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Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) wrestles with inner demons while contending with monsters of his own creation in this sequel from writer\director Shane Black. The story in Iron Man 3 picks up shortly after the events of The Avengers. Having previously entered another dimension in order to save New York City, Tony remains deeply haunted by the experience. Unable to sleep, he throws himself into his work with such intensity that it begins to take a heavy toll on both his mental health and his relationship with Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow). Tony has only started to appreciate the gravity of his problems when an enigmatic terrorist named the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley) hijacks the airwaves and threatens to bring America to its knees with a painful series of "lessons" that even President Ellis (William Sadler) won't be able to ignore. When Tony's former security guard Happy Hogan (Favreau) is badly injured in an explosion caused by one of the Mandarin's agents, the vengeful playboy issues a public threat that results in his home being completely destroyed in a devastating attack, leaving him to face his enemy with only one badly damaged prototype suit. Fortunately, Tony isn't on his own, and with the help of Col. James Rhodes (Don Cheadle) and a young boy named Harley (Ty Simpkins), he pieces together the mystery of the Mandarin, whose final "lesson" promises to be the most painful of all. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:May 3, 2013


Awarded by
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Daniel Sudick Best Visual Effects 2013 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Daniel Sudick Best Visual Effects 2013 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Bryan Grill Best Visual Effects 2013 Nominee
British Academy of Film and Television Arts Christopher Townsend Best Visual Effects 2013 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Christopher Townsend Best Visual Effects 2013 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Erik Nash Best Visual Effects 2013 Nominee


Robert Downey, Jr.
as Tony Stark
Gwyneth Paltrow
as Pepper Potts
Don Cheadle
as Colonel James Rhodes
Guy Pearce
as Aldrich Killian
Rebecca Hall
as Maya Hansen
Jon Favreau
as Happy Hogan
Ben Kingsley
as The Mandarin
James Badge Dale
as Savin
Stephanie Szostak
as Brandt
Paul Bettany
as Jarvis
William Sadler
as President Ellis
Bill Sadler
as President Ellis
Dale Dickey
as Mrs. Davis
Ty Simpkins
as Harley Keener
Miguel Ferrer
as Vice President Rodriguez
Wang Xueqi
as Doctor Wu
Shaun Toub
as Ho Yinsen
Ashley Hamilton
as Taggart
Kendrick Cross
as Helicopter Pilot #2
Tom Clark
as Reporter at House Wreckage
Spencer Garrett
as Rose Hill Sheriff
Andy Lauer
as Satellite Technician
Nate Bynum
as Technical Director
Tom Virtue
as Thomas Richards
Roy McCrerey
as President's Aide
Serdar Kalsin
as Scared Insurgent
Bobby Tisdale
as Reporter at House Wreckage
Stan Lee
as Pageant Judge
Adam Pally
as Gary the Cameraman
Cullen Moss
as Extremis Candidate
Rebecca Mader
as Sweat Shop Agent
Steve Wilder
as Annoyed Mandarin Guard
Mike Massa
as Tony's Guard
Mark Kubr
as Ponytail Express
Eric Oram
as Reluctant AIM Guard
Wesley Thompson
as Secret Service Agent
Corey Antonio Hawkins
as Navy Op
Sarah Farooqui
as Heather


Shane Black
Kevin Feige
Shane Black
Drew Pearce
John Toll
Brian Tyler
Composer (Music Score)
Dave Jordan
Musical Direction/Supervision
Peter S. Elliott
Bill Brzeski
Production Designer
Jay Pelissier
Art Director
Alan Hook
Art Director
Desma Murphy
Supervising Art Director
Louis D'Esposito
Executive Producer
Jon Favreau
Executive Producer
Victoria Alonso
Executive Producer
Stan Lee
Executive Producer
Stephen Broussard
Executive Producer
Charles Newirth
Executive Producer
Danielle Berman
Set Decorator
Louise Frogley
Costume Designer
Lars P. Winther
First Assistant Director
Sarah Halley Finn
Erik Nash
Visual Effects Supervisor
Christopher Townsend
Visual Effects Supervisor
Logan Breit
Visual Effects Editor
John Dietrick
First Assistant Editor
Matt Aitken
Visual Effects Supervisor
The Embassy Visual Effects
Visual Effects
Andy Foster
Visual Effects Producer
Brian F. Relyea
Second Assistant Director
Simon Maddison
Visual Effects Supervisor
Sean Cushing
Visual Effects Producer
Cantina Creative
Visual Effects
Kathleen Latlip
Assistant Editor
Jeff Habberstad
Stunts Coordinator
Simon Stanley-Clamp
Visual Effects Supervisor
Jason Bath
Visual Effects Producer
Patrick Ballin
Visual Effects Editor
Danielle Daly
Post Production Supervisor
Vincent Cirelli
Visual Effects Supervisor
George McCarthy
Visual Effects Editor
Aaron Gilman
Supervising Animator
Michael Coldewey
Visual Effects Executive Producer
Peter Tothpal
Department Head Hair
Tim Ranck
Supervising Animator
Matt Dessero
Visual Effects Supervisor
Daniel Sudick
Special Effects Supervisor
Mark Bakowski
Visual Effects Supervisor
Alessandro Cioffi
Visual Effects Supervisor
Eric Oram
Fights Choreographer
Mark Stoeckinger
Supervising Sound Editor