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The Iron Giant is returning to theaters remastered with new scenes

by Jacob Kleinman | July 9, 2015

Fresh off the release of Tomorrowland, director Brad Bird’s iconic animated film The Iron Giant is headed back to the theaters remastered and with a few new scenes. The extremely limited showing will take place in theaters across the country on Wednesday, September 30 at 7 p.m., and again on Sunday, October 4 at noon.

The Iron Giant tells the story of a boy in 1950s America who befriends an enormous but innocent robot from space (voiced by Vin Diesel). The film, which debuted in 1999, also features voice acting from Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick Jr., and Christopher McDonald. If you haven’t seen it before, check out the trailer at the top of this post.

The movie also helped launch Bird’s career. Afterward, he worked with Pixar on The Incredibles and Ratatouille before directing Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol in 2011. The director’s work in animation may be behind him for now, but at least we can relive this classic on the big screen.

Tickets aren’t on sale yet and we don’t know how much they’ll cost or how many will be available. If you don’t want to miss out, it might be worth hitting the source link below and signing up for an alert so you can reserve spot as soon as possible.

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Jacob Kleinman

Jacob Kleinman has been working as a journalist online and in print since he arrived at Wesleyan University in 2007. After graduating, he took a...Jacob Kleinman has been working as a journalist online and in print since he arrived at Wesleyan University in 2007. After graduating, he took a...


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