Several iconic lines were sent to us by Marvel Cinematic UniverseFrom Hulk’s “That’s my secret; I’m always fury” to Black Panther’s “Wakanda forever.”
While Tony Stark’s “I am Iron Man” and Captain America’s “I can do this all day” were given a turn, especially in Avengers: Endgame, to honor the franchise’s spanning history. A time worth remembering The film also introduces a new phrase that is instantly recognizable. That Marvel fans will undoubtedly use for many years to come.
The background of the “I love you 3,000” line from Avengers: Endgame is as tear-jerking as it is. with that line The phrase is repeated later in the film as part of one of the most moving scenes. But the amazing thing is That connection wasn’t supposed to be there, and there was actually a personal connection to Robert Downey Jr.
The Real Relevance of Avengers: Endgame’s “I Love You 3,000”
You’ve probably seen the scene where Tony Stark puts daughter Morgan (Lexi Rabe) to bed, before he leaves. He told Morgan that “I love you so much,” and she replies, “I love you 3,000,” Tony’s hologram said at his funeral. Repeat the line to Morgan as well.
since the movie was released The LINE appeared on social media as a way for Marvel fans to pay their respects to Robert Downey Jr. on his final outing as Iron Man.
The quote became a staple in the MCU fandom and a fan favorite within days of its release. Even the stars of the film started using the hashtag as a farewell to the fans.
Some theorize that this line is a brilliant return by a kid to Tony’s initial speech, as three thousand is a thousand, rather than two thousand pounds thought to be a ton. Some even speculate that 3,000 represents the cumulative length of all Marvel Cinematic Universe movies.
Despite popular belief But screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely didn’t write the story.
The real origin behind “I Love You 3000” and why it was portrayed in Avengers: Endgame.
Warning: Before you read further. Get ready for your feelings.
Its origin story is almost as impressive as the phrase itself. Director Anthony Russo tells the story that actor Robert Downey Jr. has told him. Brother and fellow director Joe Russo hears about how one of his children tells him “I love you 3,000 people” in a report from Chinese publication Watching Hollywood.
The director found this phrase cute. So they decided to let Morgan Stark used it to tell her father that she loved him in Avengers: Endgame.
The line’s original intent was for Morgan to reply, “I’m sorry.” On the other hand, McFeely said at the New York City event that they had made changes to allow Morgan to react the same way that RDJ’s biological children did.
“Endgame” co-directors Robert Downey Jr. and Joe Russo went live on Instagram to elaborate on the iconic line during a viewing party hosted by Comicbook.com to celebrate the first anniversary of the film
“It’s something I think Exton, who I’m now eight years old, used to say to me and a lot of the kids said, you know? before they can measure the amount of love They think about the biggest number they know, and it’s usually 2,000 or 3,000, whatever, and it turns out to be really significant,” Downey says. “But the whole thing in this movie is really about us. to start putting our experiences into these characters.”
Joe Russo further explains that creators are incentivized to produce high-quality work because they feel they are. “Emotional ownership” of the project.
Avengers: Endgame perfectly captures reality within fiction.
Morgan Stark’s sweet and mathematically accurate expression of love for her father has become one of the film’s most memorable quotes.
The fact that “I love you 3,000” is said by Robert Downey Jr.’s biological son makes this line even cuter and helps to stay in the meta context of its significance. Not just in the movies but also with the fans. and actors too in real life.
Not only does the phrase “I love you 3,000” have an amazingly appropriate context in Avengers: Endgame, but several lines from the film as well. Joe and Anthony Russo also admitted in a Q&A that Tony Stark’s last line was said. was inserted at the last minute.
Originally, Tony was about to snap his fingers in Stark gloves and kill himself without saying a word. But the director knows how much Tony likes to use witty words. So they came up with the perfect solution.
to bring things Coming to the first Iron Man film, one of the editors reportedly suggested to Tony to say, “I’m Iron Man” in the final scene of filming. And this idea became very popular.
Thanos exclaims “I was inevitable.” At that moment, he was confident that he had won because he once again controlled the six Infinity Stones. he broke his finger but nothing happened This is because Tony’s Iron Man nanotech armor grabs the rocks and forms them into makeshift gloves. He declares “And I’m Iron Man,” before he snaps his fingers and ends the conflict for good.
Downey said “After more than 20 films, we, our audience, our cast and crew. The whole world is an echo of each other. And it all led to this ending. I mean I remember it fondly. We are definitely looking to land.”
Downey is the father of three children. which ranged in age from eight to thirty He says his family is the single most influential thing in his acting career. as well as being the main force in his fight against a tumultuous addiction.
The next time you watch Avengers: Endgame, you can think of these anecdotes and shed more tears.