Directed by Jon Favreau. [75] Filming lasted 71 days, and the film's production officially wrapped on July 18, 2009. This is a record opening for a 2D title. Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Iron Man. As long as it is a hit on the home market, that will be enough to show a profit eventually, particularly if you take into account increased DVD sales for the TV series it is based on. While three of the top five films were unable to match Thursday's predictions, none were off by a significant degree. [52][53], Jon Favreau said it was originally his intent to create a film trilogy for Iron Man,[54] with Obadiah Stane (Jeff Bridges) becoming Iron Monger during the sequels. Year-to-date, 2010 is still ahead of 2009 at $3.85 billion to $3.62 billion. on DVD. All combined, the box office brought in $139 million, which was down 22% compared to last week. [6] IMAX Corporation reported grosses of $2.25 million. And exactly three days after that, we could have a new domestic box-office record. Fury explains that Vanko's father and Stark invented the arc reactor together, but when Anton tried to sell it, Stark had him deported. [90] They crafted gadgets, such as Tony Stark's transparent LG smartphone,[91] and created the backdrops for the Stark Expo as well as the computer screen interfaces on the touch-screen coffee table and the holographic lab environment. theaters, 6.2 weeks average run per theater. Iron Man 2 (2010). [93], The film score was released commercially as Iron Man 2: Original Motion Picture Score on July 20, 2010, featuring 25 tracks. [100] Prior to the film release, Marvel Comics released a four issue miniseries comic book titled Iron Man vs Whiplash, which introduced the film's version of Whiplash into the Marvel Universe. He is reluctant to divulge the secrets of his armored suit, fearing the information will fall into the wrong hands. It feels a week late because May 1st fell on a Saturday. With another $210 million internationally, the movie is well on its way to topping Iron Man's $582 million worldwide tally. We'd usually put in some arm pieces, but not the whole arm. So now let’s see how those domestic box office … Unfortunately, that screener is late and I won't be able to review it. "[68], In January 2009, Rourke and Rockwell entered negotiations to play a pair of villains. More... Iron Man 2 suffered steep declines in most international markets, but it was still the only major player out there and finished on top of the chart with ease. [147] Downey, Paltrow, Cheadle, and Favreau reprised their roles, while Ben Kingsley[148] played Trevor Slattery,[149] Guy Pearce played Aldrich Killian,[150] and Rebecca Hall[151] played Maya Hansen. [60] In July 2008, after several months of negotiating, Favreau officially signed on to direct. In the early months of 2009, Rourke (Vanko), Rockwell, and Johansson filled out the supporting cast. Directed by Jon Favreau. Iron Man was also the number one film in the U.S. and Canada in its second weekend, grossing $51.2 million, giving it the twelfth-best second weekend and the fifth-best for a non-sequel. Although not included on the soundtrack album the film includes songs by The Average White Band, The Clash, Queen, Daft Punk, 2Pac and Beastie Boys. While this is impressive, its per theater average has become very weak and the competition is heating up. In fact, that new number one dominated in a surprising way and none of the other new releases managed to make much of an impact at the box office. Stark and Rhodes receive medals for their heroism. [83], A massive green screen was constructed at the Sepulveda Dam to film a portion of the Stark Expo exterior, with the rest either shot at an area high school or added digitally. An Iron Man 2 video game was released by Sega on May 4, 2010 in North America,[105] written by The Invincible Iron Man scribe Matt Fraction. This was retroactively made as the introduction of a young Peter Parker to the MCU, as confirmed in June 2017 by eventual Spider-Man actor Tom Holland, Feige and Spider-Man: Homecoming director Jon Watts. However, one of those, Sex and the City 2, did take top spot with 989,000 units and $16.81 million during its opening week. [64][85] The film underwent reshoots in February. ), casting and more!!! Not only does Iron Man 2 start off summer, it's the target film in this week's box office prediction contest. I don't know. Meanwhile, Russian scientist Ivan Vanko uses his own version of the technology to pursue a vendetta against the Stark family. Her deal included options for multiple films, including potentially The Avengers. As long as the overall box office is healthy, we should be fine. