Tony Stark's superpowers lifted blockbuster 'Iron Man 3' back to the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, beating out a strong debut over the weekend for lavish Jazz Age drama 'The Great Gatsby.'
Coming off a gigantic opening a week earlier, 'Iron Man 3' commanded $72.5 million in ticket sales from Friday through Sunday in its second weekend. 'Gatsby,' starring Leonardo DiCaprio as millionaire Jay Gatsby in the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald tale, earned a strong $51.1 million, according to studio estimates.
Domestic ticket sales for 'Iron Man 3' dropped 58 percent from a week earlier, when the film hauled in $174.1 million for the second-biggest movie opening of all time. The film from Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) Marvel Studios stars Robert Downey Jr. as Stark, a billionaire businessman with a superhero alter ego.
International sales for 'Iron Man 3' reached a massive $664 million through Sunday after adding $89 million from the weekend, Disney said. The film's worldwide take now stands at $949 million....more
11:10 AM, May 13, 2013
New Delhi: 'Ironman 3', which has Robert Downey Jr reprising his role of superhero industrialist Tony Stark from the first two films as well as last summer's 'The Avengers', got a 100 per cent opening for 3D and 80 per cent for 2D in India, an official Disney UTV spokesperson said. There were houseful openings in theatres in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore and Kolkata. Gaurav Verma, Director, India Theatrical Distribution,...
01:57 PM, Apr 26, 2013
Los Angeles: Billionaire genius Tony Stark had to learn to play well with others in 'The Avengers' after two 'Iron Man' films where he was the main attraction. So did Robert Downey Jr., though his path to superhero team player came without the fisticuffs and rivalries that Stark stumbles into with his fellow Avengers, who beat up on one another a bit before they figure out how to work as...
11:49 AM, Apr 26, 2012