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.
When designing Tony Stark's house, the guideline the designers were given was to make it more "grease monkey" (inventor and mechanic) than futuristic, in order to keep the film realistic. Production designer J. Michael Riva took inspiration from the photographs of Julius Schulman, who was noted for photographs of 1950s and 1960s Los Angeles houses.
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 21 mins) Crew are visible in the reflection of Yinsen's glasses outside of the cave when Tony "agrees" to create the Jericho missile.
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."
The made for TV version's opening scene there is about 10 seconds added after Tony's Humvee gets hit and you see him get out and picks up an M-16, then it jams, he throws it down and you see the entire convoy under fire and Rhodey is firing the mounted gun and yells at Tony to get down.
English, Persian, Urdu, Arabic, Hungarian
$98,618,668 (USA) (2 May 2008)
$318,412,101 (USA) (2 October 2008)
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