It is in the best tradition of animation: an ideal tale for children that offers a lot to adults as well.

— Ted Anthony, Associated Press

The Iron Giant

Film • Jul 12

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This film is a part of our Summer Family Favorites series! All screenings are Wednesdays at 1:00pm for $5!

Director: Brad Bird

In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes’ Cold War fable, a giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957. Exploring the area, a local 9-year-old boy, Hogarth, discovers the robot, and soon forms an unlikely friendship with him. When a paranoid government agent, Kent Mansley, becomes determined to destroy the robot, Hogarth and beatnik Dean McCoppin (Harry Connick Jr.) must do what they can to save the misunderstood machine.

1999. USA. 86 min. Rated PG fantasy action violence, language, some thematic material and smoking.