With the best opening of 2013 so far, Oz followed the yellow brick road to $80 million at the box office. James Franco stars in this 3D fantasy adventure and is already rumored to be in talks for a sequel to this Wizard of Oz prequel.
Find out what topped the charts this weekend!
Disney is over the rainbow today with reports that thier 3D Oz movie made $80 million this weekend. The buzz in Hollywood is that a sequel to this prequel is in the works.
Jack the Giant Slayer
Though in second place, it’s a very, very distant second. Seems the giants were no match for the wicked witches of Oz, since Jack only brought in $10 million for a two-week total of $43 million.
This comedy starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy is still conning audiences five weeks after its release. It stole $6 million this weekend, bringing its total to $116 million.
Dead Man Down
This dark revenge film features Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace as two broken people lusting for payback from the men who ruined their lives. It earned $5 million seeking justice at the box office.
Ugh, teenagers — they seem to live for trouble. In this movie, Dwayne Johnson plays a dad who has to infiltrate a drug cartel to rescue his son. This Snitch earned $5 million for tattling.
21 and Over
All college kids love a good party, and turning 21 usually means getting crazy drunk. This hilarious cautionary tale puked up $5 million this weekend.
Still sparking at the box office, this Nicholas Sparks romance/mystery starring Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough fell in love with its audience for adding another $3.8 million to its $62 million total.
Silver Linings Playbook
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence play one kooky couple in this love story with a gold lining. The last of the Oscar films to hang around, it earned another $3.7 million this weekend.
Escape from Planet Earth
This reverse alien pic sends a UFO to Earth where a trip to a 7-11 becomes as strange as a jaunt to Uranus. It added over $3 million worth of asteroids to its bounty.
The Last Exorcism Part II
Who doesn’t love a good exorcism? The lovely Ashley Bell plays a gal with a devil inside in this freaky film that cast out another $3 million. Take that, demon!
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