#13. The Iron Giant (1999)

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Warner Bros.

– Director: Brad Bird

– Stacker score: 92.2

– Metascore: 85

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– IMDb user rating: 8.0

– Runtime: 86 minutes

Sci-fi films have a peculiar tendency of underperforming at the box office, only to be treated as a cult classic and idolized long after they left the theatres. Such is the case with “The Iron Giant,” the directorial debut of “The Incredibles” and “Ratatouille” director Brad Bird, which sees a young boy befriending a giant robot who fell from the sky. Featuring an all-star cast of voice actors, including Vin Diesel as the titular automaton, “The Iron Giant” is a gem in Bird’s stellar filmography.