Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Samuel L. Jackson
As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.
Samuel L. Jackson,
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.
Robert Downey Jr.,
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts, and James "Rhodey" Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances - and confront powerful enemies. Written by
Numerous news clippings shown in the film, show Tony Stark and Ivan Vanko when they were younger men. Most of these, are actual photos of Robert Downey Jr. and Mickey Rourke, both of whom came to fame in the 1980s. See more »
(at around 1h 26 mins) When Tony is turning the particle accelerator beam, the center piece holding the material is standing lower than the beam. The beam would not have hit the material then. See more »
[In Moscow, an old man watches a broadcast on TV]
There's been speculation that I was involved in the events that occurred on the freeway and the rooftop...
I'm sorry, Mr. Stark, but do you honestly expect us to believe that that was a bodyguard in a suit that conveniently appeared, despite the fact that...
I know that it's confusing. It is one thing to question the official story, and another thing entirely to make wild accusations, or insinuate that I'm a ...
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In the opening credits, Ivan Vanko constructs an arc reactor. See more »
Written by Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo (as Guy Christo) and Kae Williams, Jr.
Performed by Daft Punk
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Contains a sample of "Release the Beast"
Performed by Breakwater
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For some reason this movie had not been getting the greatest critic
reviews. I do not understand that at all. I thought the movie was very
enjoyable and a successful sequel in the series.
For anyone who has seen the first Iron Man you can expect much of the
same in this movie. Robert Downey Jr. plays Tony Stark like he is meant
for the part. He has the same sarcastic wit and self-confidence that is
evident in his other movie roles. Gwyeneth Paltrow, as Pepper Potts,
has a comes more to the forefront in the sequel. I also personally love
that Jon Favreau is the driver for Stark/Potts, and that he gets into
the action a little bit. You have to respect the director for that,
even though Jon has done plenty of acting himself.
Normally in when they replace someone in a sequel with a different
actor/actress I am very upset. However, Don Cheadle replacing Terrence
Howard in Iron Man 2 as War Machine/Lt. Rhodes made me happy. This is
similar to what happened with Maggie Gylenhal in the Dark Night.
Samuel L. Jackson playing Nick Fury has a bigger role, and it leads all
the viewers into wanting The Avengers movie to come out immediately.
Scarlett Johansson also showed up with some impressive stunt work,
along with her always gorgeous looks.
All in all it was a well done sequel. The plot is not too convoluted to
follow. The new villain, played by Mickey Rourke, is very impressive
and fun to watch. The action scenes are all entertaining but they do
not completely drive the movie. The only thing that I wished for
leaving the theater was a longer final fight scene.
Also, make sure to watch after the credits!! It is short, but worth it.
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