(CNN) -- “Iron Man 3” made $15.6 million on its midnight screenings in North America. That’s according to the box office tracking company Exhibitor Relations.
Earlier this week the movie’s star Robert Downey Junior rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the movie premiere.
Exhibitor Relations estimates Iron Man 3 will rake in $175 million this weekend.
Marvel Studios has already made $195 million internationally from its opening in 40 territories last weekend.
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