Iron Man is Pure Gold
Iron Man tops the weekend box office bringing in over $100 million dollars FOXNews.com reports.
The comic book story turned big screen hero helped jumpstart the cinema which has been recorded weak attendance all year.
Spring and summer are when most big name movies make their debut with all the Spider-man and X-men movies opening in May.
While passing the $100 million mark on opening weekend is a big achievement it is still less than last year’s comic book movie opening, Spider-man 3, which made over $150 million USA Today reports.
Spider-man 1 2 and 3 all had monster opening weekends but Spider-man 3's success dropped off quickly after the first weekend. Iron Man is expected to maintain its box office dominance for some time.