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Iron Man 2 poster
IM2 title card

On-screen title card.

Iron Man 2 is a 2010 film, and the third in the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Phase One. It is the first sequel to 2008's Iron Man. It was produced by Marvel Studios and Fairview Entertainment, and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film was directed by Jon Favreau, from a screenplay written by Justin Theroux. Iron Man 2 was followed by Iron Man 3 in 2013, without Favreau as director, having been replaced by Shane Black.

In 2009, The Walt Disney Company bought Marvel Entertainment, although this didn't affect the distribution rights of Iron Man 2 in the home video market until July 2013.

Release dates

  • El Capitan Theatre, United States: April 26, 2010
  • United States: May 7, 2010

Briefing

Tony Stark has achieved worldwide celebrity stardom as Iron Man, but quickly becomes a reckless drunk, due to the incurable palladium poisoning in the arc reactor that's supposed to be keeping him alive. The government, which wants his armours, is also on his back, along with Ivan Vanko, who is using similar technology and out for revenge.

Debriefing

Cast

Performers Characters
Starring
Robert Downey Jr. Tony Stark (Iron Man)
Gwyneth Paltrow Pepper Potts
Don Cheadle Lt. Col. James Rhodes (War Machine)
Mickey Rourke Ivan Vanko
Supporting
Paul Bettany J.A.R.V.I.S.
Jon Favreau Happy Hogan
Sam Rockwell Justin Hammer
Scarlett Johansson Natalia Rushman/Natasha Romanoff
Samuel L. Jackson Director Nick Fury
Clark Gregg Phil Coulson
John Slattery Howard Stark
Garry Shandling Senator Stern
Leslie Bibb Christine Everhart
Other
Kate Mara U.S. Marshal
Unknown Larson
Unknown Senator Gaffin
Unknown Senator Elkin
Unknown Senator Carlino
Unknown Senator Clements
Unknown Senator Beckman
Unknown Senator Busard
Unknown Senator Gibson
Unknown Senator Keller
Christiane Amanpour Herself
Philippe Bergeron Detective Lemieux
Unknown Benoit Neville
James Bethea Security force #1
Michael Bruno Security force #2
Katie Clark Expo fan
Luminita Docan Russian newscaster
François Duhamel French photographer
Larry Ellison Himself
Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein Himself
Tim Guinee Major Allen
Eric L. Haney General Meade
Ali Khan Ten Rings gangster
Eugene Lazarev Anton Vanko
Stan Lee Larry King look-a-like
Isaiah Guyman Martin IV AV operator
Helena Mattsson Rebecca
Keith Middlebrook Expo cop
Anya Monzikova Rebeka
Margy Moore Bambi Arbogast
Olivia Munn Chess Roberts
Elon Musk Himself
Bill O'Reilly Himself
Alejandro Patino Strawberry vendor
Davin Ransom Young Tony Stark
Unknown Harper
Unknown Stahr
Karim Saleh Guard
Unknown Troy, guard
Brian Schaeffer Hammer Expo tech
Phillipe Simon French waiter
Jack White Jack
Max Favreau Expo boy

Mentioned characters

Notes

Trivia

  • This film is available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray.
    • Jon Favreau provides audio commentary on not only the film, but also deleted scenes.

Cultural references

See also

External links

  • TBA
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