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Old 09-07-2013, 04:34 PM   #1
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Question Are you tired of Iron Man being overexposed?

Here's some facts to consider in your answer:

Iron Man has had 5 appearances spread over the 7 MCU movies.

His 5 appearances have been spread out over 5 years. That's statisticly 1 appearances a year.

Conversely the rest of the team; Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Black Widow & Hawkeye have currently had 2 appearances over the 7 MCU movies. That's statisticly 0.3 appearances a year.

Iron Man is currently (not certain on this) the only confirmed character for Avengers 3.

Tony Stark is reported to be the creator of Ultron for Avengers 2 so his role will have to be more substantial than the other team members.

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Old 09-07-2013, 04:52 PM   #2
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A 20 second cameo at the end of TIH does not count. Please

Iron Man has appeared in four movies. Thor, Captain America, and Black Widow will all have appeared in three movies by this time next year. Hulk would also have another movie lined up if his first two were not failures.

The only difference is that Iron Man had an extra sequel in the first phase

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Old 09-07-2013, 04:57 PM   #3
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Joss has gotten the balance right so far. I understand he's the most popular character so thats why he's usually front and centre

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Old 09-08-2013, 01:47 PM   #4
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Joss has gotten the balance right so far. I understand he's the most popular character so thats why he's usually front and centre
Joss has done great. Better than any fan could've hoped for. I love that he kept Cap front and center in Avengers along with Stark. But it is teetering a little too much RDJ. Other characters need more time to shine. I personally did not go to see the Avengers because of Iron Man. I know I'm not alone. The studio best remember that.

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No MCU film has broken $1 Billion, much less $500 Million, without Robert Downey Jr's Iron Man. I think Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier will both more than double the foreign grosses of their predecessors, and show substantial gains domestically as well. But until then, Iron Man is the only proven game in town.

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Old 09-08-2013, 02:21 PM   #6
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No MCU film has broken $1 Billion, much less $500 Million, without Robert Downey Jr's Iron Man. I think Thor: The Dark World and Captain America: The Winter Soldier will both more than double the foreign grosses of their predecessors, and show substantial gains domestically as well. But until then, Iron Man is the only proven game in town.
That's a flawed argument. You can also argue that no MCU film broke a billion until The Avengers were realized. I still enjoyed it but to me Iron Man 3 was the weakest MCU film yet. Why is it the highest grossing Iron Man? Momentum. Everyone saw the Avengers and now everyone wants to see what happens next.

I just hope Thor can ride that momentum as well despite the ill received Mandarin twist.

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Old 11-29-2013, 05:18 PM   #7
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A 20 second cameo at the end of TIH does not count. Please
um, yes it does.
if Andrew Garfield had a cameo any shorter than that in one of these films, you'd sure as hell count that as him being present

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Old 11-29-2013, 08:36 PM   #8
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An appropriate wrestling analogy IMO is that Iron Man is like The Rock, while Wolverine is like Triple H.

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First of all, RDJ is their biggest selling point, maybe Tom Hiddleston comes close, so using him a lot makes sense. He's been in three solo movies (one of which also had BW in a fairly large role), he's had a cameo in TIH, and been in TA, where he was part of a team, not the focus. He wasn't in Thor (though he was mentioned by name), he wasn't in CA TFA, he's not in TDW or TWS OR GOTG as far as we know. I really don't see the overexposure argument, all the movies he's appeared in he SHOULD appear in.

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Old 09-08-2013, 02:26 PM   #10
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I would also argue that as a character Iron Man is the easiest sell. High tech smart aleck is the hero of a tech obsessed narcissistic generation. Thor and Captain America are somewhat ridiculous comic concepts. Viking god from space and a dude with 1940's values frozen in ice with a spangly outfit? The Hulk also has had an uphill climb because of Ang Lee's lousy first film and then the Edward Norton recast drama. Marvel needs to have faith in their characters - not RDJ.

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These threads are becoming quite tiring, in themselves: I am awaiting for the 'Are You Tired of Stan Lee Being Overexposed' one.

