Walt Disney Pictures announced this morning that Marvel Studios' Iron Man 3
began its 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. the evening of May 2nd.
While the third installment hasn't opened in Russia, China or Germany yet, here are some 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.
Here is how the film is performing in the key territories:
Hong Kong $4.9M
Some 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.