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Iron Man 3 1-sheet 2Who's In It?: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, Jon Favreau, Rebecca Hall, Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale

Who Directed It?: Shane Black

Who Made It?: Marvel Studios; Distributed by Walt Disney Studios

How Much Did It Cost?: About $200 million

MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content)

When's It Out?: Apr. 25, 2013 (Int’l); May 3, 2013 (U.S., Canada)

Official Website: Marvel's Iron Man; Facebook; Twitter

Bar Bet Special: At 130 minutes, it's the longest of the 3 Iron Man movies -- of all the Marvel movies, only The Avengers was longer at 135 minutes.

What's It About?: According to Marvel's official synopsis...Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. [So, it's bad...] When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, [I knew Stark was rich, but I didn't know he had his own personal world...]... he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. [A lot of lazy cliches in this synopsis, right?] With his back against the wall [Ugh...], Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back [Please STOP with the cliches!], Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? [We SAW Stark build the armor in the first one, so the man definitely makes the suit...Duh.]

Sequel Alert: When last we left Tony Stark after the Chitauri attack at the end of The Avengers, Tony was pretty keyed up at the thought of intergalactic menaces lining up to start taking their swing at Earth. Since then, he’s apparently been drowning himself in his work…

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