17 March 2013 9:42 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Oz the Great and Powerful taking the #1 spot for the second weekend in a row is no surprise and the 46.6% drop and $42.2 million it took in are two very good signs for the film and Disney. While this isn't as big as Alice in Wonderland was back in 2010, it's still quite good considering that looming $215 million budget. A drop under 50% is just what the wizard ordered. Magic, however, didn't strike The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, which appeared, before the weekend began, to be the more likely film to take #2, but the curtain closed on this one quickly. Wonderstone opened in 3,160 theaters and only managed $10.3 million and a third place finish while the Halle Berry thriller The Call scored a whopping $17.1 million from 2,507 theaters and a $6,821 per theater average to Wonderstone's $3,261. The CinemaScores also match with the results with Burt earning a "C+" from opening day audiences and The Call a "B »

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