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Box Office: March 8-10, 2013: OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

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Box Office March 8-10, 2013. Oz: The Great and Powerful premiered in the Number One spot at the box office over the weekend with $80.2 Million. Jack the Giant Slayer was Second with $10 Million. Identity Thief was Third with $6 Million for $116.5 Million so far. Dead Man Down premiered in Fourth Place with $5.3 Million. Snitch was Fifth with $5 Million. 21 and Over, Safe Haven, Silver Linings Playbook, Escape From Planet Earth, and The Last Exorcism Part II rounded out the top ten respectively.

Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American fantasy adventure film directed by Sam Raimi, produced by Joe Roth, and written by David Lindsay-Abaire and Mitchell Kapner. The film stars [James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, and Abigail Spencer,  Joey King, Zach Braff, Martin Klebba, Ted Raimi, Bill Cobbs, Tony Cox, Tim Holmes, Toni Wynne, Dennis Kleinsmith, and Ron Causey.]

Based on L. Frank Baum’s Oz novels, Oz the Great and Powerful serves as a spiritual prequel to Baum’s 1900 introductory novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and indirectly to the 1939 MGM film, The Wizard of Oz.

Dead Man Down is a neo-noir thriller crime film by Danish director Niels Arden Oplev, starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Dominic Cooper, and Terrence Howard; written by J.H. Wyman. This is Oplev’s first film since The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, also starring Rapace and scored by Jacob Groth.

Source: BoxofficemojoWikipedia

 

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