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In the small town of Rockwell, Maine in October 1957, a giant metal machine befriends a nine-year-old boy and ultimately finds its humanity by unselfishly saving people from their own fears and prejudices.

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Directed by

Brad Bird

Written by

Brad Bird (Screenplay)
Tim McCanlies (Screenplay)
Ted Hughes (Writer)
Viki Anderson (Storyboard)
Piet Kroon (Storyboard)
Steve Lumley (Storyboard)
Steve Markowski (Storyboard)
Fergal Reilly (Storyboard)
Dean Wellins (Storyboard)
Jeffrey Lynch (Head of Story)

Runtime

86 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It came from outer space!

Cast

Keywords

friendship based on novel or book small town giant robot alien 1950s meteorite cold war self sacrifice mother son relationship fear of unknown

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Lists

#81 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut