A general view of atmosphere during the 'Journey To OZ Balloon' arriving in Central Park for Disney's 'Oz The Great And Powerful' on March 5, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios)
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NEW YORK - "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. Sam Raimi's prequel to the L. Frank Baum classic "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" also took in $46.6 million overseas, leading to a two-week worldwide total of $281.8 million.
That makes "Oz" easily the biggest hit of 2013 so far.
Among the weekend's debuts, the Halle Berry thriller "The Call" far exceeded expectations with a $17.1 million opening for Sony. The Steve Carell magician comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" fared worse, opening with $10.3 million for Warner Bros.
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