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After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
The first film in the Iron Man franchise and the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe sees Tony Stark building a weaponized suit and fighting terrorists as Iron Man.
The dialogue in the movie is mostly ad-libbed from the script. It was Marvel Studio's first self-financed film and it earned two Academy Award nominations.