The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction film using both traditional animation and computer animation, produced by Warner Bros. Feature Animation and directed by Brad Bird in his directorial debut. It is based on the 1968 novel The Iron Man by Ted Hughes (which was published in the United States as The Iron Giant) and is scripted by Tim McCanlies. The film stars Eli Marienthal, Christopher McDonald, Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick, Jr., John Mahoney, and Vin Diesel. Set during the Cold War in 1957, the film is about a young boy named Hogarth Hughes who discovers a giant metallic robot who fell from space. With the help of a beatnik artist named Dean McCoppin, they have to stop the U.S. military and a federal agent named Kent Mansley from finding and destroying the Giant. Wikipedia
The Iron Giant is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Directorial debut films, Warner Bros. films, Films based on children's books, Children's fantasy films, Films based on science fiction novels, Robot films, American animated films and Cold War films.
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Hogarth Hughes: So we can't call Ripley's Believe it or Not, because... they wouldn't believe it.