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Iron Man 3 tops UK box office

Marvel movie also grossed an estimated $195.3 million worldwide, up on Avengers.
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Iron Man 3 has topped the UK Box Office in its opening weekend.

Disney's Marvel movie made £13.5m last weekend, including £2.3 million from previews, reports Screen Daily.

That's the second biggest Marvel opening in the UK, behind last year's hit Avengers Assemble, which generated £15.8m in its opening weekend and eventually £51.9 million overall.

Iron Man 3 also took an estimated £125.8 million ($195.3 million) worldwide, reports Digital Spy.

The superhero movie broke opening weekend records in Argentina, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore.

Comparatively, The Avengers took £119.2 million ($185.1 million) during its international opening weekend last summer.

And Iron Man 3 isn't even out in the States yet. It arrives in US cinemas this week (Friday, May 3rd).

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