<strong><em>Iron Man 3</em></strong> takes in $195.3 million at the international box office
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 $195.3 million, surpassing the $185.1 million international opening weekend take of Marvel's The Avengers. The film opens in the U.S. on May 3rd.

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

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

Performance to date - key territories

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

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 Marvel's The Avengers
  • - India - 2nd biggest all time opening, 44% above Marvel's The Avengers
  • - Japan - 3rd biggest Marvel opening day