PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
An animatronic puppet of the Iron Monger was built for the film by Stan Winston Studios. It stood ten feet tall, and weighed eight hundred pounds, and was built on a set of gimbals, to simulate walking. It required five operators to run it.
I feel like you're driving me to court martial. This is crazy. What did I do? I feel like you're gonna pull over and snuff me. What, you're not allowed to talk? Hey, Forrest!
Jimmy: We can talk, sir.
Tony Stark: Oh, I see. So it's personal.
Ramirez: No, you intimidate them.
Tony Stark: ...
(at around 33 mins) When Tony is putting on the MARK1 suit with the help of Yinsen, a few terrorists are shouting through the door. The language they use, as Yinsen reveals to Tony, is (a heavily broken) Hungarian. In reality, Hungarians have nothing to do with terrorists. In fact, Hungary is a member of NATO and has sent troops to Afghanistan to aid the US forces.
This is Marvel Studio's first self-produced film (and the first film to set up the Marvel Cinematic Universe), so the Marvel logo is slightly adjusted: it fully appears, and then is accompanied by the title "Marvel Studios."
English, Persian, Urdu, Arabic, Hungarian
$98,618,668 (USA) (2 May 2008)
$318,412,101 (USA) (2 October 2008)
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