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Weekend Box Office: 'Iron Man' is Greater than 'Gatsby'

Warner Bros. Pictures(NEW YORK) -- The top two movies this weekend were both about fabulously wealthy people, and their weekend grosses were fittingly high.

The Great Gatsby opened stronger than expected, pulling in $51.1 million dollars for second place, but Iron Man 3 remained in first with $72.2 million.

Iron Man 3 is closing in on $1 billion worldwide.

The other notable opening, Tyler Perry Presents: Peeples, bombed. The comedy opened in fourth place with a paltry $4.85 million gross.

Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales, according to Hollywood.com:

01     Iron Man 3 $72.5M

02     The Great Gatsby $51.1M

03     Pain & Gain $5.0M

04     Tyler Perry Presents: Peeples $4.85M

05     42 $4.65M

06     Oblivion $3.864M

07     The Croods $3.6M

08     The Big Wedding $2.5M

09     Mud $2.4M

10     Oz the Great and Powerful $802k

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