'Oz' holds box-office lead with $46.6 million

FILE - This file film image provided by Disney Enterprises shows James Franco, as Oz, left, and the character Finley, voiced by Zach Braff, in a scene from "Oz the Great and Powerful." “Oz the Great and Powerful” is living up to its name at the box office. Walt Disney's 3-D blockbuster has led all films for the second week in a row, taking in $42.2 million according to studio estimates Sunday, March 17, 2013. Sam Raimi's prequel to the L. Frank Baum classic "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" also took in $46.6 million overseas, leading to two-week worldwide total of $281.8 million. (AP Photo/Disney Enterprises, File)

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.

13. "Life of Pi," Fox, $1,224,692, 646 locations, $1,896 average, $121,344,826, 17 weeks.

14. "A Good Day to Die Hard," Fox, $1,157,499, 1117 locations, $1,036 average, $65,471,646, five weeks.

15. "Quartet," Weinstein Co., $936,699, 688 locations, $1,361 average, $14,833,591, 10 weeks.

16. "Emperor," Roadside Attractions, $625,518, 311 locations, $2,011 average, $2,028,581, two weeks.

17. "Warm Bodies," Lionsgate, $569,290, 659 locations, $864 average, $64,580,200, seven weeks.

18. "Dark Skies," Weinstein Co., $544,605, 703 locations, $775 average, $16,647,116, four weeks.

19. "Side Effects," Open Road Films, $543,568, 402 locations, $1,352 average, $30,482,781, six weeks.

20. "Argo," Warner Bros., $509,207, 540 locations, $943 average, $135,178,251, 23 weeks.


Universal and Focus are owned by NBC Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp.; Sony, Columbia, Sony Screen Gems and Sony Pictures Classics are units of Sony Corp.; Paramount is owned by Viacom Inc.; Disney, Pixar and Marvel are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; Miramax is owned by Filmyard Holdings LLC; 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight are owned by News Corp.; Warner Bros. and New Line are units of Time Warner Inc.; MGM is owned by a group of former creditors including Highland Capital, Anchorage Advisors and Carl Icahn; Lionsgate is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.; IFC is owned by AMC Networks Inc.; Rogue is owned by Relativity Media LLC.