Iron Man 3 Movie (2013) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Iron Man 3

PG-13
May 3, 2013
2hr 11min
  • Iron Man 3 is an American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Iron Man.
  • It is the sequel to Iron Man (2008) and Iron Man 2 (2010), and the seventh film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as well as the first film in Phase Two of the MCU.
  • After the release of Iron Man 2 in May 2010, director Favreau chose not to return for a third film. Black was hired to write and direct the sequel in February 2011, working with Pearce to make the script more character-centric, focus on thriller elements, and use concepts from Warren Ellis’s “Extremis” comic book story arc.
  • The film’s supporting cast, including Kingsley, Pearce, and Hall, were brought on throughout April and May 2012.
  • Filming took place from May 23 to December 17, 2012, primarily at EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington, North Carolina.
  • Additional filming took place around North Carolina as well as in Florida, Los Angeles, and China; an extended version of the film specifically for Chinese audiences was created. Seventeen companies provided the film’s visual effects.
  • Iron Man 3 premiered at the Grand Rex in Paris on April 14, 2013, and IMAX screenings began on April 25, 2013, internationally and released in the United States on May 3, 2013, as the first film in Phase Two of the MCU. It received positive reviews from critics, with praise for its action sequences, Black’s direction, and Downey’s performance, though there was criticism for its portrayal of the Mandarin.The film was shown in the 4DX format, featuring strobe lights, tilting seats, blowing wind and fog and odor effects in selected countries. In Japan, the technology opened its first room at the Korona World theater in Nagoya, Japan with the release of the film.
  • While the UK premiere of the film was originally set for April 17, the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher taking place in that date made the event be pushed to the following day. Downey, Ben Kingsley and Rebecca Hall were present for the advance screening at London’s Odeon Leicester Square. The El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles hosted the United States premiere of Iron Man 3 on April 24. The film opened in 46 countries through April 22–24, with the United States release, in 4,253 screens, happening one week later.
  • Iron Man 3 was released by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment in digital download form on September 3, 2013. This was followed by the film’s release on Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, DVD, digital copy, and on demand on September 24, 2013. The home video release includes a Marvel One-Shot short film titled Agent Carter starring Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter from Captain America: The First Avenger. It debuted atop the DVD and Blu-ray charts in the United States, and second in the rental charts behind World War Z. Iron Man 3 has earned more than $82 million in home media sales in the U.S.
  • The film was also collected in a 13-disc box set titled “Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Two Collection”, which includes all of the Phase Two films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was released on December 8, 2015.
  • Iron Man 3 was a box office success, grossing over $1.2 billion worldwide, making it the second-highest-grossing film of 2013 and the sixteenth film to gross over $1 billion.
  • It finished its theatrical run as the fifth-highest-grossing film of all time, while its opening weekend was the sixth-highest of all time.
  • The film received Best Visual Effects nominations at the Academy Awards and the BAFTA Awards.

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