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! As Favreau and Theroux chose to reduce the role, Marvel came to Howard to discuss lowering his salary—Howard was the first actor hired in Iron Man and was paid the largest salary. Vanko explains his intention was to prove to the world that Iron Man is not invincible. Domestic Box Office: $312 million. He mentioned that S.H.I.E.L.D. [99], Author Alexander C. Irvine adapted the script into a novel, also titled Iron Man 2, that was released in April 2010. The market share is converted into a weekly sales estimate based on industry reports on the overall size of the market, including reports published in Media Play News. Superheroes Ranked by Their Box Office Success. IRON MAN 2! To continue the legacy of his father Howard, he reinstitutes the Stark Expo in New York City's Flushing Meadows–Corona Park. [58], Immediately following Iron Man's release, Marvel Studios announced that they were developing a sequel, with an intended release date of April 30, 2010. "[135], After the release of Iron Man 2, Walt Disney Studios agreed to pay Paramount at least $115 million for the worldwide distribution rights to Iron Man 3 and The Avengers. More... New releases walked away with the top two spots on this week's DVD sales chart, as well as four of the top six, and six of the top 30. [115] It was the seventh-highest-grossing film of 2010 internationally, behind Toy Story 3, Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Inception, Shrek Forever After, and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. This week's round of new casting information contains updates for The Avengers, Iron Man 2, Push, and more! Figures will therefore fluctuate each week, and totals for individual titles can go up or down as we update our estimates. Another section featured an online application. In the house fight sequence, where Robert Downey Jr. staggers around tipsy, we used some of the practical suit and extended it digitally. Iron Man: $12,488,780,772 (10 Films) 2. But their combined strength will hopefully give 2010 a boost at the box office. Iron Man 2 earned $312.4 million in the United States and Canada, as well as $311.5 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $623.9 million. 1. It will top this figure, perhaps as early as this time next week, while its worldwide total of $582 million will fall before too long. Java Man Reviews "Iron Man 2" Originally appeared in LakewoodBuzz.com May, 2010. [73] Later that same day, Scarlett Johansson signed on to play the Black Widow. The movie currently has forty-one fans on our site. Since there are only three films that you could call counter programming, this could be a problem. Following the critical and commercial success of Iron Man in May 2008, Marvel Studios announced and immediately set to work on producing a sequel. It had the biggest opening of the year in Germany with $5.90 million on 736 screens over the weekend for a total of $7.72 million. and Hershey. ", "Marvel to Film Next Four Films at Raleigh Studios", "Terrence Howard Talks Tunes, Family, Science", "Terrence Howard Accuses Robert Downey Jr. of 'Iron Man' Sabotage", "Nick Fury no more? The website's critical consensus reads, "It isn't quite the breath of fresh air that Iron Man was, but this sequel comes close with solid performances and an action-packed plot. Nick Fury, director of S.H.I.E.L.D., approaches Stark, revealing that "Rushman" is Agent Natasha Romanoff and that Howard Stark was a S.H.I.E.L.D. After Kites opened respectively well, it quickly collapsed. The film's biggest opening came in the U.K., where it made $8.93 million on 530 screens, 24% more than the original's opening. The Soviets sent Anton to the Gulag. A new trailer was shown by Robert Downey Jr. on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Promises aren't kept, and good faith negotiations aren't always held up. "[56] Favreau also discussed in interviews how the films' version of Mandarin "allows us to incorporate the whole pantheon of villains". Friday Box Office: ROBIN HOOD Challenges IRON MAN 2 for the Weekend Crown After a stellar opening day of $51.2 million last Friday, Iron Man 2 fell a steep 71% to gross $15 million a week later. After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. Janek Sirrs was the film's visual effects supervisor,[87] and Industrial Light & Magic, again, did the majority of the effects, as it did on the first film. Iron Man 2 premiered at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, California on April 26, 2010,[113] and was released in 6,764 theaters (48 IMAX) across 54 countries between April 28 and May 7,[6][114][115] before going into general release in