Iron Man 3 Movie

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In Marvel's Iron Man 3, Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his world reduced to rubble by a malevolent enemy and must use his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him as he seeks to destroy the enemy and his cohorts.

Who's Involved:

Robert Downey Jr., James Badge Dale, Victoria Alonso, Don Cheadle, Ashley Hamilton, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Feige, Stan Lee, Drew Pearce, Dan Mintz, Charles Newirth, Wang Xuequi, Ben Kingsley, Jon Favreau, Shane Black, Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Stephen Broussard

Release Date:

Friday, May 3, 2013 Nationwide

sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content
Runtime: 2 hrs, 10 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Marvel Studios’ 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?

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Who stars in Iron Man 3: Cast List

... Tony Stark / Iron Man

Oppenheimer, The Avengers  

... James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine

Secret Invasion (series), Captain America: Civil War  

... The Mandrin (Villain)

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar , Jules  

... Pepper Potts

Contagion, Avengers: Endgame  

... Firepower (Villain)


... Eric Savin

On Our Way, The Departed  

... Happy Hogan

Zookeeper, Spider-Man: Homecoming  

... Dr. Lu


... Aldrich Killian
(In Talks)

Lookout, Prometheus  

(In Talks)

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, The Awakening  

Who's making Iron Man 3: Crew List

A look at the Iron Man 3 behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Shane Black last directed The Predator and The Nice Guys. The film's writer Shane Black last wrote The Nice Guys and Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang.


Shane Black


Kevin Feige

Production Company

DMG Entertainment    China

Marvel Studios

Paramount Pictures    Worldwide

Production: What we know about Iron Man 3?

Key Facts

  1. The creative production team on the film includes two-time Oscar-winning director of photography John Toll, ASC (Braveheart, Legends of the Fall), production designer Bill Brzeski (The Hangover, Due Date), editors Jeffrey Ford, A.C.E. (Marvel's The Avengers, Captain America: The First Avenger) and Peter S. Elliot (Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer), and costume designer Louise Frogley (Quantum of Solace, Contagion).
  2. Rumored to involve a Chinese-related storyline (due to the expected filming in the country and co-production/investment by Beijing-based DMG Entertainment). More specifically, the classic Iron Man enemy, the Chinese character Mandarin, might make an appearance in the third film (Hollywood Reporter, 4/16/12).

Filming Timeline

  1. 2013 - April: The film was set to Completed  status.

    MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

  2. 2012 - October: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2012 - May: The film was set to Production  status.

    Started production this month.

  4. 2012 - April: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  5. 2008 - November: The film was set to Announced  status.

Iron Man 3 Release Date: When was the film released?

Iron Man 3 was a Nationwide release in 2013 on Friday, May 3, 2013. There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including Dead Man's Burden, Caroline and Jackie and Love Is All You Need. Additional information: 2D/3D.

Iron Man 3 DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Iron Man 3 was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 .

Q&A Asked about Iron Man 3

Oct. 21, 2012
Who plays The Mandrin character?
Oct. 23, 2012 Ben Kingsley plays The Mandarin, the leader of a terrorist organization and Iron Man's archenemy.
Oct. 22, 2012
Who plays Eric Savin?
Oct. 23, 2012 James Badge Dale plays Eric Savin, who becomes urban soldier cyborg Coldblood.
Sep. 30, 2012
Will this be in IMAX?
Oct. 23, 2012
Will there be any other superheroes in this film?

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