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Iron Man 3 Synopsis
Tony Stark must rely on ingenuity and instinct to protect those he loves from a powerful enemy.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Iron Man 3 is an ominously exciting, shoot-the-works comic-book spectacular.
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88

Slant Magazine

By Chris Cabin
A madly creative, darkly comical, and fiendishly self-aware actioner with muscle to spare.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
Thanks to Downey’s genius, Iron Man 3 is equally terrific, whether Tony’s fending off an army of villains or bantering with a kid in a shed...
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83

Film.com

By William Goss
Downey, Jr. remains a rightfully cherished smartass figure, having as much a ball with Black’s one-liners as he had in “KKBB,” and he sells...
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80

The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
Iron Man 3 is smart, funny and spectacular.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Black and his co-screenwriter, first-timer Drew Pearce, have great fun reshuffling the deck, teasing about who might occupy what superhero...
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80

The Telegraph

By Robbie Collin
Black has an instinctive feel for balancing action set-pieces against the passages of soap-opera that are required to make them matter.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The rambunctious Iron Man 3 is a briskly paced thrill ride until about 90 minutes in, when the excitement wanes. A few late-breaking...
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50

Variety

By Scott Foundas
Iron Man 3 is more perfunctory and workmanlike than its two predecessors, but this solid production still delivers more than enough of what...
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50

Village Voice

By Stephanie Zacharek
The big problems with Iron Man 3 are less specific to the movie itself than they are characteristic of the hypermalaise that’s infected so...
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Best of the three hands down!

By sea7
I can not begin to say how surprised I was that this third movie in the series was this time out!!! All the characters were fabulous! The humor and action and plot were intense. (The humor...

Worth seeing but not as great as I had hoped.

By blu_rondo
It was pretty good. Lots of action and big explosions which I like. A good number of the typical "Tony Stark wit and humor" laugh moments. They could have done a bit more plot development instead of...

A Must See for Iron Man Fans!

By Ang3hans
I am not a die hard comic reader, in fact I have never read a comic book in my life, but I still enjoy the marvel movies and have to take it at face value, since I have no prior history to base it...

I want my money back to go see it again.

By bowser9683
A++++++++++++++++...

mandarin demystified

By Boo1017
as a stand alone movie, it is Excellent, Outstanding! lots of excitement! but, really must say, those of us who know anything about The Mandarin will be disappointed. still, it's a great movie in and...

A lot slower and less depth.

By coolact
This movie is a lot slower, less going on, and also a simple plot. Not much of a story really. Action and special effects are A++ very nice....

Big fan of Ironman

By lifewithbilltv
I am a huge fan of Ironman movies. This one I walked out disappointed. One was amazing and two dropped off a bit. Three fell further than Tony's home. My family loved it, but it won't be the...

Excellent entertainment

By dfredrick
There were some discrepancies, but all-in-all a fun movie. Humor was on point. Pepper...whoa...they moved up her game. I would recommend for most viewers....

A thrill ride, fun fun fun!

By spotdog20
Nice third installment in the Iron Man saga. Robert Downey Jr. is terrific again as Tony Stark facing new challenges, uncovering new enemies and gaining new allies. The plot was fast-paced and...

I NEVER SAW THIS COMING!!!!!!!!!!!

By john_patricks
The movie was just plain out AWESOME. Acting was very well done by all the cast. The movie was fill with it's moments of laughs, scares, and just sheer EPICNESS! I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND SEEING THIS...

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Rated PG-13 | For Sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief suggestive content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Fewer playboy antics, but still plenty of violence.
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