the United States on May 7, 2010. I don't think either film will match that, especially over three days. In particular, we adjust weekly sales figures for the quarter once the total market estimates are published by the Digital Entertainment Group. More... May is over, and not a moment too soon. Art! [57], During development, Favreau said the film would explore Stark's alcoholism, but it would not be "the 'Demon in a Bottle' version". Their projected $133.6 million would make the movie the fifth-biggest opener of all time, and cements Iron Man's place among the industry's mega-franchises, alongside Batman, Spider-Man, Pirates of the Caribbean, Twilight and Harry Potter. [41] Paul Bettany again voices Stark's computer, J.A.R.V.I.S. In 2008 when Iron Man dropped, the average price of a U.S. movie ticket stood at $7.18—today, it’s jumped to $9.37. [96] It was confirmed that the first theatrical trailer would premiere in front of Sherlock Holmes (another Robert Downey Jr. film). [116] The international release date of the film was moved forward to increase interest ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup association football tournament. While any increase is welcome, this it hardly a reason to celebrate. There were seven new releases to chart this week, including the new number one. [69] A few days later, Rockwell confirmed he would take the role, and that his character would be Justin Hammer. [133] Frank Lovece of Film Journal International, a one-time Marvel Comics writer, said that, "In a refreshing and unexpected turn, the sequel to Iron Man doesn't find a changed man. ", "Elon Musk, Larry Ellison Appear in Iron Man 2", "Tom Holland Confirms Popular Fan Theory: Spider-Man Was In 'Iron Man 2, "Quint visits the IRON MAN production offices! The consumer spending estimate is based on the average sales price for the title in the retailers we survey. [15] On being replaced, Howard stated, "There was no explanation, apparently the contracts that we write and sign aren't worth the paper that they're printed on sometimes. It's summertime! More... Like many retail businesses, the home market does most of its sales in the last quarter of the year. Spider-Man: $12,353,572,301 (11 Films) 3. For more information, please contact us at research@the-numbers.com. More... Just like they did in the overall box office, Iron Man 2 and Robin Hood top the per theater chart, finishing in the same order. Stark competes in the Monaco Historic Grand Prix, where he is attacked in the middle of the race by Vanko, wielding electrified whips. Full financial estimates for this film, including domestic and international box office, video sales, video rentals, TV and ancillary revenue Even Memorial Day long weekend wasn't enough as the total box office take was $152 million over three days and $193 million over four. Granted, we are only three weeks in, but so far we have had two films that came short of high expectations and another that was expected to struggle at the box office and did. The sequel grossed over $623.9 million at the worldwide box office, making it the seventh-highest-grossing film of 2010. [81] Permission to film in Monaco prior to the 2009 Monaco Grand Prix had initially been awarded, but was later retracted by Bernie Ecclestone. Six months later,[N 2] Stark is a superstar and uses his Iron Man suit for peaceful means, resisting government pressure to sell his designs. The real question is how well May 2010 will compare to last year, when we had six $100 million movies including two that reached $200 million. Samuel L. Jackson says 'Maybe I won't be Nick Fury, "Another 'Iron Man 2' Deal: Scarlett Johannson To Replace Emily Blunt As Black Widow For Lousy Lowball Money", "Armor Wars: Cinematographer Matthew Libatique, ASC and director Jon Favreau shoot to thrill with the action-packed Iron Man 2", "Iron Man 2 Filming at the Pasadena Masonic Temple? This week another number of upcoming movies, new stars and directors have been added to our archive! In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Iron Man 2. If it can, it will go a long way towards helping 2010 keep pace with last year. The overall box office this past weekend was adequate. Growing increasingly reckless and despondent about his impending death, and choosing not to tell anyone about his condition, Stark appoints his personal assistant Pepper Potts as CEO of Stark Industries, and hires Stark employee Natalie Rushman to replace her as his personal assistant. Together, Stark and Rhodes defeat Vanko and his drones. [59] Shane Black gave some advice on the script, and suggested to Favreau and Downey that they model Stark on J. Robert Oppenheimer, who became