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

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$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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

Gemma Arterton, Diane Kruger and Isla Fisher were considered for the role of Maya Hansen. Jessica Chastain was cast but she dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Rebecca Hall was cast in her place. See more »

Goofs

When Stark and Rhodes talk 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

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

Connections

Followed by Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of Monika)
Written by Dámaso Pérez Prado (as Perez Prado), Lou Bega and Zippy Davids (as Zippy)
Performed by Lou Bega
Courtesy of SME Germany GmbH
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Iron Man 3 is not the best in the trilogy but is still an entertaining movie
10 June 2013 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

Iron Man 3 is, for me at least, one big letdown. It is not a bad movie but it certainly is not what you'd expect after The Avengers.

Robert Downey's charismatic take on the character was the big reason of the success of the previous movies in the franchise and he still hasn't lost his charm. He delivers his lines as witty as he can but at one moment the jokes become one too many. The movie derails from what it should be and becomes a comedy. And not in the good way. Most of the jokes are out of place in moments which should be dramatic and thus the scenes cannot be taken seriously.

Ben Kingsley is great but the weak script doesn't do any good to the main villain. And a superhero movie needs a good villain which Iron Man 3 hasn't.

Don Cheadle's character is mismanaged and doesn't contribute to the plot or the movie in any way.

One of the good things in Iron Man 3 is Tony and Pepper's relationship which is handled really well and the chemistry between the actors reflects on the screen.

The ending is forced in a way but after all the film ends on a high note.

It certainly could have been better but given as it is Iron Man 3 is a good continuation to the story of Tony Stark that leaves you with wanting more and we all know at some point Robert Downey we put on the suit again and maybe we'll get a movie on the level of the original.


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