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:

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

Release Date:

Friday, May 3, 2013 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hrs, 10 m

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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Cast: Who stars in it?

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    ... Tony Stark / Iron Man

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    ... James 'Rhodey' Rhodes / War Machine

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    ... The Mandrin (Villain)

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Crew: Who's making Iron Man 3

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 Companies

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

On or about April 11, 2013, the film was in Completed status.

MPAA rating announced; assumed completed.

On or about October 23, 2012, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about May 27, 2012, the film was in Production status.

Started production this month.

On or about April 10, 2012, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about November 1, 2008, the film was in Announced status.

Iron Man 3 Release Date: When was it released?

Iron Man 3 was released in 2013 on Friday, May 3, 2013 (Nationwide release). There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including Cinco de Mayo, La Batalla, The Iceman and Kiss of the Damned. 2D/3D

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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Questions: 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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