May 2, 2008
Studio: Paramount Pictures, Marvel Studios
Director: Jon Favreau
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive content)
Screenwriters: Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges, Terrence Howard, Shaun Toub, Leslie Bibb, Bill Smitrovich, Nazanin Boniadi, Micah Hauptman
Copyright Holder: N/A
Based upon Marvel's iconic Super Hero, "Iron Man" tells the story of Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor who is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. Upon his return to America, Tony must come to terms with his past. When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the world as Iron Man.