depressed with being "the destroyer of worlds" after working on the Manhattan Project. The film's biggest individual market so far is still the U.K. where it has made $25.80 million, including $2.30 million on 491 screens this past weekend. Stark dons his armor and defeats Vanko, but the suit is severely damaged. [51] Favreau's son Max appears as a child wearing an Iron Man mask whom Stark saves from a drone. This week it opened in China and India, two countries that rarely release box office numbers in a timely fashion. This left How to Train Your Dragon on top with an easy win at 1.42 million units for the week. This week's round of new movie release information contains release dates for The Spirit, Iron Man 2, The Avengers and more! Filming took place from April to July 2009, mostly in California like the first film except for a key sequence in Monaco. New openings this past weekend include France, where it made $3.05 million on 621 screens. More... For the third weekend in a row, Robin Hood remained in fourth place. Leading the way, as it has so often this year, was The King's Speech, with 12 nominations, including six in seven of the most prestigious categories (Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, and the four acting categories). Iron Man 2 posted a respectable 59% drop from its opening weekend to earn $53 … [79] The Historic Grand Prix of Monaco action sequence was shot in the parking lot of Downey Studios, with sets constructed in May[80] and filming lasting through June. Unlike Batman or Spiderman, Stark has to deal with things like Senate hearings, … We refine our estimates from week to week as more data becomes available. ", "Jon Favreau Explains Olivia Munn's Changing Role In 'Iron Man 2, "The Hidden Superhero Origins of Your New 'Fantastic Four' Cast", "CNN's Christiane Amanpour plays a TV journalist in 'Iron Man 2': Seriously? That film was Iron Man 2, which earned $100.2 million on 6,764 screens in 53 markets. [78] The bulk of the production took place at Raleigh Studios,[75] though other locations were also used. In Russia, the media covers Tony Stark's disclosure of his identity as Iron Man. [55] Favreau concurred, deciding, "I look at Mandarin more like how in Star Wars you had the Emperor, but Darth Vader is the guy you want to see fight. More... Rajneeti was the second Indian film within a few weeks to open strong on the global scene. [127], The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported a 72% approval rating with an average score of 6.50/10, based on 301 reviews. Since this summer is a weekend shorter than most and this missing weekend was at the beginning of May, this was never going to happen. [40] Favreau stated that Shandling's character was named after radio personality Howard Stern. Opening weekend: $128 million. [24] Paul Bettany confirmed that he would be returning to voice J.A.R.V.I.S. [124] IMAX contributed $9.8 million, which was the highest opening weekend for a 2D IMAX film, surpassing Star Trek's previous record of $8.5 million. This week's round of new casting information contains updates for Paper Man, Sherlock Holmes, Kung Fu Panda 2, and more! Year-to-date, 2010 is still ahead of 2009, but the lead has been cut to 4.7% at $4.30 billion to $4.10 billion. But even if it does, it will likely have to settle for second place. Impressed by Vanko's performance, Stark's rival, Justin Hammer, fakes Vanko's death while breaking him out of prison and asks him to build a line of armored suits to upstage Stark. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Paramount Pictures,[N 1] it is the sequel to Iron Man (2008) and the third film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). [88], ILM created 527 shots for the film, using programs such as Maya. I'm starting to get a little concerned about summer. Perhaps you’ve heard of it? For that matter, most think it will easily top Iron Man's opening weekend and perhaps even break records. [67] Theroux denied the part of the report which claimed the size of the role had fluctuated. That is below expectations, but still excellent. Exactly one month from Wednesday, Tony Stark, Pepper Potts and the other personalities of "Iron Man" will return to make witty mayhem in the superhero sequel. Despite box office for past comic book adaptations falling in line with how well known the characters were in advance, the first Iron Man movie soared beyond all … Iron Man 2 posted a respectable 59% drop from its opening weekend to earn $53 million, and take its domestic box office total to $212 million. In Iron Man 2", "First look: Mickey Rourke suits up as Whiplash for 'Iron Man 2, "Iron Man 2 star Mickey Rourke: I made some