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Iron Golem (2011)

Iron Invader (original title)
PG-13 | | Sci-Fi | TV Movie 2011
Alien bacteria arrives on a meteorite and infects metal, animating a giant iron statue that goes on a killing rampage in a small town.

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Brothers Jake and Ethan witness something crashing to earth and discover that it is a satellite of some kind. Being broke, they collect it and sell it to the local scrap dealer, Earl. Earl, meanwhile, has built an 18 foot "Golem" out of scrap iron to be used in the local town parade. The satellite is infected with some type of space bacteria which feeds on metal and also causes said metal to become animated. The result is that the Golem becomes infected, comes alive, and begins killing people by sucking the metals from their body with just a touch. Jake must find a way to defeat the Golem and save the town. Written by Hubert Jassol

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After Jake and Ethan return from picking up "gutters", Jake tells him to get to work while he runs an errand. In the next scene, we see Ethan measuring and cutting 2x4s. Gutters are not made from 2x4s. See more »

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[Amanda, Claire and the Sheriff encounter the Iron Golem on the street. The Sheriff pulls his sidearm]
Claire: You'll need a bigger gun!
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Performed by Benjy Davis Project
Written by Benjy Davis
Published by Songs For Real
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Not so bad coming from SyFy, but not particularly good either
21 June 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A vast majority of the time, I intensely dislike SyFy's output, but there have also been some surprisingly tolerable if not great projects. Fortunately for Iron Invader, it falls into the latter category. The acting while not great is decent, likewise with the special effects with the Golem creature actually quite good, and the film with a somewhat intriguing concept starts off quite well. Sadly, the film loses it at the halfway mark, with the camera work becoming increasingly dizzying, the limited production values becoming more obvious and the pace becoming sluggish. While intriguing and starting off fine, the story is too thin to sustain the running time, the characters are rather shallow and the script is laughable in places. In conclusion, not good, not awful, just alright. 4/10 Bethany Cox


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