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Iron Man 3 (2013)

 -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  3 May 2013 (USA)
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When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

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Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Written by Jawadjee

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Even heroes fall. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$174,144,585 (USA) (3 May 2013)

Gross:

$408,992,272 (USA) (6 September 2013)
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Trivia

The Extremis enhanced henchmen seen in the movie are based on minor Marvel villains, who each have completely different back-stories than what is seen in the film:
  • Savin (James Badge Dale) is based on Eric Savin, aka Coldblood, originally a cyborg assassin who was not tied to any one particular Marvel comic book.


  • Brandt (Stephanie Szostak) is based on Ellen Brandt, the ex-wife and villain to Man-Thing.


  • and Taggert (Ashley Hamilton) is based on Jack Taggert, aka Firepower, who was African-American in the comics (not white as in the film) and had his own armored suit to fight Iron Man.


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Goofs

When Iron Man and the Colonel talks to the vice president from the boat, the vice president's mobile changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tony Stark: [Narrates] A famous man once said, 'We create our own demons.' Who said that? What does that even mean? Doesn't matter. I said it 'cause he said it. So now, he was famous and that basically getting said by two well-known guys. I don't, uh... I'm gonna start again.
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Tony Stark: Let's track this from the beginning.
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Crazy Credits

This is the first Marvel film that has a prologue (the Iron Man armors are detonated) before the opening logos appear. See more »

Connections

Followed by Thor: Ragnarok (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Some Kind of Joke
Written by Aaron R. Bruno
Performed by AWOLNATION
Courtesy of Red Bull Records
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An enjoyable film that in the end will leave you with a big: "Thats it?"
28 April 2013 | by (Venezuela) – See all my reviews

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Its not really worth going much into detail, after all this movie follows the classic RDJ - Stark formula. For me and the audience, it was just as good as it was first presented in Iron Man 1. It keeps you entertained along the movie, some good laughs here and there, cool tech, Decent action sequences, etc. You can't really hate the character, his quirks and gadgets regardless of the plot.

The trailer and the first part of the movie sets you in a dark atmosphere not seen and experienced in the 2 previous installments. You know that very soon things will get serious and bad for our main characters, the downfall is imminent. But then as the movie progresses, one keeps expecting some real trouble; a ruthless, merciless and powerful villain to reign over the story...And it happens of course, (without revealing anything), it just that is really nothing special, really. The plot ends being flat and its just as rewarding as Iron Man 2 plot.

Positive aspects: -New tech and gadgets: It is shown and comes across the story in unpredictable moments and ways. Really fun -I liked the soundtrack, it gave the movie more depth and feeling. I think it was better than previous installments, only it got repetitive at the end of the movie -A+ visuals and effects -Bad ass Suits and actions

Negative: -A lot of the plot aspects are left behind mid film. Some of them are poorly handled and explained and are just thrown or taken out of nowhere to keep up the pace of the film -villain does not delivers 100%: A superhero movie is not only about the main hero, the villain is just as important.

Comic reader or not, it will be fun film. Just don't expect anything big that will leave you talking and thinking about the matter for a couple of weeks. When you walk out of theater you will be pleased for sure, the movie is worth it after all. It just that its not what many expected and it will just leave you with a big: "Thats it?


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