Directed by Jon Favreau, Iron Man 2 starring Robert Downey Jr., hits theaters nationwide today. With the world now aware of his double life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) must resist pressure from the government and public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), and James “Rhodey” Rhodes (Don Cheadle) at his side, must forge new alliances while confronting the powerful enemies.
According to LA Times, “Iron Man 2 was never expected to rack up record-breaking grosses right away. Presales from online ticket sellers were not even among the all-time top 25, indicating a lack of eager fanboy interest to see the film immediately.Nonetheless, people who have seen prerelease surveys still expect the movie to gross roughly $150 million this weekend, which would be one of the biggest domestic launches ever. Moviegoers from every demographic have expressed very strong interest in the PG-13 picture. Overseas, the film has already collected $133 million through Wednesday from 53 foreign markets.”
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