LOS ANGELES -- Iron Man 3 is the heavy-lifter at theaters with a colossal overseas debut that overshadows a sleepy presummer weekend at the domestic box office. The superhero sequel starring Robert Downey Jr. got a head-start on its domestic launch next Friday with a $195.3 million opening in 42 overseas markets. ...
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The superhero pic -- returning Robert Downey Jr. in the role of Tony Stark -- officially kicks off the 2013 box office.
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The first tentpole of summer 2013 debuted at the international box office a week ahead of its May 3 North American debut.
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UPDATED: The first tentpole of summer 2013 rolled out at the international box office a week ahead of its May 3 North American debut.
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Paramount's aggressive campaign to improve the standing of the iconic sci-fi franchise overseas is paying off so far.
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The big-budget tentpole will have to do especially big business overseas in order to recoup its hefty price tag; overall box office revenues plummet 35 percent as "21 and Over" and "Last Exorcism Part II" also underwhelm.
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Overseas, "Fast & Furious 6" scores the top opening day ever for Universal in the U.K. and Ireland; "The Great Gatsby" also starts rolling out overseas.
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Universal's sci-fi pic -- on track for a $35 million opening -- leads despite theater closures from the lockdown of Boston during the manhunt; the city makes up roughly 2 percent of the overall box office.
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The Jackie Robinson tale "42" took in $27.3 million to claim the weekend box-office championship domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday. The film has yet to open overseas, where the sport is a harder sell. But Cruise knocked it out of the park with a $61.1 million international launch in 52 countries for his sci-fi thriller "Oblivion."
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