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Iron Man Three (2013)

PG-13 | | 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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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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3 May 2013 (USA)  »

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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

Only a few suits in the House Party Protocol feature designs unique to themselves. Others sport numerous features from them, recoloured or matched up with other parts. Marks 1-7, 15-17(Sneaky, Nightclub and Heartbreaker), 22(Hot Rod), 25(Striker), 33(Silver Centurion), 35(Red Snapper) and 37-42(Hammerhead, Igor, Gemini, Shotgun and Bones) all feature their own unique designs. Marks 8-14 are all either red and gold or black and silver and share parts from Mark 7, 17, 22, 35, 37 and 40, Mark 24(Tank) is a recoloured Mark 17, Mark 26(Gamma) is a recoloured Mark 25, Mark 30(Blue Steel) is a recoloured Mark 33, Mark 23(Shades) is a recolored Mark 40 and others are recolored combinations of Mark 7, 17, 22, 25, 33, 35 and 40. See more »

Goofs

Tony and Killian meet in 1998, along with Happy in Switzerland. Fifteen years passes by and there are no significant age-related physical changes in their appearance, a nicer suit of clothes and a different hairstyle by Killian notwithstanding. 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

SPOILER: There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: Tony Stark is seen speaking about his experiences to Dr Bruce Banner, who has been napping throughout the recount. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Some Kind of Joke
Written by Aaron Bruno
Performed by AWOLNATION
Courtesy of Red Bull Records
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User Reviews

 
Hated it at first, I like it more each time I re-watch
9 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The first time I saw this movie I really didn't like it, I had just come off the high of "The Avengers" and let me make it clear, this one isn't as good. That said it is significantly better than Iron Man 2 and that's because the story is deeper and direct. There's a lot less focus on explosions and fancy effects (although there is plenty of that) and more on dialogue and character development.

One thing I like about this movie is that you get to learn more about Tony Stark, as much as I loved his arrogance in IM1, 2 at the end of Avengers he was humbled and that continues in this one. On the one hand I love the suits and the fancy technology but it's Robert Downey's sarcasm and wit that make him so great for this franchise.

Yes there is a big plot twist but it by no means ruins the movie and while I was not a fan of the ending, you can see where things are going towards Avengers 2.

It may not be for you, my only advice is to make sure you watch it again. I was angry the first time I did and thought the movie was a joke, each additional time I've watched it I take something more from it and enjoy it a little more.


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