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25 Facts From the Making of Iron Man 1 & 2

Some fun facts from the movies that started it all. 

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    Movie poster of Ironman and how it was the first movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
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    Fun fact about how Palladium is rated as heavy metal with low toxicity, and wouldn't poison the person using like Tony Stark.
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    Al Pacino was considered for the role of Justin Hammer in Iron Man
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    Photo that Tony Stark view in his research of Ivan is an actual media photo of Mickey Rourke being arrested on drug charges when he was younger.
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    fun fact about Ironman and how eleven different visual effects companies worked on the film.
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    Fun fact about Scarlett Johansson that she dyed her hair red before getting the part of Natasha Romanov AKA Black Widow because wanted the role so badly.
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    Fun fact about the scene where Pepper helps Tony replace his Arc Reactor was done.
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    fun fact about Ironman and how Mickey Rourke found it very challenging pretending to be Whiplash and knowing his way around a computer.
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    fun fact about how Tony Stark's computer is called Jarvis is named after Edwin Jarvis, Howard Stark's butler.
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    Iron man fun fact about how Paul Bettany recorded all his lines for the first Ironman as Jarvis in just 2 hours.
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    Captain America's workbench is clearly visible in the scene where Pepper discovers Tony removing the damaged Iron Man armor
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    Fun fact meme about how Robert Downey Jr. gained 20 lbs of muscle for his role as Tony Stark.
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    Wolverine and fun fact that Hugh Jackman was offered the role of Tony Stark for Ironman.
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    fun facts about Mickey Rourke paying for some details out of his own pocket for certain details for the character.
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    Ironman fun fact about how two identical Rolls Royce Phantoms were build especially for the film and got destroyed in filming.
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    The sound when Tony boots up his Prototype IRONMAN suit is the song from arcade classic Space Invaders
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    Fun fact about Iron Man movies and that Hammer's factory is really Elon Musk's SpaceX facility and the people walking around are employees.
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    Fun fact about how the Ironman Mark 1 Armor weighed ninety lbs.
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    Fun fact how Paul Bettany didn't even know which film he was working on, he did the job as favor for Jon Favreau
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    Ironman fun fact about how a tank accidentally ran over an Aaton 35mm camera
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    Fun fact about how one of Tony Stark's cars is the Tesla Roadster, which had not even been released yet at the time of production.
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    Fun fact how Tony Stark's care was driven by Tanner Foust
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    Fun fact about how Mickey Rourke couldn't get the hang of the whips in Monaco scene, so they played Gnarl's Barkley's Crazy song to help him get the rhythm
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    Fun fact how the Iron Man suit is made up of about 450 separate pieces.
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    Iron man fun fact about how the exterior scenes in Afghanistan were filmed in Olancha Sand dunes with 60 mph winds
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    Animator studies up on how skydivers performed stunts in a vertical wind tunnel to create Iron Man's aerial movements.
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