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.

Robert Downey Jr. in 'Iron Man 2' (Marvel)

Robert Downey Jr. in 'Iron Man 2' (Marvel)

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.

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