Released: 2008
Director: Jon Favreau
Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow

Finally, a movie that brought Iron Man's kick-ass persona to a mainstream audience. One of the best superhero movies of all time helped Robert Downey, Jr. reach heights he hadn't experienced since crack rock.

Favreau commissioned star comic book writers Mark Millar, Brian Bendis, Joe Quesada, Tom Brevoort, Axel Alonzo, and Ralph Macchio to give advice on the script.