WEEK 2 – September 5, 2017
Iron Man (2008)
Can any movie go wrong when it starts with a blaring AC/DC song? I think not. This is the first real movie in the Avengers series and introduces us to the larger than life character of Tony Stark/Iron Man. After being held hostage, billionaire engineer Stark creates a technologically advanced suit of armor to escape his captors and fight against the evils of the world.
Amazon Prime, DVD and BluRay
Amazon also offers a box set of all three Iron Man movies.
Disney Movies Anywhere
*These viewing locations are only good for the date of publication. DVD and streaming options change constantly.
Marvel Fun Fact
Do you think Iron Man’s suit is science fiction that could never happen? Not so fast. Lockheed Martin is one of several companies developing what they call an untethered exoskeleton. Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC), will help soldiers carry loads of up to 200 lbs. at a top speed of 10 MPH for prolonged periods of time. However, if you want one you better save your pennies. The commercially produced HULC will cost as much as $70,000.
What do you think of the casting of Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark? Do you see the similarities between the lives of Downey and Stark? Let us know your thoughts on our Facebook page or on Twitter using the hashtag #MarvelMovieMarathon.
If you wanna skip ahead or are jumping in in the middle here is our playlist of the entire marathon:
Week 1 – Captain America – The First Avenger
Week 2 – Iron Man
Week 3 – The Incredible Hulk
Week 4 – Iron Man 2
Week 5 – Thor
Week 6 – Marvel’s The Avenger
Week 7 – Iron Man 3
Week 8 – Thor: The Dark World
Week 9 – Captain America: Winter Soldier
Week 10 – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1
Week 11 – Avengers: Age of Ultron
Week 12 – Ant Man (2005)
Week 13 – Captain America: Civil War
Week 14 – Doctor Strange
Week 15 – Spider-Man: Homecoming
Week 16 – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
Week 17 – Thor: Ragnarok
Sue Nowicki is an alumna of the 2014/15 Disney Parks Moms Panel. She splits her time between planning her next Walt Disney World vacation and being team mom to ten high-energy volleyball players where she fills the roles of secretary, navigator, head cheerleader, treasurer, athletic trainer and team psychologist. You can follow her on Twitter @MQPodcast.