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The First Iron Man Should’ve Been Impossible - Here’s How They Made It Work

A decade and a half after the 2008 premiere of Marvel's "Iron Man," it's hard to remember a time without it. The film took a lesser-known comic book character and turned him into the most popular member of the Avengers, made him a cultural phenomenon, and changed the landscape of popular film as we know it. The film helped to revive Robert Downey Jr.'s career and made him one of the most beloved names in the geek world. But going in, the film's creators barely even had a plan.

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