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Iron Man 2 (2010)

 -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  7 May 2010 (USA)
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With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy.

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With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts, and James "Rhodey" Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances - and confront powerful enemies. Written by Anonymous

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It's not the armor that makes the hero, but the man inside.


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language | See all certifications »

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7 May 2010 (USA)  »

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Iron 2 Man  »

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$128,122,480 (USA) (7 May 2010)

Gross:

$312,057,433 (USA) (13 August 2010)
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Trivia

The names seen on the blueprints for the arc reactor that Tony removes from his father's box are the names of crew members associated with the Iron Man films - William J. Law III, Sharon Davis, and Walt Hadfield. They all worked in the art or construction departments. See more »

Goofs

In the car racing scene the Rolls Royce is driven against a wall several times in an attempt to stop Whiplash, however the air bags do net deploy until after the car comes to a halt. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[In Moscow, an old man watches a broadcast on TV]
Tony Stark: [on TV] There's been speculation that I was involved in the events that occurred on the freeway and the rooftop...
Christine Everhart: [on TV] I'm sorry, Mr. Stark, but do you honestly expect us to believe that that was a bodyguard in a suit that conveniently appeared, despite the fact that...
Tony Stark: [on TV] I know that it's confusing. It is one thing to question the official story, and another thing entirely to make wild accusations, or insinuate that I'm a ...
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Soundtracks

Shoot to Thrill
Written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson
Performed by AC/DC
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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A Waste Of Talent, Script And Time
7 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the dumbest and most painful to watch movies in it's genre today. There is so much potential here, that has masterfully been laid to waste here. Robert Downey Jr. played Tony Stark as the cliché arrogant, spoilt rich-kid in the first movie. In the second add morose, self-destructive dumbass to the list.

Half of the movie is wasted on his mood swings and substance abuse. A little ::too close:: to reality.

The chemistry between Pepper and Tony Stark --so does not work. The back-n-forth, him grovelling at her feet, is so old and preposterous it makes you cringe and hate both of them!. Scarlett Johansen's character is wholly redundant. It was plainly injected to add sex appeal and as it plays out, chubby Johansen looking up at the camera for 3 seconds, after ever take down, as if she is expecting the audience to cheer for her, is asinine shtick. Very painful.

The only silver lining is Mickey Rourke's character. He is the only guy who seems to take this movie-making business seriously. He did full justice to the measly air-time they gave his character. Had he been given as much lines as... Pepper Potts, he would have stolen the movie from everybody.

The movie is dull, slow, painful and insulting. Like getting your teeth pulled by a jeering dentist.


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