Iron Man 3 gets record opening at international box office
The Rentrak institute announced that the third installment of the Iron Man franchise generated a whopping $195.3M worldwide during its opening weekend. The debut of the film ranks as the ninth biggest of all time, bumping...hollywood Updated: Apr 30, 2013 13:23 IST
The Rentrak institute announced that the third installment of the Iron Man franchise generated a whopping $195.3M worldwide during its opening weekend.
While North American fans will have to wait another week to see the film, the debut of Iron Man 3 (outside North America) ranks as the ninth biggest of all time, bumping down Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($193M), according to figures published on April 28.
And Tom Cruise has become Iron Man's first victim. His film Oblivion takes the box office's second spot with $30.24M in international revenues. Joseph Kosinski's sci-fi adventure has now generated $263.53M worldwide since its release.
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