"Oz" Tops Box Office for Second Straight Weekend

Disney's (NYSE: DIS  ) Oz: The Great and Powerful notched its second¬†straight weekend atop the box office, according to data from media measurement firm Rentrak, placing No. 1 in sales both domestically and internationally this past weekend.

Oz, Disney's take on the classic film The Wizard of Oz, recorded more than $42 million in the U.S. and more than $46 million overseas over the weekend, bringing its cumulative worldwide total to more than $281 million, according to Rentrak.

The Call, Sony's (NYSE: SNE  ) action film that debuted this past weekend, scored second place at the domestic box office by pulling in $17.1 million in the U.S. The film ranked third worldwide despite debuting only in the United States.

A Good Day to Die Hard, the latest Die Hard installment distributed by News Corp (NASDAQ: FOX  ) subsidiary 20th Century Fox, ranked second at the worldwide box office this past weekend with sales of more than $21.5 million. The film has now brought in more than $266 million overall during its worldwide theatrical run and crossed the $200 million international sales mark this past weekend.


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