(NEW YORK) — Iron Man 3 is a huge hit. The superhero movie took in an estimated $175 million in its opening weekend in the U-S.
That’s the second highest opening ever, behind last year’s The Avengers which also featured Iron Man. It also managed the ninth highest single-day gross of all time, raking in $68.312 million on Friday.
Iron Man 3 has earned more than 680 million dollars worldwide.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales, according to Hollywood.com:
1. Iron Man 3 $175.3M
2. Pain & Gain $7.6M
3. 42 $6.2M
4. Oblivion $5.8M
5. The Croods $4.2M
6. The Big Wedding $3.875M
7. Mud $2.2M
8. Oz the Great and Powerful $1.8M
9. Scary Movie 5 $1.4M
10. The Place Beyond the Pines $1.3M
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