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NEW YORK (AP) - “Oz the Great and Powerful” continued to live up to its name, leading the weekend box office for the second week with $46.6 million.
The Halle Berry thriller “The Call” opened well above expectations, taking in $17.1 million in its debut.
The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:
1. “Oz the Great and Powerful,” Walt Disney, $41,252,702, 3912 locations, $10,545 average, $144,056,326, two weeks.
2. “The Call,” Sony, $17,118,745, 2507 locations, $6,828 average, $17,118,745, one week.
3. “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” Warner Bros. $10,177,257, 3160 locations, $3,221 average, $10,177,257, one week.
4. “Jack the Giant Slayer,” Warner Bros., $6,314,262, 3357 locations, $1,881 average, three weeks.
5. “Identity Thief,” Universal, $4,419,310, 2842 locations, $1,555 average, $123,606,175, six weeks.
6. “Snitch,” Lionsgate, $3,504,618, 2353 locations, $1,489 average, $37,261,895, four weeks.
7. “21 and Over,” Relativity Media, $2,669,967, 2424 locations,$1,101 average, $21,918,740, three weeks.
8. “Silver Linings Playbook,” Weinstein Co., $2,525,603, 1602 locations, $1,577 average, $124,551,782, 18 weeks.
9. “Safe Haven,” Relativity Media, $2,453,229, 2206 locations, $1,112, $66,911,039, five weeks.
10. “Escape From Planet Earth,” Weinstein Co., $2,339,419, 2211 locations, $1,058 average, $52,178,000, five weeks.
11. “Dead Man Down,” FilmDistrict, $2,126,029, 2,188 locations, $972 average, $9,373,369, two weeks.
12. “The Last Exorcism, Part II,” CBS Films, $1,276,070, 1575 locations, $810 average, $14,381,174, three weeks.
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