Opening gross (inflation-adjusted): $121,419,100
Total box office gross (inflation-adjusted): $392,017,400
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow
A billionaire industrialist and genius inventor, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), is conducting weapons tests overseas, but terrorists kidnap him to force him to build a devastating weapon. Instead, he builds an armored suit and upends his captors. Returning to America, Stark refines the suit and uses it to combat crime and terrorism.