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IRON MAN 3 Breaks Records Overseas

The Robert Downey, Jr. starrer surpassed Marvel's The Avengers international opening weekend by $10 million. Marvel's The Avengers opened approximately one year ago to $185.1 million. IRON MAN 3 debuted overseas breaking opening day and weekend records in Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Take a look at the breakdown from IRON MAN 3's performance in the 42 international territories which account for 79% of the international marketplace. Russia, China and Germany have not released the film yet and North American fans get to see the third outing of the Iron Man franchise starting May 3, 2013.

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

Hong Kong       $4.9M

Malaysia        $4.6M

Indonesia       $4.5M

Other           $36.5M

Total           $195.3M

International Highlights

  • Biggest opening weekend ever in: Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia 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

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 has yet to open stateside, but internationally the Marvel franchise has already opened in 42 territories with a $195.3 million take for the first weekend.

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