Iron Man
Iron Man Official Poster
Distributor Paramount Pictures Corporation
Director Jon Favreau
Writers Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway
World premiere April 14, 2008
US release date May 2, 2008
DVD/Blu-ray release date September 30, 2008
Run time 2 hours 6 minutes
← Previous Next →
Iron Man 2
Feature films
← Previous Next →
The Incredible Hulk
Marvel Cinematic Universe
← Previous Next →
The Incredible Hulk

Iron Man is a 2008 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero of the same name. It is the first main installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was directed by Jon Favreau and stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, Terrence Howard as Lt. Colnel. James "Rhodey" Rhodes, Gwyneth Paltrow as Stark's assistant, Pepper Potts and Jeff Bridges as Obadiah Stane.


When wealthy industrialist Tony Stark is forced to build an armored suit after a life-threatening incident, he ultimately decides to use its technology to fight against evil.