Iron Man 3 grabs $21.5m in China debut

2013-05-03 12:41
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Los Angeles - Iron Man has outgunned the entire Avengers crew in China.

According to distributor Disney, Robert Downey Jr's solo sequel Iron Man 3 had a record opening in China with $21.5m on Thursday.

That tops the $17m opening day for Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

It also beats the $18m haul that The Avengers took in over its first two days in China last year.

Since it began rolling out overseas last week, Iron Man 3 has climbed to $307.7m worldwide.

That's just a few million dollars shy of the international total Iron Man 2 pulled in over its entire run.

Iron Man 3 opened in SA theatres on 1 May, taking in over R4m on its opening day and smashing the previous record held by Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt 2.

The movie launches in US theatres with early screenings ahead of its release on Friday. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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