Paramount's "Iron Man" continued to hammer out box office gold in its second Friday of the summer season with $15.3 million, however, Fox-Regency's "What Happens in Vegas" trumped Warner Bros.' "Speed Racer" for second place.
Playing at 4,111 sites, "Iron Man's" second Friday reps the third best among Marvel's titles in May behind "Spider-Man's" $19.9 million in 2002 and "Spider-Man 3's" $17.2 million last year. Both pics respectively posted second weekend hauls of $71.4 million and $58.2 million. Through its first eight days, the domestic B.O. for "Iron Man" currently stands at $141.9 million.