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Questions tagged [iron-man-3]

For questions about "Iron Man 3", the 2013 American superhero film starring Robert Downey Jr. This film is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] and [marvel-cinematic-universe] tags.

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Can someone explain the scene where Tony Stark first meets Brandt?

Ok, in Iron Man 3 we see Tony on his way to the bar to meet with the soldier’s mom. However, I could have sworn he bumps into Brandt (scarred Extremis fake Homeland Security agent) coming OUT of the ...
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Was Pepper ever healed from the Extremis given to her in Iron Man 3?

Pepper was given the drugs, or whatever it was to make her heal, and heat up. Did that ever get removed from her system, or is she still like that? We see no examples of it after that movie, but I don'...
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Could Pepper Potts have saved the person who snapped at the end of “Endgame”?

Could Pepper Potts have saved Tony when he snapped at the end of Avengers: Endgame due to her regeneration powers from Iron Man 3 or do the Infinity Stones somehow override her regeneration powers?
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The Iron Man Mark 33, Silver Centurion, has got vibranium blades in it. How does Tony Stark have access to Vibranium? [duplicate]

As far as I'm aware, Vibranium was exclusively in Wakanda (except for the Vibranium that Ulysses Klaue stole and later gave to Ultron and the Vibranium from Howard Stark that is in Cap's Shield). So ...
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Why did Tony keep having anxiety attacks related to the Battle of New York?

In Iron Man 3 when someone mentions to Tony how he helped the Avengers stop Loki in the battle of New York or took the nuke through the wormhole, or even just when he’s sleeping, he has anxiety ...
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Why was a white actor chosen to play the President in Iron Man 3? [closed]

It's typically common that when you put a fictional United states president character in your movie/TV you base it on the current US president at the time. Hence it seems really confusing that a ...
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Why is the vice president arrested in Iron Man 3?

I have just watched Iron Man 3, and saw the vice president being arrested at the end. But he hasn't done anything wrong – or at least, not that I noticed. Why is he arrested?
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In Iron Man 3, which suit shows up outside the cafe where Tony and Rhodes are?

In Iron Man 3, after having his first anxiety attack in the cafe scene with Rhodes, Tony goes out of the cafe and gets into a suit. I like how it stays intact and stands upright and opens up when ...
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Is Aldrich Killian stronger than Thor?

In Avengers, Thor vs Iron Man fight scene: Both had a good fight, but still Thor wasn't able to break Iron Man's suit. Even throwing his Mjlonir hammer at it had no effect. But on the other hand, ...
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How did Stark's autonomous suits come back in Iron Man 3?

In Iron Man 3, all of Stark's autonomous suits were destroyed in the helicopter attack, how then did they reappear again in the end?
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Did Killian start the ten rings we see in Iron Man 1?

In Iron Man 3 we see that the Mandarin (who runs the ten rings) is actually an actor hired by Aldrich Killian. Is this a spin off of the ten rings in Iron Man, or did Killian start this one too?
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Can Tony Stark use Iron Man suits without an Arc Reactor?

Can Tony Stark still operate and use different suits without the Arc Reactor? Also, did the Arc Reactor only keep the shrapnel out of his heart, or did it replace his heart?
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How much power does Iron Man's Mark 42 suit need?

In Iron Man 3 movie, I saw that Mark 42 suit was being recharged with domestic electricity. And within less than a day, it was ready for action. How much power does Iron Man's Mark 42 suit really ...
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Where did the Iron Man suits come from in Age of Ultron?

At the end of Iron Man 3, all of the Iron Man suits are destroyed with the very strong indicator that they will not be re-done — rather, Tony Stark will go it alone without the suits. However, ...
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Which car was Tony Stark driving in the end of Iron Man 3?

As the title says, which car was Tony Stark driving in the end of Iron Man 3? It looks like a high-end Lamborghini or something, but is it a real model or just made up for the movie to look futuristic?...
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Why doesn't the Iron Man suit heat up when firing or flying at high speeds?

When Tony fires blasts or flies at very high speeds, why does his armour not heat up? When he lifts someone and flies with them, like in the picture below, why does it not cause any damage to Tony, as ...
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How did the villain expect this part of his plot to work?

Apologies for the generalities, but I'm trying to avoid spoilers, even within my spoiler tags. When the full extent of Iron Man 3's plot is revealed, we see the This is an effective tactic - it ...
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What is the name of the soldier's mom(and her son the dead soldier) that Tony Stark meets in a bar in Iron Man?

In Iron Man 3, Does anyone remember the name of the soldier's mom that Tony goes to meet in the bar and preferably also the name of the soldier himself in the file that the mom has with her? I forgot ...
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Why didn't Tony control the Hulkbuster armor remotely?

In Iron Man 3, we saw that Tony was able to control Mark 42 armor remotely. Talking about the Hulkbuster armor used in Avengers: Age of Ultron, it was very dangerous because Hulk's unpredictable rage ...
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Is there going to be an Iron Man 4 after all prototypes are finally destroyed for good? [closed]

I'm new to the Marvel universe, having recently watched the Iron Man series, Captain America and the Avengers. I like the IM series so much that I want to know is there a 4th part going to come? If ...
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Who are all the other ‘Iron Men’ in the Iron Man 3 trailer?

It looks like there are about fifty Iron Men in the new Iron Man Movie: Iron Man 3. Who are all these Iron Men? Is Pepper Potts one of them? Or is it all The Avengers, but wearing Iron Man costumes? ...
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Which one of these statements is wrong?

In Iron Man 3, there is an antagonist by the name of Aldrich Killian who is on Extremis medication. When Aldrich meets Pepper Potts in her office, he shows a live, 3D view of his own brain, complete ...
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Why does Tony Stark ask to recalibrate the ISDN on the mobile van?

