IRON MAN(2008)

Billionaire industrialist and genius inventor Tony Stark is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony 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.

Quick Facts

– Directed By – John Favreau
– Writers/Screenplay – Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway
– Based on Characters By – Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck, Jack Kirby
– Produced By – Avi Arad, Kevin Feige
– Starring – Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub
– Music – Ramin Djawadi
– Cinematography – Matthew Libatique
– Rating – PG-13
– Runtime – 126 minutes
– Release Date – May 2, 2008
– Budget – $140 million
– Opening US Weekend – $98.6 million
– Domestic Box Office – $318.4 million
– International  Box Offie – $266.8 million
– Total Box Office – $585.2 million
– Rotten Tomato Critics Consensus – Powered by Robert Downey Jr.’s vibrant charm, Iron Man turbo-charges the superhero genre with a deft intelligence and infectious sense of fun. 
– Rotten Tomato Tomatometer/Audience Score – 93%/91
– IMDb Score – 7.9/10
– Metacritic Score – 79/100 on 38 reviews

Events

– Kidnapping of Tony Stark

Movie Posters

Trailer

Stan Lee Cameo

Post Credit Scene

Thank you for reading. If you enjoyed this post, you can find more of my thoughts on twitter, @lord_anarchy. Additionally, @bloodybaroness and myself host The History of the MCU Podcast, a weekly podcast that reviews and analyzes not only the Infinity Saga but the new Marvel Studios Disney+ shows beginning with WandaVision. We would love if you gave us a listen and are currently available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podbean, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio and Amazon Music

4 comments

  1. […] – Designer – Tony Stark – User – Tony Stark/James Rhodes – Code Name – None – Armor Class – Basic Iron Man Suit – Armor Type – Prototype Flight Armor – Armor Color – Steel silver – Armor Height – 6 ft. – Status – Destroyed – Power Core – Palladium RT MARK II – Armor Features – Armor gauntlets, Thruster boots, flaps, stabilizers – Armor Systems – J.A.R.V.I.S OS, Propulsion systems – Weapons – Repulsors, Unibeam – Armor Composition – Chromium titanium steel alloy – Armor Capabilities – Super-strength, enhanced durability, flight – Predecessor – MARK I – Successor – MARK III – Preceded By – MARK I – Followed By – MARK III – First Appearance – Iron Man […]

    Like

  2. […] – Designer – Tony Stark – User – Tony Stark – Code Name – None – Armor Class – Basic Iron Man Suit – Armor Type – None – Armor Color – Dark red with gold plates – Armor Height – 6’3 ft. – Status – Destroyed – Power Core – Palladium RT I/II – Armor Features – Gold-titanium plating – Armor Systems – J.A.R.V.I.S OS, Propulsion systems – Weapons – Repulsors, Unibeam, Rockets, Shoulder-mounted guns, Flares – Armor Composition – Gold-titanium alloy – Armor Capabilities – Super strength, enhanced durability, flight, ice resistance – Predecessor – MARK II – Successor – MARK IV – Preceded By – MARK II – Followed By – MARK IV – First Appearance – Iron Man […]

    Like

Leave a Reply to MARK IV | History Of The MCU Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s