Box Office Beat: Oz: The Great and Powerful Whisks Its Way to the Top

By  March 11, 2013

The origin of the Wizard of Oz and the fight to save the magical land over the rainbow triumphed over audiences in its debut weekend, knocking Jack the Giant Slayer back down the beanstalk. Take a look at where Jack and some of the other movies landed:

1. Oz: The Great and Powerful $80.3 M
2. Jack the Giant Slayer $10 M
3. Identity Thief $6.3 M
4. Dead Man Down $5.4 M
5. Snitch $5.1 M
6. 21 and Over $5 M
7. Safe Haven $3.8 M
8. Silver Linings Playbook $3.7 M
9. Escape From Planet Earth $3.2 M
10. The Last Exorcism Part II $3.1 M