1. Iron Man 2
Six months after the end of the first movie, Tony Stark has used his Iron Man armor to bring about a negotiated peace treaty between the major super powers of the world, and his immense popularity with the general public is only furthered when he fulfills his father's dream by opening the "Stark Expo", to showcase all the latest inventions that will benefit the world. Stark is, however, still vilified by the United States government, and Senator Stern in particular, who demands that he hand his armor technology over for military application, when Stark refuses the events lead to the rise of Ivan Vanko a.k.a. Whiplash.
Directed by Jon Favreau and starring Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Don Cheadle, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell and Samuel L. Jackson.
Opens: May 7, 2010 Runtime: 2 hr. 05 min. Rated: PG-13