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Oz The Great and Powerful is box office king

Oz The Great And Powerful has continued its reign atop the box office after raking in a whopping $42.2 million over the weekend (15-17Mar13).

The prequel to The Wizard of Oz, which stars Mila Kunis and James Franco, held on to the number one spot for the second week in a row, bumping its domestic total to $145 million , making it the highest-grossing film of 2013 thus far.


Halle Berry's thriller The Call came in second place with takings of $17.7 million , while Steve Carell's comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone debuted at three with ticket sales of $10.3 million .


Fantasy adventure film Jack the Giant Slayer came in fourth ($6.2 million) and Melissa McCarthy's Identity Thief ($4.5 million) rounded out the top five.