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Iron Man 3 (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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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 »

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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Release Date:

3 May 2013 (USA)  »

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Box Office


$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Did You Know?


The film was originally budgeted at $140 million, but after The Avengers (2012) became a huge hit, Marvel Studios and Disney upped it to $200 million in order to allow Shane Black to make the best movie he could. See more »


While Tony and Rhodey are talking to the Mandarin before getting onto the speedboat, the injuries to Tony's left eye are shown on his right eye instead. See more »


[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.
Tony Stark: Let's track this from the beginning.
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits are a Spider-Man 3 (2007)-esque montage of scenes from all the three films. See more »


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Written by Gianfranco Randone, Maurizio Lobina and Massimo Gabutti
Performed by Eiffel 65
Courtesy of Republic/Universal Records and Bliss Corporation
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises and Bliss Corporation
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User Reviews

Awesome film, but wasn't as I had expected
27 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Iron Man 3, it should have been the finest one according to the trailer. I had expected much more though didn't left me disappointed and is an indeed amazing movie. The awesome action in the film is worth a watch. Though the plot was not very strong, I liked it very much. 'The House Party" was yet a new mind-blowing element in the movie which leaves the audience amazed. The acting by Robert Downey Junior and Gwyneth Paltrow was also splendid. The few jokes made me really laugh out loud. Some parts of the movie may leave the audience bored but it is highly recommended to watch this one for RDJ fans and Iron Man fan. Being a Marvel movie, 5-7 minutes after credits there was a little joke about Tony telling his story to Bruce Banner. That one was yet amusing and a bit of waste of time.

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