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'Iron Man 3' bursts out of summer gate

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .

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Only “Marvel’s The Avengers” opened bigger but “Iron Man 3” (Robert Downey Jr., above) has nothing to apologize for, with an estimated $175.3 million North American debut. That’s the second biggest domestic opening of all time.

After 12 days of release, it’s earned $680.1 million globally, according to hollywood.com.

Here are the top movies for the week, with final numbers due Monday as always:

1. “Iron Man 3” -- $175,300,000.

2. “Pain & Gain” -- $7,600,000.

3. “42” -- $6,210,000.

4. “Oblivion” -- $5,796,700.

5. “The Croods” -- $4,225,000.

6. “The Big Wedding” -- $3,875,000.

7. “Mud” -- $2,200,000.

8. “Oz the Great and Powerful" -- $1,822,000.

9. “Scary Movie 5” -- $1,435,000.

10. “The Place Beyond the Pines” – $1,297,934. 

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