- 125 min
- Directed by: Jon Favreau
- Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow
- Website: www.ironmanmovie.marvel.com
Performing a perfectly poised balancing act between taking the fantastical material seriously and treating it with a knowing sense of humour, this smart adaptation locates Tony Stark/Iron Man's story of professional irresponsibility and personal redemption firmly within the context of the war on terror. Kidnapped by Afghan insurgents, Iron Man promptly renounces arms manufacture and instead uses his super-powered outfit to right his wrongs.
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Iron Man8 May 2008
SUPERHERO (12A) 125min The mighty world of Marvel superheroes continues to receive the big screen treatment with this blockbuster adaptation of just about the last of the comic book publisher’s original creations from the 1960s (Matthew Vaughn’s…
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