“Oz” Tops Box Office For Second Week

NEW YORK (March 17, 2013)--Walt Disney's 3-D blockbuster “Oz the Great and Powerful” led all films for the second week in a row, taking in $42.2 million according to studio estimates released Sunday.

Sam Raimi's prequel to the L. Frank Baum classic "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" also took in $46.6 million overseas, leading to a two-week worldwide total of $281.8 million, which makes "Oz" easily the biggest hit of 2013 so far.

Among the weekend's debuts, the Halle Berry thriller "The Call" far exceeded expectations with a $17.1 million opening for Sony.

The Steve Carell magician comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" didn’t fare as well, opening with $10.3 million for Warner Bros.


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