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Old 09-08-2013, 04:25 PM   #12
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These threads are becoming quite tiring, in themselves: I am awaiting for the 'Are You Tired of Stan Lee Being Overexposed' one.
Agreed news is slow lately for the most part, and people just decided to come up with threads like this. Tiring indeed.

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These threads are becoming quite tiring, in themselves: I am awaiting for the 'Are You Tired of Stan Lee Being Overexposed' one.
The OP of this thread said in the Marvel Films section that he dislikes all of the MCU films, so coming from him this is expected.


People here should simply stop rising to the bait. Don't respond to biased threads like this on substance and they'll die a lonely death.

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Yes, time for someone else.

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Old 09-08-2013, 05:15 PM   #15
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Yes, time for someone else.
Agreed, maybe they could release a Thor movie later this year. And then, I dunno, maybe a Captain America movie early next year. Just spitballin here

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Agreed, maybe they could release a Thor movie later this year. And then, I dunno, maybe a Captain America movie early next year. Just spitballin here
This is a pretty good point. Four or five years from now, we'll be able to look back on completely Downey free trilogies for Captain America and Thor. It's not like he's being shoe-horned into any place he doesn't belong.

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Agreed, maybe they could release a Thor movie later this year. And then, I dunno, maybe a Captain America movie early next year. Just spitballin here
I mean have a new central hero. I liked the idea of Dr Strange being it.

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The OP of this thread said in the Marvel Films section that he dislikes all of the MCU films, so coming from him this is expected.


People here should simply stop rising to the bait. Don't respond to biased threads like this on substance and they'll die a lonely death.
I think he liked IM,Thor and Captain America.

He has expressed his hate for TA a few times.

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I think he liked IM,Thor and Captain America.

He has expressed his hate for TA a few times.
I hated MOS, but you won't see me over in its sequel forum posting random troll threads.

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I think he liked IM,Thor and Captain America.

He has expressed his hate for TA a few times.
Green Goblin is correct, i don't hate the MCU at all, i like those you mentioned very much and can't wait to see GOTG

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I hated MOS, but you won't see me over in its sequel forum posting random troll threads. People here should simply stop rising to the bait. Don't respond to biased threads like this on substance and they'll die a lonely death.
This is not a troll thread, nor is it random, nor is it biased. The question is 100% valid since Iron Man is factually the most used of the Avenger heroes on film.

Check my OP. i ask the question and present facts. I never stated a like or dislike opinion on the question at hand.

Read before making ASSumptions

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How do you feel about Wolverine being shoved down our throats? He's had two solo films, was the central character in three group films and had a cameo in First Class.

To Date:
MCU: seven films, Iron Man appears as key role in four (plus cameo in one)
XMU: six films, Wolverin appears as key role in five (plus cameo in one)
i don't deny Wolverine being oversexposed. Your summation of his presence in the franchise is quite correct.

Though in the format of my original post here, Wolverine has had 6 appearances over 13 years which equal out to 0.46 appearances a year compared to Iron Mans 1.00 a year.

I'd apply Loki882s opinion of Iron Mans exposure to Wolverine...

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I really don't see the overexposure argument, all the movies he's appeared in he SHOULD appear in

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These threads are becoming quite tiring, in themselves: I am awaiting for the 'Are You Tired of Stan Lee Being Overexposed' one.
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Old 11-16-2013, 02:23 PM   #22
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He's my second favorite Marvel superhero, so I'm not tired of seeing more of him
And he's not overexposed
But I do dislike Tony being behind Ultron, I wish this was up to Hank Pym

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Old 09-08-2013, 05:26 PM   #23
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I want





MOAR Iron Man

Dont get me wrong, I liked IM3 until the stupid Mandarin twist happened, but RDJ as Stark is just orgasmic lol

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I'm tired of Hawkeye being overexposed. One movie and a cameo is far too much.

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Old 09-08-2013, 09:12 PM   #25
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Sorry for taking the bait. I'm new here.

Huge fan of the MCU and RDJ but I love all the characters - especially Thor and Cap. I just want them all to shine.

There hasn't been an MCU turkey yet and Thor is my favorite of the pre-Avengers films. If T:TDW rocks the house, I'll be content.

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