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Iron Man 3 – Record Breaking $195.3M at International Box Office!

Marvel's Iron Man 3 - Robert Downey Jr
Marvel’s Iron Man 3 – Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr) © 2012 MVLFFLLC. TM & © 2012 Marvel, photo by Zade Rosenthal

Not many people will be that surprised that Iron Man 3 has done well this weekend but many a raised eyebrow will be that is have opened elsewhere we in the states have to wait until the end of this coming week!

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Marvel's Iron Man 3 - Poster: Robert Downey Jr
Poster: Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr) ©2013 Marvel Studios

This weekend Marvel’s IRON MAN 3 began its record-breaking rollout in 42 international territories representing 79% of the international marketplace. The film has taken in an estimated $195.3M, surpassing the $185.1M international opening weekend take of Marvel’s The Avengers. The film opens in the U.S. on May 3rd.

Note: Significant territories not opening this weekend are: Russia, China and Germany.

International Highlights

Biggest opening weekend ever in: Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, PhilippinesMalaysia and Singapore.

Biggest opening day ever in: Taiwan, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia

Biggest Marvel opening weekend in: Australia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Finland, Hungary, Romania, New Zealand, Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines and Malaysia

#1 film in every market and is the biggest opening weekend  of all time in Asia Pacific and Latin America

Performance to date – key territories

UK $21.5M
Korea $19.2M
Australia $18.4M
Mexico $16.1M
France $14.7M
Brazil $12.3M
Italy $11.2M
Taiwan $8.4M
Philippines $7.4M
Japan $5.4M
India $5.2M
Spain $5.0M
HK $4.9M
Malaysia $4.6M
Indonesia $4.5M
Other $36.5M
Total $195.3M

Additional details by key territory:

  • Australia Biggest Disney and Marvel opening of all time
  • Brazil 2nd biggest opening weekend of all time
  • Mexico 3rd biggest opening weekend of all time
  • France 2nd biggest Marvel opening behind (Spider Man 3)
  • Italy Biggest April opening in industry history
  • UK 2nd biggest Marvel opening of all time behind The Avengers
  • India 2nd biggest all time opening, 44% above The Avengers
  • Japan 3rd biggest Marvel opening day