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Release Date: May 2nd, 2008

DVD Release Date: September 30th, 2008

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

Production Co: Paramount, Marvel Enterprises

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The gadgetry is absolutely dazzling, the action is mostly exhilarating, the comedy is scintillating and the whole enormous enterprise, spawned by Marvel comics, throbs with dramatic energy because the man inside the shiny red robotic rig is a daring choice for an action hero, and an inspired one. show more

  • 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

  • Until a final conflict that more resembles a monster-truck jam than a superhero showdown, Iron Man is solid gold. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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