Iron Man 3 Posts 2nd Highest Opening Weekend Of All Time In The States. Rakes In $680m Globally In 12 Days.

Iron Man 3 IMAXWell the sun is shining on Tony Stark thats for sure with a gigantic $175.3m opening weekend in the U.S. Add to that the $505m the film has earned internationally in the 12 days since it releases and IRON MAN 3 is charging towards the billion dollar club.

It’s the 2nd highest opening weekend of all time in the United States behind last years AVENGERS ($207.4m) and beating out the likes of HARRY POTTER & THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 2 ($169.1m), THE DARK KNIGHT RISES ($160.8m) and THE DARK KNIGHT ($158.4m).

Not a bad way to kick off Phase 2 of the Marvel film series!