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Iron Man

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age 13+

Great action, lots of styles, some iffy stuff.
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age 12+

WATCH IT!

watch it seriously just watch it you’re gonna know what the hype’s about (and why it’s worth the hype)
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age 13+

“The truth is… I am Iron Man.”

Iron Man is a 2008 superhero action film directed by Jon Favreau and starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges, Terrence Howard, Shaun Toub, Faran Tahir and Leslie Bibb. Language(3/5): The film has 9 uses of “G**”, 5 uses of “hell”, 2 uses of “son of a b**ch”, and 1 use of “J*s*s”, “pr**k” and “damn”. The film has 19 total curses. Sex, Romance and Nudity(2/5): Several scenes imply that Tony Stark sleeps with women, including one where a woman gets in bed with Tony, and the morning after is shown under the covers. She gets up only wearing a t-shirt and panties, but the scene is comical and not sexual. Flight attendants dance suggestively, and a pole is present but isn’t used. Making out occurs. Drinking, Drugs and Smoking(2/5): Many scenes have social alcohol consumption, including wine, margaritas and cocktails. Characters sometimes smoke cigarettes, cigars and pipes. Violence(4/5): In the first scene of the film, Tony is seen in talking with soldiers in a military vehicle. The vehicle is abruptly ambushed by terrorists, and we briefly see soldiers being killed. Tony manages to escape the vehicle but a missile lands next to him, injuring him and sending him flying back when it explodes; his chest is then seen in a pool of blood as passes out. A surgery is performed on Tony by Yinsen, a friend of his, where a piece of shrapnel is removed from Tony’s chest; a lot of blood is shown. The terrorists take Yinsen and Tony both hostage, and Tony starts building a robotic suit to help him survive, and he manages to escape. Tony is tortured by having his held underwater for a long time. Tony is seen testing missiles in a flashback. Yinsen is killed by gunfire when Tony escapes, and when the terrorists fire multiple guns at him but no damage is done, Tony uses the suit to kill the men with bursts of fire. Tony uses the first blasts to blow up the missiles, which explode and kill all the men there. Tony then flies into the air, but the suit fails and he crashes onto the desert floor. Tony is rescused by a plane. Tony rewires his heart during one scene, and Pepper helps him and gags when she sees the spare wires with some blood, however, the scene is rather humorous. Stark does several tests with an Iron Man suit, almost injuring himself. During one of the tests, he crashes into the ceiling of his garage and damages several cars. Tony is almost hit by two planes during a test. A man is tortured by having a hot coal held very close to his eye. A man is shown with an injury on his head. Obadiah Stane tries to kill Tony by taking out his metal heart, and Tony almost dies. After Tony recovers, he discovers that Obadiah has an Iron Man suit of his own, and the two have a huge battle where several civilians are almost killed in car wrecks. Iron Man and Pepper Potts kill Stane by electrocuting him. Positive Messages(3/5): Messages about morality, creativity, courage and redemption. Positive Role Models and Representations(2/5): Tony is an arrogant man who does many wrong things, however, he learns his lesson and tries to rectify it by becoming a hero. Pepper is a good role model. Watching Experience: Quality(opinionated): (My rating) Rated PG-13 For intense sequences of sci-fi action violence including some bloody images, and brief language.

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age 13+

Truly amazing movie for Marvel fans!

Amazing movie and a must see for all true Marvel fans. However, is quite violent with many near-death scenarios. The suspense is worth it, though, for the result in such an incredible film.

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age 11+

It’s a pass

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age 12+

Great movie but not good for younger kids

This movie is a f*cking good film but there are some things I need to point out :) 1 There's a scene where the male lead and a female are having s*x and they roll off the bed. In the next scene, the woman is clothless and has only a sheet covering her body. 2 At the start of the film the protagonist is kidnapped and held at gunpoint so that's a pretty scary thing for younger kids. There's also a whole f*cking lot of violence at the start that's super realistic and a lot of SHOOOOOTING 3 There are a few instances of swearing such as BS (not the word just the B.S.), son of a b*tch, etc. 4 Some female flight attendants are clearly drunk in one scene, and there are a few more scenes with drinking, smoking, etc. 5 There are 2 scenes where characters are physically paralyzed and that's NOT COOL :(

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age 11+

LOVE 🦸🏻‍♂️

My sister and I watched this as 11 and 9 year olds, and it was absolutely fine. Some near sex scenes, and language, but as long as the kids understand why it's not good to do at that age, it can be a learning experience. Yes, there is quite a bit of swearing, but the aimed audience when the film was made, was young adults. Same with the violence, IT IS A SUPERHERO ACTION MOVIE, of course it's a bit violent. As for the consumerism, I wouldn't call, being smart in business as consumerism. I put 'great role models' because of the fact that some more minor characters, who become more 'main' through later movies, and great role models for kids. For example I see myself a lot in Pepper Potts, a brave and loyal member of Tony's staff. Some people say that Tony is a bad influence, but if you follow him through the course of all the movies, it actually shows his amazing character ark. The main 'villains' are islamic terrorists, so viewer discretion should be advised if that is a sensitive topic. However, in no way do I think Marvel meant for any of the depiction of the much wider Muslim community to be linked to these people. To say that by having 'villians' of a certain religion, ethnicity or race is racist, but it's not when they are a different religion, ethnicity or race, is racist. Also, bear in mind that is is an older movie, coming out in 2009. So opinions and views were very different to what we know now. Also, this was being filmed, just 5 years after the horrible events in new york, so yes, some people in the industry may have been a bit biased towards are certain group, because for a while after that, because of the media, that's all anyone knew about Muslim people. They were, and still are, made out to be the villains, and I feel in no way Marvel meant anything bad by having them as villains in one movie. This kind of uproar didn't happen when the villains were white americans and europeans? I think that this is a great movie for tweens to watch with the family, and an amazing start to a universe so widely loved today.

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age 18+

jon favreau why

WARNING this movie contains alot of sex it shows tony stark making out with a women and goes crazy on him making both of them tumbling off the bed and in the morning she wakes up naked and a bed sheet is covering her butt and when tony is on a plane these women start gyrating and the bad words it says son of a b!tch and terms like B.S pr--k and jesus and damn and hell and the voilence well you see starks ches being ripped open for a brief second and theres war and it shows a bad guy exploting which is why i think this ovie is good for 18+

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age 7+

age 4+

Really good

This movie was very good it had violence but every kid should watch all marvel movies

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