'Iron Man 3' Global Opening Hits $195M -- Bigger Than 'Avengers'

Michael Bay's bad-boy bodybuilder tale "Pain & Gain" captured the domestic box office this weekend, but "Iron Man 3" stole the show with a staggering $195 million international debut that sets the stage for a monster U.S. opening next weekend.

"Iron Man 3" delivered a bigger first overseas weekend than "The Avengers," another Disney-Marvel superhero saga. That film, which also featured Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark character, debuted to $185 million internationally last summer.



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