‘Iron Man 3’ Reaches $36.5 Million Overseas

“Iron Man 3” (Disney)

Pic will now open May 1 in China

Iron Man 3” is taking care of business at the international box office.

Disney/Marvel’s 3D superhero has cumed a robust $36.5 million through Thursday from 27 territories, including $8.1 million in Australia and $4.7 mil in France.

The Robert Downey Jr.-starrer also generated $3 million in Korea, surpassing “The Avengers” as the region’s biggest Thursday opening for Marvel.

Thursday’s tallies represent 49% of the international market. Pic, which opened in 12 foreign locations Wednesday, rolls out to 46 markets Friday.

According to Disney, Marvel’s flagship pic also bumped up its China release from May 3 to May 1. Having shot a number of scenes in China, “Iron Man 3” received a special Chinese edit in order to facilitate the tentpole’s release in the country.

Iron Man 3,” produced by Kevin Feige, opens Stateside May 3.

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  1. Wow! I thought Ironman series was done after the Avengers-
    They had(for someone without any knowledge of the comics)
    nothing more to give…but here they are-back with a BANG(you’ll see)
    The 3D is awesome-never seen anything like it before. If anyone thought that with Shane Black behind the scene-a lot has changed…with all due respects-Hell Yes! Only for the best.
    The movie dives into the past in the very beginning and resurfaces with past Devils. Most dramatic in the whole series, the movie one-ups itself with nerve shattering realistic 3D that has you cringing against
    your seats.

    The action is a bit on the side of unbelievable-as is the case
    with every Sci-fi-action…but don’t worry, the science has it
    covered.
    In all- Iron Man 3(3D) is a must watch for anyone with a taste
    for action(…I hope most of us)-You don’t wanna miss this!

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