Tony Star may have already been a billionaire, but now "Iron Man 3" has joined the club.

The Marvel threequel, starring Robert Downey Jr. in the title role, has officially earned over $1 billion at the worldwide box office in just 22 days.

Additionally, "Iron Man 3" crossed the $300 million mark at the domestic box office on Wednesday.

The Shane Black-directed film currently stands at No. 16 on the list of all-time grossing films, blasting past "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End" ($963 million), "Jurassic Park" ($967 million) and "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone" ($975 million).

James Cameron's "Avatar" is still tops, having earned a staggering $2.7 billion worldwide. Cameron's "Titanic' sits in the No. 2 spot, with $2.1 billion. Marvel's "The Avengers" -- also starring RDJ as Iron Man --  stands at No. 3, with $1.5 billion. 




Dave Lewis has been a Los Angeles-based entertainment writer and editor for nearly ten years. Originally hailing from Minneapolis, he moved to L.A. in 1996 to attend USC, before working for various periodicals and web sites including a lengthy stint at He joined the HitFix staff in 2011.