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Strong ‘Gatsby’ debut can’t knock out ‘Iron Man 3’ from top

Leonardo DiCaprio plays Jay Gatsby in a scene from "The Great Gatsby," which debuted in second place at the box office over the weekend with $51 million.
Leonardo DiCaprio plays Jay Gatsby in a scene from "The Great Gatsby," which debuted in second place at the box office over the weekend with $51 million.
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Gatsby looks almost as great as a superhero at the weekend box office. Leonard DiCaprio’s “The Great Gatsby” partied like it was the Roaring ’20s with a $51.1 million debut that made it a surprisingly strong runner-up to comic-book blockbuster “Iron Man 3.” Studio estimates Sunday put “Gatsby” at No. 2 behind Robert Downey Jr.’s superhero sequel, which pulled in $72.5 million domestically to raise its total to $284.9 million after just 10 days in ...


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