Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 (2013)

Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 24, 2013
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With the help of its charismatic lead, some impressive action sequences, and even a few surprises, Iron Man 3 is a witty, entertaining adventure and a strong addition to the Marvel canon.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Iron Man 3 has good things in it, enough to please the series' fans -- and yet too many drawbacks to win many converts.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Iron Man 3 feels like an exploitative mulching of present-day anxieties. The script is ambitious but not wise enough to be rightfully cathartic. It's more Cuisinart than art.

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Scott Mendelson
Forbes

Iron Man 3 is, perhaps by default, the best comic book superhero "threequel" yet.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

The trouble is that, as the plot quickens, any cleverness withdraws, to make way for the firecrackers of the climax. That is not Black's forte, and his movie duly slumps into a mess.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

The action, directed by Shane Black, ranges from passable to interminable.

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Bryan Bishop
The Verge

Robert Downey Jr. is clearly having a blast playing a more sardonic Tony Stark.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

Shane Black excels at writing witty, self-referential, pop-infused banter, and there is no actor working today who is better suited to delivering it than Robert Downey Jr.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Black is good at giving his heroes a morbid, self-hating edge and even better at coming up with hateable villains.

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

The movie works mainly due to its acting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Is it me or does the entire premise of this film rip off 'Batman Forever'? Think back to that 1995 Schumacher film when 'Edward Nygma'… More
danny d
I was very entertained, and some of the plot's greater sidetracks were its best moments, such as the time spent in Tennessee. the film was cluttered with… More
familiar stranger
Just about watchable. 6/10.
Nikhil Nandu
It is not very likely that I will remember anything that happened in this movie years from now. Still, Iron Man 3 is filled with intense action and wonderful… More
Liam Gadd
I wish it didn't feel so much like an episode of an Iron Man TV series, falling just short of creating a fully fleshed-out arc for its central character… More
Al S
When i first saw this film i enjoyed it very much, now not so much, Its an abused sequel that decides to take a darker turn without really being dark and… More

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