really bad mistakes and I blame only myself", "Mickey Rourke wrestled with Russian role for 'Iron Man 2, "EXCLUSIVE: Sam Jackson Says Nick Fury Won't See Action In 'Iron Man 2, "Just got out of a pre-call marketing meeting discussing Comicon. For example, if our weekly retail survey estimates that a particular title sold 1% of all units that week, and the industry reports sales of 1,500,000 units in total, we will estimate 15,000 units were sold of that title. Jackson claimed that "There was a huge kind of negotiation that broke down. But in the rest of the film, we used the CG suit entirely. This is weaker than its predecessor opened with, but in line with expectations, more or less. Not enough to keep pace with inflation. Then you work your way to the time when lightning bolts are shooting out of the fingers and all that stuff could happen. Same thing in the Randy's Donuts scene. [5][123], Iron Man 2 earned $51 million on its opening day in the United States and Canada (including $7.5 million from Thursday previews),[124] for a total weekend gross of $128 million, which was the fifth-highest opening weekend ever, at the time, behind The Dark Knight, Spider-Man 3, The Twilight Saga: New Moon and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. It's the first long weekend of the summer; at least it is up here in Canada. This was 23% higher than the original managed. Iron Man 2 premiered at the El Capitan Theatre on April 26, 2010, and was released in the United States on May 7, as part of Phase One of the MCU. [152], 2010 superhero film produced by Marvel Studios, Downey, Johansson and Rockwell promoting the film at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International, "This is one of the richest men in the world, so we can't buy our practicals from Home Depot. Snow described the process of digitally creating the suits: On the first Iron Man, we tried to use the Legacy [Studios, Stan Winston's effects company] and Stan Winston suits as much as we could. The movie has no competition at the box office. More... Avatar has now become the highest grossing DMR film of all time with a total of $91 million on IMAX screens worldwide. Internationally, it earned third place with $11.01 million on 925 screens in 16 markets, which is an excellent start for this type of film. However, now that the month is over, we can see just how unrealistic those predictions were. [42] Olivia Munn originally appeared as an unnamed character who was subsequently cut from the film. [57] While promoting the first film, Downey stated that Stark would probably develop a drinking problem as he is unable to cope with his age, the effects of revealing he is Iron Man, and Pepper getting a boyfriend. Year-to-date, 2010 has amassed $4.04 billion, which is 4.8% higher than last year, but the boom in 3D films and the higher ticket prices that go with it means that attendance is down 1.7%. "Iron Man 2" with Robert Downey, Jr., beat the debut of "Robin Hood" starring Russell Crowe at the weekend box office. On set getting ready to shoot as Happy", "Clark Gregg and Kate Mara Sign on for IRON MAN 2", "Leslie Bibb: 'It's So Delicious Being Evil in $50,000 Worth Of Couture", "Robert Downey Jr. reveals megawatt cast of Iron Man 2, and Iron Man 3 is on", "Garry Shandling finds heroic acting inspiration in 'Iron Man 2, "Paul Bettany returns for Iron Man 2. Gained 20 Pounds of Muscle for Iron Man 2", "Temecula: 6-year-old plays young Tony Stark in 'Iron Man 2, "This week's cover: 'Iron Man 2' with exclusive photos! You just can't do it. [74] In April, Garry Shandling,[40] Clark Gregg,[37] and Kate Mara[37] joined the cast. James Cameron's AVATAR! In its place, Iron Man 2 has substituted noise, confusion, multiple villains, irrelevant stunts and misguided story lines. [75] For the conclusion of that climactic scene, which the crew dubbed the "Japanese Garden" scene, a set was built inside Sony Studios in Los Angeles. Thanks to the May Day celebration, it began this past weekend in many international markets. However, the latter topped the former in terms of consumer spending at $22.15 million to $20.80 million. The winners of our As Big As They Get contest were determined and they are... There's not even competition when compared to last year, as practically everyone thinks it will open with much more than Star Trek. Ivan Vanko, whose father, Anton Vanko, a former Stark Industries employee, has just died, sees this and begins building a miniature arc reactor similar to Stark's. More... Pixar releases its eleventh feature-length film this weekend. In July, Theroux was hired to write the script and Favreau was signed to return as director. Our DVD and Blu-ray