The Iron GiantDVD - 2003 | Special ed. widescreen version.
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Hogarth Hughes just rescued an enormous robot that fell from the stars to Earth. Now young Hogarth has one very big friend and an even bigger problem: how do you keep a 50-foot-tall, steel-eating giant a secret?
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"There are 2 kinds of metal in this yard: scrap and art. If you have to eat one of them, eat the scrap. Because what you CURRENTLY HAVE IN YOUR MOUTH IS ART!"
"Hey, where you going? Where you going, champ, chief, slugger? Where you going? Where you going?"
"Mad Magazine - very funny. The Spirit - very cool. Boy's Life - eh. Oh, here. This is Superman. He's a lot like you. Crash-landed on Earth, didn't know what he was doing ... but he only uses his powers for good, never for evil. Remember that."
"You came here just in time. This rich cat, some industrialist wanted him for the lobby of his company. Whipped out his checkbook right on the spot. I said, 'You get him for the rest of your life, but, what, I have to give him up the minute I give birth? Give me time to cut the umbilical, man.'"
"Bring some frankenbot with out-of-state plates over here and make me change my tune. I don't like that jazz."
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It's October 1957, at the height of the Cold War paranoia. A lonely boy named Hogarth is raised by his mother, a waitress widowed to an Air Force pilot. Left alone one evening, Hogarth discovers an iron giant who fell from space. With the help of a beatnik, they have to stop the U.S. military and a federal agent from finding and destroying the Giant.