Iron Man 2 is already piling up the cash at the box office! The Iron man sequel opened in more than 2,500 theaters at 12:01 AM on Friday and has earned an estimated $7.5 million just from fans willing to camp out for the film’s midnight premiere.
Iron Man 2 will play in over 4,000 theaters in the U.S. throughout the weekend and is expected to easily come out the big winner at the weekend box office with an estimated $140 million take at least. Hundreds of theaters across the country sold out for the movie’s midnight showing.
The opening of Iron Man 2 hasn’t quite managed to break any records yet, but so far the film is certainly making a strong showing at the box office. The film has already grossed over $133 million worldwide.