Friday, September 2, 2011

Iron Man review.

We watched Iron Man again yesterday so decided to write a review for it

If you have seen the movie please give it any score from 1 to 10.

Directed by: Jon Favreau
Genre: Action Adventure, Comic Book, Sci-Fi
Release date: May 2, 2008
Running Time: 126 minutes
MMPA rating: PG-13

The Good: Better than The Dark Knight, Robert Downey Jr. has this swagger that is perfect for Tony Stark/Iron Man, Great casting, One of the best comic book movies ever, Epic end fight scene at the end, Some of the best special effects of any movie, Iron Man is the most original and unique comic book movie, Very humorous at times, The song "Iron Man" is one of the best songs in movie history,

Plot:Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.)  is the head of Stark Industries, a major military contracting company he inherited from his father. Even though Stark is an inventive genius. One day, while his father's old partner, Obadiah Stane (Jeff Bridges), takes care of day-to-day operations, Stark flies to war-torn Afghanistan with his friend and military liaison, Lieutenant Colonel James Rhodes a.k.a. "Rhodey" (Terrence Howard), for a demonstration of Stark Industries' new weapon, the "Jericho" missile. However, Stark is critically wounded in an assault and finds himself the prisoner of an Afghan terrorist group known as the Ten Rings. An electromagnet has been embedded in his chest by fellow captive Dr. Yinsen (Shaun Toub) to keep shrapnel from killing him. The Ten Rings leader, Raza (Faran Tahir), offers Stark his freedom in exchange for building a Jericho missile for the group. Yinsen later confirms Stark's suspicion that Raza will not keep his word.
During his three months of captivity, Stark and Yinsen secretly build a suit of armor powered by a miniature arc reactor which Stark builds to power his electromagnet. The terrorists give him 24 hours to finish, but that expires before the suit is fully activated. Yinsen distracts the guards while Stark powers up the suit. The now-armored Stark battles his way out of the caves and finds the dying Yinsen, who tells him not to waste his life. Stark burns the terrorists' munitions and flies away, only to crash in the desert. He survives the crash, but the prototype suit is destroyed. After being rescued by Rhodes, Stark returns home and announces that his company will no longer manufacture weapons. Stane advises Stark that this may ruin Stark Industries and his father's legacy.
In his home workshop, Stark builds an improved version of his suit as well as a more powerful arc reactor for his chest. Later, during Stark's first public appearance after his return, reporter Christine Everhart (Leslie Bibb) informs him that Stark Industries' weapons, including the Jericho, were recently delivered to the Ten Rings and are being used to attack Yinsen's home village. He also learns that Stane is trying to succeed him. Enraged, Stark dons his new armor and flies to Afghanistan where he dispatches the Ten Rings. While flying home, Stark is shot at by two F-22 Raptor fighter jets. He calls Rhodes on his cell phone and reveals his secret identity in an attempt to get the attack called off, but flies off on his own. Watch the movie to see what happens next.

Plot: 9.9/10- Iron Man has a very unique and original plot that delivers everthing we want it to and then some.

Action: 9.4/10- Epic fight scene at the end and other well executed scenes.

Acting: 9.9/10- Robert Downey. Jr owned his character he has this swagger that is perfect for Tony Stark and rest of the cast was perfect.

Special effects: 9.9/10- The effects were so good that you couldn't tell if the Iron Man suit was real or CGI in most scenes.

Soundtrack: 9.9/10- The song "Iron Man" is one of the best movie songs of all time and the soundtrack its self is also one of the best all time. Listen to the videos below.

Comedy: 9.1/10- Iron Man is not a comedy but Robert Downey. Jr  very humorous through out the movie.

Overall: 9.9/10- Iron Man does everything right and it makes for a near perfect comic book movie.

Closing comments: Iron Man was the best movie of 2008 by far.

Recommended for: Anyone, Comic book movie fans, Sci-Fi movie fans, Robert Downey. Jr fans,


  1. never watched the movie. but i do like the special effects.

  2. Great review man! Yeah dude, Black Sabbath's Iron Man song is pretty awesome!

  3. @Aalya Rain: You need to watch the movie.

    @That Dude: It ROCKS!!!

  4. Good, fair review! I like this just about as much as Captain America and maybe a little more than Thor...

    You are so right! The music rocks and the Iron Man song IS SO FREAKING AWESOME! It's all I'm listening to right now!

    Can't wait to see Iron Man 2.


  5. Iron Man I was really good! I really enjoyed it, Tony is so funny and I think Pepper just rocks! Good review btw. I LOVE LOVE the Iron Man theme! It fits him! Can't wait to see him in Avengers though I have a feeling he's going to be really jerky. LOL!


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