Iron Man 2

Description

With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, with Pepper Potts and James 'Rhodey' Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances – and confront powerful enemies.
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Timeline

  • 1974
    Howard Stark hides the secret to perfecting the Arc Reactor in layouts of the Stark Expo for Tony to find and records a video promoting the Stark Expo.
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  • 1990-1999
    Ivan Vanko is imprisoned for fifteen years for selling Soviet era, weapons grade plutonium to Pakistan.
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  • OCT
    2010
    Anton Vanko dies in poverty in Moscow. His son, Ivan, vows revenge on Tony Stark. He begins building his own portable Arc Reactor to power his Whiplash rig.
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  • OCT
    2010
    Tony Stark is confronted by Nick Fury about the "Avengers Initiative." Stark declines, and Fury calls in Black Widow.
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  • APR
    2011
    Tony Stark as Iron Man manages to bring about a period of relative peace and is credited by some press as having stabilized East-West relations. Stark realizes that the Palladium core of his Arc Reactor is slowly poisoning him. He begins searching for a cure but keeps his condition a secret.
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  • APR
    2011
    The Stark Expo is opened with plans to run for one year.
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  • APR
    2011
    Tony Stark appears before the Senate Armed Services Committee's Weaponized Suit Defense Program Hearings chaired by Pennsylvania Senator Stern. Stern pushes Stark to turn the Iron Man suit and technology over to the military but Stark refuses. Stern calls Justin Hammer, C.E.O. of Hammer Industries and Lt. James Rhodes to testify against Tony. Tony testifies that although other countries, including North Korea and Iran are working to replicate the technology, they are years away from being able to do so. He also reveals that Hammer Industries have also had their share of lack-of-success, leading to the cancellation of Hammer Industries' contacts with the Department of Defense.
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  • APR
    2011
    Tony Stark promotes Pepper Potts to Director of Stark Industries.
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  • APR
    2011
    Natasha Romanoff is sent by S.H.I.E.L.D. to monitor Tony Stark under the alias of Natalie Rushman.
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  • APR
    2011
    Tony Stark is attacked by Ivan Vanko in Monaco.
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  • APR
    2011
    The next day, Ivan Vanko escapes prison and is hired by Justin Hammer to build Drones based on the Iron Man armor. That night, Rhodey sees the extent of Tony's Palladium intoxication.
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  • Day 1
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    Ivan Vanko begins working on Hammer Drones. That night, after Tony Stark drunkenly wields the Iron Man suit at his birthday party, friend and Colonel James Rhodes takes the Mark II armor, briefly fights Stark, then leaves with the suit.
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  • Day 1
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    Ivan Vanko begins working on Hammer Drones. That night, after Tony Stark drunkenly wields the Iron Man suit at his birthday party, friend and Colonel James Rhodes takes the Mark II armor, briefly fights Stark, then leaves with the suit.
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  • Day 2
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    While Rhodes delivers the Mark II to the US military, Nick Fury meets with Stark regarding the incident and assigns Agent Phil Coulson and Natasha Romanoff (aka Black Widow) to watch over and guard Stark. Meanwhile, Justin Hammer turns the Mark II into War Machine by adding guns on it. This evening, Tony watches footage recorded by his father for the inauguration of the '74 Stark Expo.
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  • Day 2
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    While Rhodes delivers the Mark II to the US military, Nick Fury meets with Stark regarding the incident and assigns Agent Phil Coulson and Natasha Romanoff (aka Black Widow) to watch over and guard Stark. Meanwhile, Justin Hammer turns the Mark II into War Machine by adding guns on it. This evening, Tony watches footage recorded by his father for the inauguration of the '74 Stark Expo.
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  • Day 3
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    Tony Stark solves the problem with the Arc Reactor when Agent Coulson says goodbye and travels to New Mexico. That night, Tony Stark and James Rhodes fight Ivan Vanko and his Drones at the Stark Expo. Pepper has Justin Hammer arrested. Black Widow infiltrates Hammer Industries and disables Vanko's control over War Machine, allowing Rhodes and Stark to defeat and kill Vanko.
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  • Day 3
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    Tony Stark solves the problem with the Arc Reactor when Agent Coulson says goodbye and travels to New Mexico. That night, Tony Stark and James Rhodes fight Ivan Vanko and his Drones at the Stark Expo. Pepper has Justin Hammer arrested. Black Widow infiltrates Hammer Industries and disables Vanko's control over War Machine, allowing Rhodes and Stark to defeat and kill Vanko.
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  • Day 5
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    Meanwhile, Nick Fury brings Tony Stark into the Avengers Initiative as a consultant.
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  • Day 5
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    Meanwhile, Nick Fury brings Tony Stark into the Avengers Initiative as a consultant.
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  • Day 6
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    (Approximate date) Rhodes and Stark receive medals from Senator Stern.
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  • Day 6
    MAY (Fury's Big Week)
    2011
    (Approximate date) Rhodes and Stark receive medals from Senator Stern.
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