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Iron Man 2

Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as Tony Stark/Iron Man in this sequel. This time both halves of his identity will be challenged: the wealthy Stark by a rival businessman (Sam Rockwell) and Iron Man against super-powered Whiplash (Mickey Rourke). Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 07 May 2010
Video Release: 28 Sep 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Iron Man 2 Rated PG-13?


Violence is the greatest concern in this movie featuring extended battle scenes between men wearing high tech armor. These metal suits include guns and other weapons capable of electrifying and gassing an enemy. Considering the amount of mayhem, little blood is seen, but collateral property damage is massive. In the final showdown an army of robotic soldiers tromps and flies through a city causing major destruction. Infrequent use of offensive language consists of two bleeped words that are obvious sexual expletives, a crude term for sex, scatological slang, a few mild profanities and a couple of terms of deity. Women are seen in bikini-like costumes during a performance and in underwear in non-sexual situations. A couple of veiled sexual remarks are heard. A distressed character drinks until intoxicated and then loses his temper (a bad thing to do when you are wearing a suit capable of stopping an army!).

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