Iron Man (2008) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Iron Man

Jon Favreau, 2008

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Iron Man
Peter David, 2008

NOVELIZATION

Iron Man is a movie novelization written by Peter David in 2008 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by Jon Favreau in 2008. The movie features Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Leslie Bibb, Shaun Toub, and others.

What users say

“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

The Movie is based on

Comic Book cover
Iron Man (1964)
Comic Book by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck, Jack Kirby

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RATING

7.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: Iron Man (Jon Favreau, 2008)

8.4

/ 10

Book Cover: Iron Man (Peter David, 2008)

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Storyline

Tony Stark, who has inherited the defense contractor Stark Industries from his father Howard Stark, is in war-torn Afghanistan with his friend and military liaison, Lieutenant Colonel James Rhodes, to demonstrate the new ‘Jericho’ missile. Ten Rings leader Raza offers Stark freedom in exchange for building a Jericho missile for the group, but he and Yinsen know that Raza will not keep his word.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Iron Man, the 2008 movie by Jon Favreau

Year

2008

Minutes

126

Movie Rate

7.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Iron Man

Country: USA

Year: 2008

Length: 2h6m

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Cover of Iron Man, the 2008 book by Peter David

Year

2008

Pages

272

Book Rate

8.48

S: Goodreads

Book

Iron Man

Country: USA

First published in: 2008

Length: 272 pages

Genre: Fiction

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of Iron Man, the 2008 movie by Jon Favreau

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Cover of Iron Man, the 2008 book by Peter David

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Iron Man, the 2008 movie by Jon Favreau

WATCH

Yes

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5% No

19 votes

1 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Iron Man, the 2008 book by Peter David

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Yes

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

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