Metacritic Movie Ratings
Iron Man 2 Reviews

3.0

57

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    The action sequences are fun, though not as exhilarating as in the 2008 original, and the dialogue can be zingy.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Downey's head and heart are in the right place, but the movie is more in pieces than whole, and more about iron than about men.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Intimacy has vanished from the relationship between Tony and Pepper, and grace has been stricken from the movie as a whole.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    Well, that didn't take long. Everything fun and terrific about "Iron Man," a mere two years ago, has vanished with its sequel. In its place, Iron Man 2 has substituted noise, confusion, multiple villains, irrelevant stunts and misguided story lines.

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