Mania Box Office Report: Iron Man 3 - World Numbers (Mania.com)

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Sunday, April 28, 2013
Source: Walt Disney

Maniacs, Pain and Gain won the weekend. Last week’s big Sci-Fi film, Oblivion, fell to the second spot. Pain and Gain taking the number one spot is great for Michael Bay. That news is insignificant compared to Iron Man 3. That’s right Maniacs, Iron Man 3, is already breaking world numbers and it has yet arrive in the US (or Russia, China and Germany). 


Here is Disney’s official press release: 


This weekend Marvel’s IRON MAN 3 began its record-breaking rollout in 42 international territories representing 79% of the international marketplace. The film has taken in an estimated $195.3M, surpassing the $185.1M international opening weekend take of Marvel's The Avengers. The film opens in the U.S. on May 3rd. 


Disney released these International Highlights:


Biggest opening weekend ever in: Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, PhilippinesMalaysia and Singapore
 
Biggest opening day ever in: Taiwan, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia
 
Biggest Marvel opening weekend in: Australia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Finland, Hungary, Romania, New Zealand, Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Philippines and Malaysia
 
#1 film in every market and is the biggest opening weekend  of all time in Asia Pacific and Latin America
 


Disney also released “Performance to Date” numbers on key territories:


UK

 

$21.5M

 

Korea

 

$19.2M

 

Australia

 

$18.4M

 

Mexico

 

$16.1M

 

France

 

$14.7M

 

Brazil

 

$12.3M

 

Italy

 

$11.2M

 

Taiwan

 

$8.4M

 

Philippines

 

$7.4M

 

Japan

 

$5.4M

 

India

 

$5.2M

 

Spain

 

$5.0M

 

HK

 

$4.9M

 

Malaysia

 

$4.6M

 

Indonesia

 

$4.5M

 

Other

 

$36.5M

 

 

Total

 

 

$195.3M

 



They also had the following details by key territories:


Australia          Biggest Disney and Marvel opening of all time
Brazil           
    2nd biggest opening weekend of all time
Mexico             3rd biggest opening weekend of all time
France            
2nd biggest Marvel opening behind (Spider Man 3)
Italy                 
Biggest April opening in industry history                  
UK                  
2nd biggest Marvel opening of all time behind The Avengers
India               
  2nd biggest all time opening, 44% above The Avengers
Japan              3rd biggest Marvel opening day

What are your thoughts on these numbers Maniacs? Did you get your ticket before they sold out? Do you have your Iron Man t-shirt and helmet ready for the premiere? In short, are you ready?



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