Domestic gross falls short of original, while the foreign circuit favored the sequel
“Iron Man 2” is wrapping up its box office run behind the original “Iron Man,” the Los Angeles Times reports.
Marvel’s sequel dropped out of the box office top 10 this weekend, its eighth in theaters, and has grossed a total of $307 million in the U.S. and Canada. The first “Iron Man” left the box office top 10 on its ninth weekend with a total of $309 million.
“Iron Man 2” is now almost certain to end up with a final domestic gross lower than the original “Iron Man’s” $318.4 million. Things are different overseas: The sequel's international tally is $303 million, higher than the original “Iron Man's” $267 million.
Read more at the Los Angeles Times.