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'Iron Man 2' Puts Pedal To The Metal With $52.4M Opening Day

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    Robert Downey Jr. is packing a bigger box-office punch with his second "Iron Man" movie.

    Robert Downey Jr. is packing a bigger box-office punch with his second "Iron Man" movie.

    "Iron Man 2" took in $52.4 million domestically on its opening day Friday. That's nearly a 50 percent increase over the $35.2 million first day of the original "Iron Man" two years ago.

    That puts the Paramount release based on the Marvel Comics superhero on track for a debut weekend of $125 million to $135 million, which would make it the fifth-biggest opening weekend on the box-office charts.

    The first "Iron Man" movie had a $98.6 million debut weekend.

    "Iron Man 2" has taken in nearly $150 million overseas since it debuted in many international markets last week. Worldwide, the movie has climbed to a $200 million total.