Iron Man 3 has rocketed to the top of the Italian film charts, becoming the biggest April release ever.
The sequel raked in $11.3 million (£7 million) over the weekend (26-28Apr13) and also became the biggest release of 2013 so far in Italy.
The film opened on 862 screens throughout the country. The film, starring Robert Downey, Jr., will open in the U.S. on Friday (03May13).
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