Blu-ray, 3D, DVD Release: Iron Man 3

Digital Release Date: Sept. 3, 2013, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Sept. 24, 2013
Price: DVD $29.99, Blu-ray $44.99, Blu-ray 3D $TBD
Studio: Paramount Home Entertainment


Iron Man 3Tony Stark’s third adventure movie, Iron Man 3 is the highest grossing film in the franchise.

The battle is personal this time, with Stark (Robert Downey Jr., Due Date) and his iron suit forced to retaliate after his bodyguard (Jon Favreau, Couples Retreat) is attacked. The enemy proves ruthless and Stark must go back to the beginning to survive.

Gwyneth Paltrow (Country Strong) and Don Cheadle (Flight) return as Pepper Pots and Lt. Col. James Rhodes, respectively. New to the cast are Guy Pearce (Prometheus), Rebecca Hall (Everything Must Go) and Ben Kingsley (Hugo).

Iron Man 3 was directed by Shane Black, who last helmed 2005’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and is best know for writing Lethal Weapon. Black also co-wrote the science-fiction script with Drew Pearce.

Rated PG-13, Iron Man 3 grossed a whopping $404 million in U.S. theaters and another $804.6 million overseas.

Iron Man 3 Blu-ray boxAlthough the original Iron Man is the best reviewed movie in the franchise, this third outing was liked by critics, scoring 78% approval, according to Rotten Tomatoes.

All the home entertainment formats, DVD, the Blu-ray/DVD Combo and the Blu-ray 3D Combo come with the same special features. Here’s the list:

  • gag reel
  • deleted and extended scenes
  • audio commentary with Shane Black and Drew Pearce
  • “Deconstructing the Scene,” looking at the attack on Air Force One
  • “Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look: Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World
  • “Marvel’s Iron Man 3 Unmasked,” a crash course in movie-making Marvel-style
  • digital copy.
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About Sam Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.