The Great Gatsby Loses to Iron Man 3 at Weekend Box Office

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Iron Man 3 is an unstoppable force.

Despite the second big Summer Movie of the year premiering on Friday, Iron Man 3 stayed in first place in the weekend box office, earning $72.47 million for a two-week total of $284.9.

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The Great Gatsby, whose release date was moved from Christmas to May in order to capitalize on the Summer movie season, had a sub-par opening in Iron Man's shadow.

The film took in $51.1 million in its first weekend.

Read our Iron Man 3 review and our The Great Gatsby review, then hit the jump for the full Box Office Report.

Box office top 10:

1. Iron Man 3, $72.5 million
2. The Great Gatsby, $51.1 million
3. Pain and Gain, $5 million
4. Peeples, $4.9 million
5. 42, $4.7 million
6. Oblivion, $3.9 million
7. The Croods, $3.6 million
8. The Big Wedding, $2.5 million
9. Mud, $2.3 million
10. Oz the Great and Powerful, $.8 million

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