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Iron Man

Released

May 01, 2008

Latest Home Video

Sep 30, 2008

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Robert Downey Jr.
Terrence Howard
Shaun Toub
Gwyneth Paltrow

Studio

2008 Paramount Pictures

Still shot from the movie: Iron Man.

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Synopsis

Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) is a brilliant inventor who has used his talents for personal fame and fortune. But a brush with some self-interested terrorists has the man rethinking his priorities. Now, he is using his skills to build a high-tech armored suit so he can be a superhero and save mankind.

Content Details

Why Is Iron Man Rated PG-13?

Iron Man is rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and brief suggestive content.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Iron Man...

Tony Stark’s playboy approach to life includes gambling, frequent drinking to the point of intoxication and sexual activity with a variety of women. One brief sexual encounter is shown along with a naked woman wrapped in a bed sheet. However, Tony sees the other side of his business after he is captured and subjected to beatings, water torture, and physical abuse. One man is threatened with a hot coal. Numerous characters are gunned down and killed in exploding vehicles. Villages are torched and the citizens are killed. Scenes of terrorist activity, weapons and military violence are depicted. One man is killed by a ricocheting bullet, another catches fire and a third is repeatedly shot in the chest. High-tech gadgets are used to both keep a man alive and cause temporary paralysis. Vehicles are thrown, bombed and crushed. The script includes infrequent use of profanities and vulgarities. Cigarette and cigar use are shown.

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Whoever said the suit makes the man must have been talking about superheroes. Using his wealth to help curb crime in Gotham City, Bruce Wayne has a special suit designed to aid his efforts in Batman Begins. After being bitten by a spider and developing unusual powers, Peter Parker creates a form-fitting suit to conceal his identity in Spider-Man.

This movie is part of a franchise including Iron Man 2 and Iron Man 3.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Violence.
AB PG Violence, Not Recommended For Young Children.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Young Children, Violence, Frightening Scenes.
ON PG Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Iron Man...

Iron Man leaves his mark on DVD in a single or double disc version. The Single Disc Edition provides the film and over twenty minutes of deleted and extended scenes.

The Ultimate 2-Disc Edition offers the aforementioned extras, plus I Am Iron Man (a documentary about bringing Iron Man to the big screen), The Invincible Iron Man (a six-part feature examining the history of the character), Wired (learn the secrets of the visual effects), The Actor’s Process (drop in on a rehearsal session with the cast and director), the screen test of actor Robert Downey Jr. and still galleries.

Iron Man: Ultimate 2-Disc Edition is also releasing on Blu-ray. In addition to all the bonus materials found on the DVD version, the Blu-ray version includes Hall of Armor (an opportunity to virtually explorer the various armors in the film) and a BD-Live feature where fans can test their Iron Man I.Q.

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