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Gordon Gekko’s greediness trumps the box office once again! Oliver Stone‘s sequel Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps raked in $19 million at the box office this weekend, marking Michael Douglas‘ biggest career box office win for his triumphant and critically-acclaimed return as the ruthless money-making mogul.

Michael’s return as Gekko, paired with young Hollywood stars Shia LaBeouf and Carey Mulligan, broaden the audience for the sequel, Moviefone reports, via PopEater.

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The $19 million box office debut is the largest in Michael’s career, however, taking inflation into consideration, his best would be Basic Instinct.

OK! GALLERY: WALL STREET 2 PREMIERE — THE STARS NEVER SLEEP

Even though Michael has the number one film right now in the country, he is keeping focus on what really matters — his beautiful family and kicking throat cancer.

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In other box office news, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole opened in second place with an estimated $16.3 million.

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Ben Affleck‘s The Town ranked in at No. 3 with $16 million, followed by Easy A with 10. 7 million.

Rounding out the top five: You Again — starring Betty White, Kristen Bell and Jamie Lee Curtis — didn’t even break $10 million, opening with $8.2 million.

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