02 May 2010 1537 Views

Iron Man 2 Already Earns $100 Million Worldwide Before Even Opening In America

by Dan Koelsch

There’s still 5 days to go until Marvel’s Iron Man 2 opens here in the United States, but it has already crossed the $100 million mark after its opening weekend in 53 locations around the world. Get the full details after the break.

The estimates are that the Jon Favreau directed film made $100,200,000 in three days. That’s a huge international opening, but how does it compare to the original and other blockbusters? The original Iron Man made $99.1 million in foreign box office, and had its best opening the UK, where it made $12.6 million compared to the $7.3 million opening weekend of the original. The Marvel Entertainment film also did well on IMAX internationally, raking in $2.25 million and beating the previous 2D IMAX record holder, Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen.





This great opening may actually help the film’s US premiere, as the buzz on the Internet is sure to influence movie-goers here in the States. The movie has been released a week early internationally due to the 2010 World Cup build-up, even though it doesn’t even start until June. That’s how big of a presence soccer has outside the US.


The estimates for this coming weekend Iron Man 2 have it easily making upwards of $100 million domestically, since the original made over $98 million, and received much critical and fan praise. How much do you think the sequel will make next weekend?


Source: Box Office Mojo



New

Can Video-Games and Movies Play Together? Yes they Can!
15 May 2018
Can Video-Games and Movies Play Together? Yes they Can!

May interest You

The Once and Future Podcast! POLITFLIX is Back! Episode 16: KING ARTHUR. INFINITY WAR SPOILER CHAT. ROYAL WEDDINGS. MARVEL. JAMES BOND. STAR WARS. MONTY PYTHON! INDIANA JONES! A Bank Holiday Bonanza..
07 May 2018
The Once and Future Podcast! POLITFLIX is Back! Episode 16: KING ARTHUR. INFINITY WAR SPOILER CHAT. ROYAL WEDDINGS. MARVEL. JAMES BOND. STAR WARS. MONTY PYTHON! INDIANA JONES! A Bank Holiday Bonanza..
THANOS apologises for UK #WINDRUSH scandal (spoiler alert for British Politics)
30 April 2018
THANOS apologises for UK #WINDRUSH scandal (spoiler alert for British Politics)
The Inimitable Genius of Robert Downey Junior
20 April 2018
The Inimitable Genius of Robert Downey Junior

Popular

PolitFlix 15: Robin Hood. Looking at the legend and its legacy with Dave Bond and James Murphy. Also covered: Superbowl Trailers, Tarantino and James Bond, Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Star Wars and Trek. Plus the Irresistible Rise of Black Panther!
02 March 2018
PolitFlix 15: Robin Hood. Looking at the legend and its legacy with Dave Bond and James Murphy. Also covered: Superbowl Trailers, Tarantino and James Bond, Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Star Wars and Trek. Plus the Irresistible Rise of Black Panther!
The Inimitable Genius of Robert Downey Junior
20 April 2018
The Inimitable Genius of Robert Downey Junior

Tags