Avengers: Endgame’s ‘I Love You, 3000′ Has A Sweet Connection With RDJ

Tony Stark
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In the film, when Tony Stark puts his daughter Morgan Stark to sleep, she says to him, “I love you 3000′.


After watching the Endgame, how many of you started using the movie’s various interactions in real life? Robert Downey Jr.’s character killed Thanos and sacrificed himself to save humanity and gave us the iconic dialogue ‘And I’m Iron Man’. But there is another conversation that will always be close to the heart of all Marvel fans.


In the film, when Tony Stark puts his daughter Morgan Stark to sleep, she says to him, “I love you 3000′. It was quite an ‘aww’ moment for everyone, and the lines became the expression of true love and affection in reality for all the Marvel fans.

We are sure that every fan must have said that phrase to their fellow Iron Man fans or their family, friends or lovers. This article is about the origin of this dialogue which quite adorable.




‘I love you 3000’ isn’t a random quote. It has a sweet story related to Robert Downey Jr’s life. In an interview with ‘Watching Hollywood’s Interview‘, Anthony Russo, one of the directors of Avengers: Endgame revealed that Downey told them that one of his kids said ‘I love you 3000’ to him and that’s when the phrase made it into the script and eventually on the big screen. After knowing this, we look at that scene between Tony and Morgan differently as it becomes more special and sweeter than it already is!


However, after the film came out, fans also found another theory behind the same phase. A lot of fans tweeted that 3000 is the total runtime of all the 23 Marvel films that were released by that time. Hence, the makers particularly used the number ‘3000’ in the movie. But the makers later said that they didn’t think through this and it’s nothing but co-incident that the number matches the total runtime of their Marvel films!

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