Iron Man 2 debuted to healthy grosses as it opened with $7.5 million from its midnight showings this morning, MTV News is reporting. After the amazing box office run of Iron Man, expectations are high for the follow up. Studio heads are predicting it could beat The Dark Knight’s opening weekend of $158 million, to make it the biggest opening of all time. At this point though, Iron Man 2 is trailing behind New Moon‘s midnight grosses of $26 million, although it played on 1,000 more screens.
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