'The Great Gatsby' has strong debut at box office, but falls behind 'Iron Man 3'

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES

Leonard DiCaprio's "The Great Gatsby" partied like it was the Roaring '20s, ending up in second place with more than $51 million.

Robert Downey Jr.'s superhero sequel pulled in $72.5 million domestically to raise its total to $284.9 million after just 10 days in U.S. theaters.

In third place was "Pain and Gain," which raked in another $5 million. "Peeples" and "42" rounded out the top five.

The top 10 films of the weekend were:

1. "Iron Man 3," $72.5 million ($89.3 million international).
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 ($11.7 million international).
7. "The Croods," $3.6 million ($17.3 million international).
8. "The Big Wedding," $2.5 million ($2 million international).
9. "Mud," $2.4 million.
10. "Oz the Great and Powerful," $802,000.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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