Iron Man 2

Trivia: During the film's climax, a young boy in an Iron Man mask is shown standing up to one of the Hammer drones with Iron Man swooping in and destroying the drone and giving the kid the credit. Following Spider-Man's inclusion in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a fan theory suggested the young boy was Peter Parker, which Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige and Spider-Man actor Tom Holland would later retroactively confirm.


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Trivia: The late DJ Adam Goldstein appears as himself in the movie during Stark's party. The film is dedicated to his memory. (00:53:40)

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Trivia: Ivan has on his fake passport the name Boris Turgenov, the name of Crimson Dynamo in the comics.


Trivia: Near the end, where Nick Fury and Tony Stark are talking about the Avengers, there is a world map behind them featuring dots. The dots show where the Avengers are: New York (Iron Man); Arctic Circle (Captain America); Europe (Black Widow); Lower Africa (Wakanda for Black Panther); California (Hulk); New Mexico (Thor); Southern Atlantic Ocean (Namor the Sub-Mariner). (01:55:55)

Trivia: During the movie, S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Phil Coulson holds up a circular red, white and blue object with a star and asks where he got it. That was Captain America's shield, which also appeared in the first movie in the background, which caused a stir by the fans.

Trivia: During the fight between Tony and Jim, Tony says "Step up if you think you have what it takes to be a war machine". War Machine is the name of the modified Iron Man armor that Jim wears in the comics.

Trivia: At the end of the movie when Nick Fury and Tony Stark are talking in the warehouse, the news report seen on the TV is a broadcast from the fight between the Hulk and the army at the university campus from 'The Incredible Hulk' movie. (01:55:00)

Trivia: The suits were much lighter than the ones used in the first movie, and the legs were left off. From the thighs down the actors were covered in digital markers and the bottom part of the suits were later added with CGI. (As stated in Popular Science, June 2010.)


Trivia: Spoiler: The film closely resembles several key Iron Man stories from the comics. The part when he was drunk references the "Demon in a bottle" storyline, where Rhodey dons an Iron Man suit. The part of him dying is somewhat similar to "Ultimate Iron Man." Also, the idea that his technology is used in a way he doesn't like and having a battle is similar to the "Armor Wars" plot.

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Trivia: Stan Lee makes his customary cameo. He is mistakenly introduced to Tony during the Expo as Larry King. (00:10:30)


Trivia: Attack of the Show host Olivia Munn mentioned she was to have another role in the movie. She played reporter Chess Roberts, but originally had a somewhat bigger role. She was to play a girl at Stark's birthday party who then appears in his bedroom. The scene was eventually cut because it didn't have any comedy in it.

Trivia: Ivan Vanko is a mixture of two Iron Man villains: Whiplash, which is the primary part, and Crimson Dynamo. Anton Vanko (Ivan's father) was the original Dynamo and in the final battle, Vanko wears a suit similar to Dynamo, as it's a hybrid between that and Whiplash.

Trivia: As with the last Iron Man movie stay till after the end credits for an extra character spot.

Trivia: In the comics, Justin Hammer is an elderly man whose appearance is based on actor Peter Cushing and who is named for the Hammer Horror films in which Cushing appeared. He was aged down for this film to make him more of a contemporary rival to Tony Stark.

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Trivia: Not sure if it was done on purpose, but when Tony and Happy are sparring and "Natalie" (Natasha) walks in, the song playing is "Magnificent Seven" by The Clash. It just so happens the Avengers (or the Avengers Initiative) are made up of Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk, Thor, Captain America,, Hawkeye, and Black Panther.


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Suggested correction: I don't really think this constitutes trivia. I don't see the connection. Is there some significance to the lyrics I'm not realizing? Or are you suggesting that there are only seven Avengers in the MCU? Because if so, that's not really true at all. (It's not even true in the Avengers comics, which frequently shifts characters around.) Especially as when this film came out, Black Panther wouldn't be introduced for another six years. Plus that completely ignores characters like Ant-Man, Wasp, Doctor Strange, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Scarlet Witch, War Machine, Falcon, Vision, Captain Marvel and Spider-Man, who join the team at various points during the franchise. I think this trivia is stretching at best, and trying to create significance where there is none.


Which is why I wasn't sure if it was done one purpose, or if it seems significant. However, when Fury and Tony are talking at the end and you see markers on the map, there's one in Africa where Wakanda is, suggesting Black Panther was part of the Avengers Initiative, whereas the others weren't.


Trivia: While Tony speaks with the politicians he uses his electronic device and the logo of the Illuminati is visible - that's an alliance between Stark, Reed Richards, Dr. Strange and Namor in the comics story line.


Trivia: A green car at the race has the Roxxon logo, which frequently features in Marvel comics and the MCU.


Trivia: The boxing training between Happy and Tony references Happy originally being a boxer in the comics.


Trivia: Fin Fang Foom makes a "cameo" on the street on a billboard.


Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie where Stark, Rhody and the Senator are taking a photo, Stark's hand is supposed to be behind the senator but when the scene switches to the zoomed out view, his hands are by his side and when it switches back again, his hands are behind the senator.


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Senator Stern: Our priority here is to have you turn over the Iron Man weapon to the American people.
Tony Stark: Well, you can forget it. We're safe. America is secure. You want my property - you can't have it! But I did you a big favor. I have successfully privatized world peace.

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Question: Why was it so hard for Justin Hammer to get Vanko's bird to him from Russia? Was it because he just didn't care or because he was running a highly inefficient company that simply couldn't find the bird?


Chosen answer: Hammer is impatient. he did not want to waste time and money to go find Vanko's bird. he just wanted Vanko to get the work done.


Answer: Couldn't get the bird from Russia as he couldn't be seen as being linked to him.

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