Over the week, Disney/Marvel’s Iron Man 3 managed to break The Avengers’ record in Europe during its first week. The third installment in the Iron Man movie franchise managed to bring in over $195.2 million from 42 markets, beating 2012’s The Avengers, which had a $185.1 million opening week. In comparison, Iron Man 2 had a $100 million international opening in 2010.
Iron Man 3 also managed have the biggest opening weekend over Asia Pacific and Latin America, as well as Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore. It’s not all about box office take, as the movie is also garnering strong reviews and critical acclaim, so the ticket sales are no fluke. In case you’ve already seen the movie and still want more Iron Man stuff, you can check out the following featurette, which delves into the film’s technology: