Iron Man 2 2010

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(450) IMDb 7.1/10
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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.

Starring:
Robert Downey Jr.,Gwyneth Paltrow
Runtime:
2 hours, 4 minutes

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Iron Man 2

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Product Details

Genres Fantasy, Thriller, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure
Director Jon Favreau
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow
Supporting actors Scarlett Johansson, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Paul Bettany, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Cheadle, Garry Shandling, Stan Lee
Studio Paramount
BBFC rating Suitable for 12 years and over
Rental rights 48 hour viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars

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74 of 84 people found the following review helpful By C. J. Borrill-townsend on 26 Oct. 2010
Format: DVD
I will avoid reviewing the film here as some people do simply because its the product and not the film i want to comment on. I like the film enough to buy the DVD so that really should be enough in itself.

Like many who have reviewed this already i bought the special edition for the fact it was the special edition and at least expected there to be a 'making of' feature on the one of the TWO discs... how mistaken i was. The previous films special edition, or Ultimate Edition as it was called, there is nearly four times as much extra stuff spread out over the two discs. In fact nearly all of what is stretched over this two disc 'special' could be placed on one disc.

I can't help but feel cheated in some respects and think that the creation of this edition was simply done to make people part with their cash for the promise of more... which sadly isn't there. The extra disc seems to literally be that, a disc added to the box to give the appearance of value for money as there is no difference between the standard editions movie disc and that of the specials!

The smart thing here, if you want to simply own the film, is to buy the cheaper, standard edition which is just movie disc.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Barkingbarker on 16 Dec. 2010
Format: Blu-ray
I really enjoyed the first film and had high expectations for this film, it has a great cast and bigger budget following the success of the first film...and although I enjoyed it I feel it lost a little of it's soul. I do recommend watching the film and I'm looking forward to the potential spin off's and sequals. I do strongly recommend buying the triple play, I do not yet have a blu-ray play or high def television and I'm planning on upgrading, so by buying the Triple play I can see the up to date films while building my blu-ray collection for the future.....and the cost between the DVD 2 disc version and this was less then 1.00. I hope this helps.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By rbmusicman TOP 100 REVIEWER on 18 July 2014
Format: Blu-ray
for sheer entertainment value the score must it's a '5' as a sequel a '4'
This time 'Iron-Man' (Robert Downey Jr) is under threat from a 'Russian' seeking revenge against 'Stark Industries'
You only have to look at the cast list to know top-line actors want involvement in this popular 'Marvel' characters movies.
Which includes - 'Gwyneth Paltrow' (Pepper Potts) 'Scarlett Johansson' (Natasha Romanoff) 'Mickey Rourke (Ivan Vanko)
and 'Samuel L Jackson' (Nick Fury) to name just a few of the great names on-board.
It's got plenty of great 'cgi' action sequences that are complimented by this format.
The film is a must-see for all 'Marvel Comic' fans along with those who just want ---top-line entertainment.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Corfu flyer on 26 Oct. 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
A very good action follow on to Iron man one. Robert downey Jr is as good as ever as Tony Stark.
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By FallenGrace on 22 Jan. 2015
Format: Blu-ray
After the first Iron Man movie my expectations for this film were high, it had amazing characters, great music, humour and style. All of which return in Iron Man 2 in abundance.

The story continues straight on from the first film with Tony Stark (Robert Dorwwney Jr) enjoying his fame as a superhero. Under the spotlight and pressure from the US government to hand over his suit while fighting declining health due to the suit Tony is attacked by Ivan Vanko (Mickey Rourke) known as Whiplash. Teaming up with Stark's industrial rival Justin Hammer ( Sam Rockwell) Vanko will do anything to bring down Stark and his legacy.

The first 40 minutes is almost non stop action with two great set pieces. The film then slows down a little for some more personal character moments before ramping up to an explosive finale. I loved the pacing and humour spread throughout. Robert Downey Jr was just born to play billionaire playboy Tony Stark but the rest of the cast are also excellent with props to Don Cheadle for taking over as Jim Rhodes from Terrance Howard. It also ties in with the rest of the accumulated Marvel TV universe introducing War Machine, Black Widow and Nick Fury all without feeling overwhelmed.

The visuals and special effects are stunning both in style and quality. The film looks excellent in HD and every detail from Stark hacking computers to him flying around in chases with giant mech suits look stunning and completely convincing swapping between costumes and computer generated effects.

I also loved the music, a great mixture of original orchestral themes, rock music by AC/DC among others. The soundtrack is great.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A. Davis VINE VOICE on 29 Oct. 2010
Format: Blu-ray
I am always nervous about sequels, but boy did this deliver.
The story builds on the original film whilst maintaining the humour and energy that was delivered with the original film.
Robert Downey Jr does a superb job of developing the Tony Stark character, whilst Don Cheadle and Mickey Rourke help elevate this film above the pedestrian!

I won't go into the story as many reviews deal with that, but let's cover the blu-ray disc. The picture quality is superb and the level of detail is very high, it's easy to forget that you are watching special effects. The sound was superb and really tested my home cinema system.
And as for the digital copy, this is good quality too, and when watched on my iPad looked very good.

I think the combination of blu-Ray, DVD and digital copy makes this disc set pretty good value.

All in all, if you enjoyed the first film or are a Marvel comics fan then I recommend you give this a go.
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