sales estimates are based on weekly retail surveys, which we use to build a weekly market share estimate for each title we are tracking. Directed by Jon Favreau and written by Justin Theroux, the film stars Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man alongside Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke, and Samuel L. Jackson. ", "Lying in the Gutters Volume 2 Column 156", "Iron Man: Favreau on films, fans, and Fin Fang Foom", "Live chat with Jon Favreau today at 11am Pacific Time", "So What Was All The Fuss About? "[134], Conversely, Kirk Honeycutt of The Hollywood Reporter stated, "Everything fun and terrific about Iron Man, a mere two years ago, has vanished with its sequel. [82] Also in June, it was reported that John Slattery had joined the film's cast as Howard Stark. "Iron Man 2" was untouchable at this weekend's box office, though. Hammer soon gets arrested for breaking Vanko out of prison while Romanoff and Stark's bodyguard Happy Hogan go after Vanko at Hammer's factory. South Korea is right behind with $2.11 million on 600 screens over the weekend and $25.27 million after two. Again, this was expected. 2 … Vanko commits suicide by blowing up his suit, along with the defeated drones. More... Iron Man 2 started its international run a week ahead of its domestic run and among its many impressive results was a record-breaking debut on IMAX. [34] Downey and Rourke discussed his part during a roundtable discussion with David Ansen at the 2009 Golden Globes, and Rourke met with Favreau and Theroux to discuss the role. But it was far from the only multi-nominated film on the list. In fact, it increased its lead slightly to 6.5% at $3.66 billion to $3.44 billion. [50] Further cameos include Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and Oracle Corporation CEO Larry Ellison. More... During the past week, the IMAX corporation released further details on Avatar's IMAX run. It received an Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects. With the weakness shown last weekend by Shrek Forever After, the industry is looking forward with a bit of trepidation. The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits. Iron Man 2 posted a respectable 59% drop from its opening weekend to earn $53 million, and take its domestic box office total to $212 million. [119] The film was also collected in a 10-disc box set titled "Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One – Avengers Assembled" which includes all of the Phase One films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle. April started off okay, but ended with a thud. IMAX! However, this film is already well on its way to profitability and hopefully it will show much better legs. [61] That same month, Justin Theroux signed to write the script, which would be based on a story written by Favreau and Downey. [97] Promotional partners included Symantec, Dr Pepper, Burger King, 7 Eleven, Audi, LG Electronics[98] Despicable Me led the way with 3.75 million units sold and $62.70 million. Adam Goldstein appears as himself and the film is dedicated to his memory. Agent Phil Coulson[37] and reporter Christine Everhart,[38] respectively. It added $13.90 million on 8739 screens in 55 markets for a total of $269.30 million internationally, which is just ahead of the total earned by Iron Man. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy. The publication stated they were unsure whether Howard's representatives left the project first or if Marvel chose to stop negotiating. The second weekend in May tends to be weak at the box office; for instance, it was the second weekend of May that saw the release of Speed Racer and Poseidon, just to name two recent examples. This time last year saw the debut of two box office hits and we only have Shrek Forever After this time around. Scenes were filmed at Edwards Air Force Base from May 11 through May 13. When he learns that Vanko is still alive, he places the new element in his arc reactor and ends his palladium dependency. [125], Iron Man 2 launched in six European markets with number-one openings on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, for a total $2.2 million. [108] The game's Comic-Con trailer showed that the Crimson Dynamo was set to appear as a villain. Look for sharp declines in the film's screen count over the next few weeks. Downey, Paltrow, and Jackson were set to reprise their roles from Iron Man, while Cheadle was brought in to replace Terrence Howard in the role of James Rhodes. More... Iron Man 2 posted an impressive, but not spectacular, opening day on Friday, according to our Saturday morning estimate. 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