Iron Man 3 has has the second-highest domestic opening weekend in history.
Taking over $175 million across North America on it’s opening weekend, the Marvel sequel only trails The Avengers‘ $207.4 million. Since it’s opening last weekend around Europe, the movie has made a global total of $680.1 million. Just for comparison, The Avengers took $1.5 billion over it’s whole cinematic run.
And just to go a little further, the film also broke IMAX records, making over $40 million internationally in that format.