Two weekends in U.S. release; two weekend knockouts for ol' Shellhead!
"Iron Man 2" bettered all of its competitors this weekend by taking in $52 million. That's a total domestic take of over $211 million so far!
Additionally, the film has earned another $245 million internationally ($31 million this weekend) for a worldwide total of over $456 million!
We here at Marvel thank everyone who has already seen the film! For those of you who haven't, what are you waiting for?! Ask your friends. They'll surely tell you what we're going to tell you right now, it's AWESOME!
Believe us when we say, this is one you're going to want to see on the big screen!
Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as billionaire industrialist Tony Stark, aka the super hero Iron Man in this sequel to the 2008 blockbuster. RDJ, Paltrow, Cheadle and Rockwell are joined by Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Mickey Rourke as Whiplash. Jon Favreau once again takes up the directorial reins for Marvel's armored avenger.
"Iron Man 2" is one of a continuing slate of films being produced by Marvel Studios based on the Marvel characters, including "Thor" on May 6, 2011, "The First Avenger: Captain America" on July 22, 2011 and "Marvel Studios' The Avengers" on May 4, 2012.
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Find out when the movie opens in YOUR country with the official "Iron Man 2" international release schedule!
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