While Iron Man 3 doesn't hit North American theaters until tonight, the third installment has already earned $307.7 million internationally. Just yesterday, on May 1st (a holiday in many international markets), the movie added $65.5 million.
Here are the stats and updates by territory:
- Iron Man 3 has already passed the total international box office total for Captain America of $192M.
- Iron Man 3 has now passed the total international box office total for Iron Man of $267M.
- Iron Man 3 has now passed the total international box office total for Thor of $268M.
- Iron Man 3 will pass the total international box office total for Iron Man 2 tomorrow ($312M) on its 9th day of release.
United Kingdom $26.8M
Hong Kong $7.9M
Other markets $52.5M
Other new markets $1.1M
Overall total $307.7M
The film opened in China, Germany, South Africa and Thailand yesterday. Highlights include:
China - Iron Man 3 posted an estimated $21.5M for its opening day, representing the highest opening day in box office history and is more than The Avengers opening weekend ($18M Sat-Sun).
Thailand - Iron Man 3 opened on National Labor Day to post the highest opening day and single day in industry history there.
South Africa - Iron Man 3 posted the single biggest box office day of all-time.