Blockbuster Weekend for 'Iron Man 3,' Superhero's on Rise

Fans keep coming back for more as good vs. evil battles on the silver screen
1:55 | 05/05/13

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The world wants a hero a superhero. I've met back into theaters Prius but marvel studios distributed by our parent company Disney and -- ABC's David Wright reports tonight the formula. Just might be ironclad. Tony -- don't need stuff I got a great girl and occasionally sees the world's. -- -- -- has now accomplished what only the avengers all together have done before. Beating Harry -- last stand at the box office opening weekend. Never -- the critics the box office says it all. -- 175. Million domestic easily eclipsing other super heroes. That man the Dark Knight Spider-Man three. And the Hunger Games all respectable franchises. Can't touch Iron Man the movie was great action packed. Iron Man three is now officially the second best debut of all time bested only by the movie people called the ocean's eleven and spend it. The event. I think the avengers have written a new formula. Like the avengers the new Iron Man opened first overseas. As we discovered at a recent reporting trip to China Hollywood studios are cashing in on the enthusiasm of overseas audiences. Especially for big budget action news room. Because -- yeah. As of today the 3-D street with a Iron Man has already surpassed the worldwide total box office. -- Iron Man Iron Man two Thor and Captain America. Globally Iron Man three has already taken in more than half a billion dollars. That's -- police dark -- David Wright ABC news.

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