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View Poll Results: Favorite Iron Man Performance/Portrayal?
Iron Man 18 36.73%
The Incredible Hulk 0 0%
Iron Man 2 0 0%
The Avengers 5 10.20%
Iron Man 3 6 12.24%
Age of Ultron 1 2.04%
Civil War 19 38.78%
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Old 09-01-2016, 12:01 AM   #1
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Default Which film had your favorite Iron Man portrayal/performance?

I'm going with IM1.

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Old 09-01-2016, 12:15 AM   #2
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Hmm... TA or CW, not sure.

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Old 09-01-2016, 12:33 AM   #3
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Have to go with IM1. That was the film where Downey changed the landscape of comic book movies forever.

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Default Re: Which film had your favorite Iron Man portrayal/performance?

I went with CW. I felt it was his most emotional performance. IM1 is a close second best.

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Old 09-01-2016, 03:39 PM   #5
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IM1, CW and TA - hard to pick. Went with TA, because it had most memorable, IMO, moments with him.

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Old 09-01-2016, 03:51 PM   #6
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I'll go with IM1 because that was the trend setter and a marvelous breath of fresh air at the time.

But I also thought he was fantastic in CW and there is a definite case to be made for it.

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Old 09-01-2016, 04:03 PM   #7
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Old 09-01-2016, 04:07 PM   #8
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For me it's Civil War with IM1 and TA a close second

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Old 09-01-2016, 04:10 PM   #9
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In order best to worst:

CW
IM
TA
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AoU
IM3

Honorable Mention: TIH

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Old 09-01-2016, 04:32 PM   #10
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I voted IM1 but have actually just changed my mind to Avengers because I think him carrying the nuke through the wormhole to save Manhattan is my favourite Iron Man moment in the MCU to date. Pure selfless heroism with no agenda behind it, I always feel really proud of Tony in that moment as a viewer.

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Old 09-02-2016, 11:18 AM   #11
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Ironman obviously had the best all around Tony performance, but acting wise, RDJ blew it out of the water in Civil War. He was amazing in that.

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Old 09-02-2016, 12:01 PM   #12
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A real toss-up between Iron Man and Civil War. Iron Man probably has the better performance, and it's what set the stage so well for the MCU, but Civil War probably had my favorite simply because he found a way to really make the character feel fresh and interesting again.

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Old 09-02-2016, 12:17 PM   #13
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This is really tough. Iron Man is where I think RDJ felt the most like Tony Stark up until Civil War. But, overall I enjoyed the character more in Iron Man, so ended up voting in that direction.

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Old 09-02-2016, 01:16 PM   #14
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IM1, after that he became annoying

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Old 09-02-2016, 04:52 PM   #15
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Civil war is best for Downey jr.

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Old 09-02-2016, 06:29 PM   #16
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It's hard to say anything but the first Iron Man. It was where we all fell in love with RDJ's Tony Stark. But his performance in The Avengers has to be a close second. He had some great one-liners in that, and it was great to see the character interact with all of these different personalities like Steve and Thor.

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Iron Man 3. Iron Man had a fantastic origin, but it lost me entirely going into the third act. 3 kept my interest throughout and had a great arc for Tony.

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Yup Ironman 3, is my favourite

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Civil War but IM1 is a close second.

Darn, voted for IM1 by mistake.

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Civil War
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IM3
it's a close call, but Downey's performance in IM3 is a little bit better than in the runner ups CW and IM

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The first one, after that I think he got annoying personally

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Old 09-03-2016, 04:57 AM   #23
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Civil War
Iron Man
Iron Man Three
Age of Ultron
Avengers
Iron Man 2

I think he was portrayed very well in both writing and acting in every movie with IM2 being the clear weak spot. I especially liked his development between IM3,AoU and CW.

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Old 09-11-2016, 03:56 AM   #24
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Civil War.

In Iron Man he creates the character and defines our vision of live action Tony Stark (it'll be a long time before someone else will be so strongly identified with the character) .....but then in 4 subsequent movies ( IM 2, IM 3, Avengers, Age of Ultron) doesn't do much different - yes, some of that has to fall on the writing, but really the character and performance start to feel phoned in.

And then along comes Civil War, when we actually see Tony vulnerable again ( sorry IM 3 didn't actually convince me ) but in CW we see Tony really pissed off, wracked by guilt and frustration... at the pinnacle is that scene where he watches the recording of his parents' murder....man, that's incredibly emotional, and RDJ is so understated, you can feel the rage and grief, but he doesn't go OTT - simply brilliant acting.

Yeah, CW takes Tony to a whole new level (because the all-knowing smartass gets a bit old after a while) sure he has some good quips, but there's a gravitas in this one that we haven't seen since he was hooked up to a car battery in a cave.

So CW, with Iron Man being a very close second.

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Old 09-11-2016, 05:57 AM   #25
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Iron Man.

Lot more calmer and less giddy, wish it carried all the way to Civil War as it would have fit perfectly with the narrative... though that is still my second favorite performance of his.

However, he was the most likeable in The Avengers.

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