10 March 2013 4:48 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It was a downright depressing weekend at the box office with the exception of one sparkling gem. Oz The Great and Powerful roared into theaters nabbing an easy number one spot with the largest opening of the year so far, but apart from that there was hardly a movie able to make it into double digit millions. Sam Raimi's version of the prequel to The Wizard of Oz rolled in on a budget of over $200 million, putting it among the most expensive movies of the year, but between the $80 million it banked domestically and the $70 million it made around the rest of the world, the movie is on target to also become one of the better sellers. Jack the Giant Slayer slipped to a very distant second place with just $10 million. Now in its second weekend it has only earned $66 million in total world-wide sales leaving it to cower »

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