In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark needs bandwidth and asks the news van operator to recalibrate the ISDN on the van. We all know that ISDN services are only good over traditional PSTN. It has nothing to do ...
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Should I watch The Avengers before going to see Iron Man 3?

I want to catch up on the older movies before going to see Iron Man 3. Do I need to watch The Avengers (and therefore Thor, too)*? Or will Iron Man and Iron Man 2 be enough? * I realize this ...
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Iron Man 3: Mandarin's Captain America Tattoo

In Iron Man 3 at one point you get a glimpse of the back of the Mandarin's neck. If you look closely there is a tattoo that appears to be of Captain America’s shield. Is there any plot significance ...
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Why didn't Tony Stark remove the pieces of shrapnel in his chest? [duplicate]

In the movie canon Tony needs the Arc Reactor in order to prevent the shrapnel to kill him...
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Where Were S.H.I.E.L.D. In Iron Man 3? [duplicate]

Why didn’t The Avengers and S.H.I.E.L.D. agents show up to help Tony in what was very clearly a dire hour of need?
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How did Tony Stark have the Mark II armour in Iron Man 3?

How did Tony still have this armour, considering Rhodey took it in Iron Man 2 and it became the War Machine. Are we expected to believe that Tony built another one? What would be the reason for that?
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Why didn't Tony Stark initiate the House Party Protocol earlier?

At the end of Iron Man 3, Tony tells Jarvis to initiate the House Party Protocol, which: However, prior to that he'd been working on restoring the Mark 42 unit he had been wearing, but which had been ...
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What is Maya's usefulness to Killian?

Why does Maya Hensen assume she is important enough to threaten Killian with suicide? Is it just because she is presumably the chief scientist who engineered Extremis? I assumed there is a whole team ...
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Did the hostage in Mandarin's penultimate lesson live?

This whole question is a gargantuan spoiler. Just don't read it if you haven't watched IM3. Did that guy actually die? I think this is the deciding point on which we can determine if Mandarin will ...
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How much time has passed between The Avengers and Iron Man 3?

In The Avengers, Tony Stark debuts his latest and greatest armor: the Mark VII. While it is not entirely conclusive, people in New York are wearing light dress during the Avengers, so we can ...
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How do they terminate someone injected with Extremis?

In the movie, all the people who have been injected with Extremis are killed by some sort of explosion. But what is not clear is what kind and what is the threshold? In short, what's required to kill ...
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What is the large suit that stops the oil rig from sinking in Iron Man 3 called?

In Iron Man 3 there is a brief glimpse of a large Iron Man suit that is used to keep the oil rig from sinking. What is this suit called and what is it used for?
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Why did the Iron Man suits behave this way during the House Party Protocol?

At the end of the movie, Tony Stark launches the House Party Protocol and the suits are launched and controlled by JARVIS. The question is: Why did the Suits attack in hand-to-hand combat with the ...
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What was the motive of the villain in Iron Man 3?

Aldrich Killian's machinations in Iron Man 3 seemed somewhat bizarre. Why involve the Mandarin at all? Was the formation of Advanced Idea Mechanics a criminal version of Stark Industries? Once ...
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Why doesn't Tony Stark lose a leg?

Killian manages to cut off Iron Man's leg but when Stark emerges from the suit he is physically fine. Why wasn't his leg missing?
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Who's the villain in Iron Man 3?

The Iron Man 3 trailer was released recently. In it, there's a villain who seems to be targeting Tony Stark. It seems like he's trying to prove a point about superheroes - that there is "no such thing"...
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Tony Stark's Armor Collection

In pictures of Iron Man 3 we see Tony has a room with what I am guessing are old armors. What are they all? Here are two other angles:
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Is Iron Man 3's ending based on any canonical source?

At the end of Iron Man 3: Does this happen in any other canonical source? And if so, how does the story continue?
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In Iron Man 3, why couldn't Tony Stark use the arc reactor in his chest to charge his armour?

In Iron Man 3, it shows Tony Stark having trouble charging his MK42 armour. At one point he even had a car battery connected to it. Why couldn't he use the arc reactor in his chest to charge his ...
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Where were the Avengers during Iron Man 3?

In Iron Man 3, it is never explained why none of the other Avengers came to help, or why Tony didn't call them. The only explanation so far is: "it was an Iron Man movie...", but an in universe ...
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Where is J.A.R.V.I.S physically located?

To me J.A.R.V.I.S seems to be a self aware AI but even then he would need hardware to run on. After seeing Iron Man 3 I am confused as to where he is actually stored. Tony's mansion is destroyed but ...
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Why recharge the suit when it is powered by the arc reactor [duplicate]

In Iron Man 3, after escaping in the boat with Rhodes, we see Stark recharging his suit from a battery. My understanding was that the suit is powered by the arc reactor in his chest. Why does he then ...
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What type of addressing does Tony Stark use in Iron Man 3?

In the Iron Man 3 movie, when Stark uses the News Van to access the Internet, he is shown using an IP address which is not consistent with our real world standards. Screenshot: Click image for full ...
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Stark to Killian - Serious? Or messing with him?

In Iron Man 3, Aldrich Killian introduces himself to Tony Stark and the two of them (along with numerous partygoers) end up in an elevator together. As everyone is leaving the elevator, Tony quietly ...
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Who was Tony talking to in the post-credits scene?

I went to see Iron Man 3 with my family recently. Like all Marvel movies, it has a post-credit scene. In Iron Man 3, this scene is particularly funny. Unfortunately, my children were acting up - ...