Iron Man 2 Film

Iron Man 2 Film | Iron Man 2 2010 Movie

Iron Man 2 Film: It is an American superhero movie that was based on the Marvel comic character of the same name. Iron Man 2 is directed by Jon Favreau and produced by Kevin Feige.

Iron Man has been rated PG-13 for the content shown in the movie. This movie has a prequel with the name of Iron Man and a sequel Iron Man 3. Read about Marvel Movies in order to Watch here.

Iron Man 2 Plot

The Iron Man 2 is set at a time when everyone knows about Tony Stark’s dual identity. In Iron Man 2, it is shown how Tony is being pressurized to share his Iran Man invention with the military. They wanted to use his invention for the betterment. However, Tony is not ready to share as he knows what could happen if its lands in some evil hands.

Marketing of the Movie

At San Diego Comic-Con International, 2009, a five minutes trailer of the movie was shown. The actors who portrayed recruiters of Stark industries in the movie distributed invitation cards and also w website of Stark industries was also made. It was decided from the beginning that the first trailer will be released in front of Sherlock Holmes as it is also Robers Downey Jr.’s film.  The trailer was released online on 16 December, in the year 2009.

Iron Man 2 Film | Iron Man 2 2010 Movie
Iron Man 2 Film | Iron Man 2 2010 Movie

Release Date

The movie Iron Man 2 premiered on April 26, 2010, at El Captain Theatre in Los Angeles, California. From April 28 to May 7, it was released in 54 countries in 6,764 theatres. On May 7, 2010, the movie was released in the United States in 4,380 theatres.

Development

Jon Favreau in an interview said that he decided to create a trilogy for the Iran Man. For this movie, Jon met a lot of comic book writers and actors who can portray the characters in this movie. On this journey, he met Mark Miller also. In Iran Man, Stane was the prime villain, Miller’s opinion was that it was too fantastical.

When the film was in making, Jon said that in this film Tony Stark’s alcohol habits will be explored. This was also revealed in the promotion also when Downey said that in the movie, Stark will be seen developing drinking habits.

The cast of Iron Man 2

Following is the list of the star cast of the film along with the names of the characters played by them:

Iron Man 2 Film | Iron Man 2 2010 Movie
Iron Man 2 Film | Iron Man 2 2010 Movie
  • Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man
  • Gwyneth Paltrow as Virginia “Pepper” Potts
  • Don Cheadle as James “Rhodey” Rhodes / War Machine
  • Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
  • Sam Rockwell as Justin Hammer
  • Mickey Rourke as Ivan Vanko / Whiplash
  • Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
  • Director Jon Favreau as Harold “Happy” Hogan
  • John Slattery as Tony’s father Howard Stark

Iron Man 2 Box Office

The movie Iron Man 2 was developed with a budget of $170-200million. The movie reared somewhere around $312.5 million in the United States and Canada and $311.5 million in other territories. Talking about its worldwide collection, the movie has managed to earn $623.9 million.

Iron Man 2 Filming

The principal photography of Iron Man 2 was started in the month of April 6, 2009, and the location was Pasadena Masonic Temple. Initially, the working title of the movie was Rasputin. A big part of the movie was produced at Raleigh Studios along with a few other locations.

Some part of the movie was filmed at Edwards air force base. This location was also previously used for Iron Man as the director believed that real army scenes will make the movie look more authentic.

 Critical Response

On IMDB, Iron Man 2 is rated 6.5 out of 10. On Rotten Tomatoes, it is rated 72% fresh. “It isn’t quite the breath of fresh air that Iron Man was, but this sequel comes close with solid performances and an action-packed plot,” said the website’s consensus.

Brian Lowry from Variety said, “It isn’t quite the breath of fresh air that Iron Man was, but this sequel comes close with solid performances and an action-packed plot.”

“To find a comic-book hero who doesn’t agonize over his super gifts, and would defend his constitutional right to get a kick out of them, is frankly a relief,” said Anthony Lane of The New Yorker. David Edelstein from New York Magazine said, “It doesn’t come close to the emotional heft of that two rare 2s that outclassed their ones: Superman II and Spider-Man 2. But Iron Man 2 hums along quite nicely”.

Post Production

In the month January 2010, Marvel Studios and Paramount Pictures said that they will release Iron Man 2 on a limited IMAX screen as the film was not shot with IMAX cameras. The film has to go with some reshoots in the month of February. From the previously shot movie, Olivie Munn’s character was removed and she was given a new role in the reshoots.

Iron Man 2 Film | Iron Man 2 2010 Movie
Iron Man 2 Film | Iron Man 2 2010 Movie

Iron Man 2 Music

Iron Man 2 score was composed by John Debney along with Tom  Morello and composer Richard M. Sherman. The score was released on July 20, 2010, and features 25 tracks. For this movie, Sherman Brother contributed to the Stark Expo theme.

Do You Know?

Following are some hidden facts about the movie Iron Man 2 you have no idea of;

  • In this movie, there is a small role of Seth Green. Seth Green also has given the voice for Duck in the Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Along with Seth Green, Larry Ellison was also seen in the movie playing a short cameo.
  • The movie includes Stan Lee’s cameo.
  • In the movie, there was also a cameo of director Jon Favreau, He is seen portraying the character of Harold “Happy” Hogan.

The movie Iron Man 2 contains a lot of enjoyable moments. In this movie, you will see the relationship between Pepper and Tony take to a different level. The movie has some really amazing action scenes that have the ability to amaze the audience. Some audiences might feel that Iron Man 2 is not good as Iron Man but it is still enjoyable.

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