Marvel Studios has released three dedicated Iron Man movies: "Iron Man," "Iron Man 2" and "Iron Man 3," as of 2015. Iron Man has also appeared in both Avengers movies.
Iron Man is a character in Marvel comics, and the movie "Iron Man" was the first in the current Marvel Cinematic Universe. The character is played by Robert Downey Jr. "Iron Man" tells the story of how Tony Stark became a superhero after facing terrorists. The character returned in "Iron Man 2," which continued to explore Iron Man's individual story arc. The release of "The Avengers" saw Iron Man attempting to work with other superheroes to overcome an alien threat. In "Iron Man 3," Iron Man struggled with the aftermath of events in "The Avengers," but he teamed up with Captain America and others again in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" to battle his own creation. The character is set to return in several planned Marvel movies.