Iron Man

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Running Time:  126 min.
Release Date: May 2, 2008
DVD: September 30, 2008

Current rating: Rating: 4.65
based on 26050 votes and 372 reviews
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Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub, Gwyneth Paltrow, Leslie Bibb, Clark Gregg

Inspiration: Iron Man Comic Books


Billionaire industrialist and genius inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, he builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity.

When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man.

Director: Jon Favreau
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Producer(s): Avi Arad, Kevin Feige
Screenplay: Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway
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  • 5 stars "#1 BEST MARVEL MOVIE"
  • 5 stars "One of the best superhero movies ever. Every aspect of the comic book Iron Man was brought to the screen!"
  • 5 stars "Great take on Iron Man's origin. Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow were perfect! This is one of the best superhero movies ever made."