“Iron Man 3” Sets New Record in China
It’s no secret that expectations were high for the third installment of the “Iron Man” franchise, but ticket sales in China have far exceeded Marvel’s wildest hopes.
According to a report, “Iron Man 3” now holds the title of biggest opening day ever in China’s history thanks to $21.5 million in earnings.
Prior to Robert Downey Jr and his cronies, the honor belonged to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” with $17 million in opening day sales.
As for international revenues all over the world, “Iron Man 3” has nabbed $307.7 million so far, jumping ahead of “Captain America,” “Thor,” and the original “Iron Man” flick.