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., Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges, Shaun Toub, Leslie Bibb, Bill Smitrovich, Nazanin Boniadi, Micah Hauptman
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.