Favreau speaks about sequels (?!? Yinsen created a device - essentially a battery-powered magnet - that will keep the remaining fragments out of Tony's heart. Although they keep the suit hidden almost to completion, the Ten Rings discover their hostages' intentions and attack the workshop. Stark deflects her questions with some swift quips and the two end up spending the night together. [5], In its opening weekend, Iron Man grossed $98.6 million in 4,105 theaters in the United States and Canada, ranking first at the box office,[110] giving it the eleventh biggest-opening weekend at the time,[111] ninth-widest release in terms of theaters,[112] and the third highest-grossing opening weekend of 2008 behind Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and The Dark Knight. Iron Man. Pepper, Coulson and several other agents arrive at Obadiah's research facility. Rhodey is unhappy about Tony's lax attitude, and Tony tries to get his old friend to relax. Marvel Studios: the first Iron Man movie linked to Captain America Civil War through this amazing detail - Captain America: Civil War is one of the MCU's most [73] The cave where Stark is imprisoned was a 150-to-200-yard (140–180 m) long set, which had movable forks in the caverns to allow greater freedom for the film's crew. Stane arrives at Tony's house and paralyzes him with a sonic weapon. Tony instructs Pepper to overload the building's Arc Reactor, which will generate a shockwave strong enough to knock out the Iron Monger's suit. [81] To help with animating the more refined suits, information was sometimes captured by having Downey wear only the helmet, sleeves and chest of the costume over a motion capture suit,[17] and skydivers were filmed in a vertical wind tunnel to study the physics of flying. [30], In April 1990, Universal Studios bought the rights to develop Iron Man for the big screen,[31] with Stuart Gordon to direct a low-budget film based on the property. [87] A soundtrack featuring Djawadi's score was released by Lions Gate Records on April 29, 2008. Tony appears to relent and start building the missile, but has other plans. She shows him photographs of his weapons being used by a terrorist group the previous day in the Middle East. Director Nick Fury visits Stark at home, telling him that Iron Man is not "the only superhero in the world", and explaining that he wants to discuss the "Avenger Initiative". [36] Fox sold the rights to New Line Cinema the following December, reasoning that although the Vintar/Lee script was strong, the studio had too many Marvel superheroes in development, and "we can't make them all. Or at least – since it certainly has its problems – a superhero movie that's good in unusual ways. However from an early age, he quickly stole the spotlight with his brilliant and unique mind. Yinsen translates; they want Tony to build them a Jericho missile. Midway through construction, the head of the terrorist group (The Ten Rings), a man named Raza arrives and attempts to torture Yinsen, angry because he thinks Stark is not working on the Jericho as they wanted. [119], Among the major trade journals, Todd McCarthy of Variety called the film an "expansively entertaining special effects extravaganza" with "fresh energy and stylistic polish",[120] while Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter praised the film, while nonetheless finding "disappointment [in] a climatic [sic] battle between different Iron Man prototypes ... how did Tony's nemesis learn how to use the suit? [66] Choosing a character to be the villain of the film was difficult, as Favreau felt Iron Man's arch-nemesis the Mandarin would not feel realistic, especially after Mark Millar gave his opinion on the script. Tony is impressed with the newspaper's coming up with the name "Iron Man," and plans to adopt it. Coulson just tells them to call it S.H.I.E.L.D. Seeking to track his company's illegal shipments, Stark sends Potts to hack into its database. Tony confronts Obadiah on the matter, and Obadiah reveals that he is the one who filed the injunction against Tony. A single 41-kilogram (90 lb) version was built, causing concern when a stuntman fell over inside it, though both the stuntman and the suit were unscathed. In a Middle East village, terrorists are rounding up civilians for capture and execution when they are confronted by a mysterious figure in red, Iron Man Mark 3 firing a rocket at a tank. The Asgardian Loki encounters the Other, the leader of an extraterrestrial race known as the Chitauri. Tony turns his suit on the terrorists, igniting flame-throwers. Instead of leasing out their characters to other studios, they're making movies themselves. Creators: Scott Buck. He turns around and introduces himself- Nick Fury, Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. In 1996, Marvel filed for bankruptcy. He hired "people who are good at