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.

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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.