
- Commentary by director Brad Bird, animator Tony Fucile, Story Department Head Jeff Lynch, supervising animator Steven Markowski.
- Eight additional scenes including an alternate opening.
- 13 branching featurettes on the making of the film.
- Director Brad Bird and Creative Consultant Teddy Newton analyze two sequences.
- A featurette called “The Voice of the Giant”.
- Still galleries, Filmographies, Trailers and Weblinks.

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This is one of Brad Bird’s earlier movies. Lately, he is more widely known as the man who dreamed up The Incredibles, the extremely popular Dinsey/Pixar animation.