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PG-13| 2 hr. 6 min.

Plot Summary
A billionaire industrialist and genius inventor, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), is conducting weapons tests overseas, but terrorists kidnap him to force him to build a devastating weapon. Instead, he builds an armored suit and upends his captors. Returning to America, Stark refines the suit and uses it to combat crime and terrorism.

Cast: Robert Downey Jr. , Terrence Howard , Gwyneth Paltrow , Jeff Bridges , Shaun Toub , Faran Tahir , Leslie Bibb , Sayed Badreya

Director: Jon Favreau

Genres: Action, Science fiction

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Iron Man (2008)

Release Date: May 2nd, 2008|2 hr. 6 min.

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fan reviews ( 194 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    All praise to acting dynamo Robert Downey Jr., who brings so much creative juice to the party that Iron Man achieves instant liftoff. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An action sci-fi blockbuster extravaganza that provides cartoon thrills for thinking people. It's the best movie of its kind since the second "Spider-Man" movie four years ago. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Iron Man's biggest strength is that the fantastically armored suit doesn't overpower the intriguingly flawed character encased within. show more

  • January 09, 2013 Allison Rowley
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    This was an awesome movie!

  • May 28, 2010 JJAmberHills
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    This movie was not as good as Iron Man 2 but it was a very good movie. P.S. Do not see Iron man 2 if you have not sean this movie!!!

  • May 15, 2010 CagnoFC3000
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    would rather have teeth pulled than sit through this trash again

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