creating action", so "the human story [felt] like it belongs to the comic book genre". There is also the fact that Tony Stark shows up to talk to General Ross in the post-credits of The Incredible Hulk, which puts it squarely … It grossed $35.2 million on its first day, giving it the thirteenth biggest-opening day at the time. In his home workshop, Stark builds a sleeker, more powerful version of his improvised armor suit as well as a more powerful arc reactor for it and his chest. Tony isn't worried; he still maintains controlling interest in Stark Industries. After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. [32] In January 1997, Nicolas Cage expressed interest in portraying the character,[33] while in September 1998, Tom Cruise expressed interest in producing as well as starring in an Iron Man film. She discovers that Stane hired the Ten Rings to kill Stark, but the group reneged when they realized they had a direct route to Stark's weapons. [69] Granov's designs were the primary inspiration for the film's, and he came on board the film after he recognized his work on Jon Favreau's MySpace page. Movies. [102], The film was released by Paramount Home Media Distribution on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on September 30, 2008, in the United States and Canada, and October 27, 2008 in Europe. Downey, Howard and Toub reprise their roles from the film. Pepper is moved by Tony's dedication, and agrees. [67] Favreau also wanted Iron Man to face a giant enemy. A new armored suit is soon finished, looking like a heavily-streamlined version of Tony's Mark 1 armor. Obadiah calls himself an "Iron Monger," and has no qualms about selling Stark Industries weapons to both sides of the conflict. Hayter said "you want to try to mirror your hero with your villain as much as possible" for his reasoning behind making Howard the villain. [43], In November 2005, Marvel Studios worked to start development from scratch,[46] and announced Iron Man as their first independent feature, because the character was their only major one not already depicted in live action. It was released in different countries on dates between April 30, 2008 and May 2, 2008. [123][148] It was selected by the American Film Institute as one of the ten best films of the year[149] and by Empire magazine as one of The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time. [24] Jackson's face was previously used as the model for the Ultimate Marvel imprint version of Nick Fury. It's his original Arc Reactor heart, with a special border around it reading, "Proof That Tony Stark Has A Heart.". [96] Several tie-in comics were released for the film. During filming, the actors were free to create their own dialogue because pre-production was focused on the story and action. The two fight again. Tony Stark, who has inherited the defense contractor Stark Industries from his father Howard Stark, is in war-torn Afghanistan with his friend and military liaison, Lieutenant Colonel James Rhodes, to demonstrate the new "Jericho" missile. [56], Favreau planned to cast a newcomer in the title role, as "those movies don't require an expensive star; Iron Man's the star, the superhero is the star. As Tony arrives back at home, Pepper catches him removing the battle-damaged Iron Man armor. But the man who was put in charge of Stark Industries has plans of his own to take over Tony's technology for other matters. Iron Monger, as he thinks he has the upper hand, instantly freezes up as he goes higher into the atmosphere, freeing Iron Man in the process. Iron Man Has Found Its Tony Stark!! Which Iron Man movie is the best? Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Tom Rothman, President of Production at Fox, credited the screenplay with finally making him understand the character. [7] Bridges described this approach as "a $200 million student film", and noted that it caused stress for Marvel executives when the stars were trying to come up with dialogue on the day of filming scenes. [115] On June 19, 2008, Iron Man became that year's first film to pass the $300 million mark for the domestic box office. Iron Man brought in $100.7 million during its opening weekend and $104.2 million since its Thursday night debut. The film is often considered one of the best Marvel Movies of all-time (alongside Spider-Man 2, X2: X-Men United, Captain America:The First Avenger, Spider-Man , and Marvel's The Avengers). (Samuel L. Jackson). Don Cheadle replaced Terrence Howard in the role of Colonel Rhodes, who is also seen as War Machine. Suddenly, the convoy is attacked. Working overnight, Yinsen straps Tony into the completed armored suit, telling him the way out of the cave. Iron Man, still under fire, manages to fly in and successfully deploy the parachute in time to save the pilot's life. Tony goes off with the convoy that is soon attacked by terrorists. wasn't designed to work alongside the newer suit. Col. Rhodes is asked about the status of any new developments. Lieutenant Colonel James Rhodes attends a ceremony to present Tony Stark with an award for his work, but Stark is not in attendance. Iron Man - First Flight Scene - Mark II Armor - "Handles Like A Dream" - Test Flight - Iron Man (2008) Movie CLIP [1080p 60 FPS HD ] 100,000 SUBSCRIBERS!!! Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures, it is the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Tony then leaves to dance with Pepper and they share a moment together in the moonlight. Get ready for a different breed of heavy metal hero. Starring: Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, David Wenham. and gold. Guy Pearce also starred as Aldrich Killian, and Ben Kingsley as Trevor Slattery. "[70], Production was based in the former Hughes Company soundstages in Playa Vista, Los Angeles, California. Nick Fury, director of the espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D., and his lieutenant Agent Maria Hill arrive at a remote research facility during an evacuation, where physicis… [90] In the film, Tony Stark drives an Audi R8, and also has an "American cheeseburger" from Burger King after his rescue from Afghanistan, as part of the studio's product placement deal with the respective companies. The soldiers fight to defend themselves but are quickly killed. Tony designs a way out for them - a powered weapon suit that he will wear and use to defeat the terrorists. [98] The film began releasing in international markets on April 30,[99] and was released in the United States on May 2, 2008. III managed to last 11 years before it had to be replaced. Iron Man is hit by one fighter jet, sending him flying into the wing of the second jet. [103] DVD sales were very successful, selling over 4 million copies the first week and generating a gross of over US$93 million. Iron Man is a 2008 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Ten Rings leader Raza offers Stark freedom in exchange for building a Jericho missile for the group, but he and Yinsen know that Raza will not keep his word. Meanwhile, the Ten Rings terrorist group is visited by none other than Obadiah. [17] Afterwards, Stark's capture was filmed at Lone Pine, and other exterior scenes in Afghanistan were filmed at Olancha Sand Dunes, where the crew endured two days of 40-to-60-mile-per-hour (64–97 km/h) winds. Tony tearfully thanks Yinsen for saving him, and Yinsen encourages Tony to not waste his life as he dies. Tony's plan is revealed to be an upgrade to his armored suit (referred to as "Mark 2," with the suit from the terrorist cave being Mark 1). But the energy wave from the Reactor also manages to re-charge Tony's heart battery, saving him from death. [114] Iron Man was also the number one film in the U.S. and Canada in its second weekend, grossing $51.2 million,[110] giving it the twelfth-best second weekend and the fifth-best for a non-sequel. TV Shows. Rhodey watches Tony suit up, awestruck at the Iron Man costume. Iron Man (Mass Market Paperback), Novelization of the film, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer, https://marvel-movies.fandom.com/wiki/Iron_Man_(film)?oldid=269407, When Tony was taking off his suit, a prototype of, Tony mentions that his father worked on the Manhattan Project, which ties into his World War II activities depicted in. Iron Man Opening Scene - Iron Man (2008) Movie CLIP HD [1080p HD ]It is the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Yinsen sacrifices himself to divert them while the suit fully charges. Obadiah visits Tony and reveals that the board of directors have filed an injunction to gain control of Stark Industries. Stark walks over more sand dunes when a couple of US helicopters fly overhead. Also starring are Mickey Rourke as villain Ivan Vanko, Sam Rockwell as Justin Hammer, and Scarlett Johansson as S.H.I.E.L.D. He is joking with some members of a convoy who seem to be genuinely amused by his persona. [47] In order to build the general public's awareness of Iron Man and elevate him to the same level of popularity as Spider-Man or Hulk, Marvel conducted focus groups, trying to find a way to remove the general perception that the character is a robot. JOIN NOW SIGN IN. What's on TV & Streaming What's on TV & Streaming Top Rated Shows Most Popular Shows … [13] Art Marcum & Matt Holloway were hired to write the script,[49] while Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby wrote another version, with Favreau compiling both teams' scripts,[53] and John August then "polishing" the combined version. Halfway out, Stark finds Yinsen, mortally wounded. A flashback sequence reveals Tony's history as a child prodigy before taking over his father's technology company at age 21. 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