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Box Office: ‘Oz’ Great and Powerful with $80 Million Opening

Though the sky’s not the limit, the opening weekend gross for “Oz the Great and Powerful” is certainly over the rainbow. Disney’s fantasy prequel earned $24.1 million Friday, and is looking at a three-day take close to $80 million. This is great news for the Mouse after last weekend’s domestically disappointing “Jack the Giant Slayer”...


Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ Stands Tall Among New Releases

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Last week’s new releases did relatively well at the box office this weekend—they at least made it to the top spots on the charts, which is more than can be said for some of the groups of releases of previous weeks. Of the new releases, Jack the Giant Slayer fared the best at the theaters, making a sum of just over $28 million. Given its lukewarm reception, this is certainly a respectable showing.


Box Office Report: 'Jack the Giant Slayer' Wipes Out on Friday, May Not Hit $25 Million

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Hollywood is bracing for another down weekend as new entries "21 and Over" and "Last Exorcism Part II" also turn in soft performances, while independent thriller "Phantom" is looking at one of the worst openings of all time. read more


New in Theaters: ‘Jack the Giant Slayer,’ ’21 and Over,’ ‘The Last Exorcism Part II’

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Once again, we have a week offering an interesting variety of films—an epic reimagining of a classic tale, a raunchy, drunken comedy, and a horror film sequel. Opening today is another film putting a darker spin on an old tale—Jack the Giant Slayer. In this reimagined fable, an unwitting farm boy reignites an ancient war with a fearsome race of giants, and must fight to defend his kingdom from the eldritch threat.


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