Oz: The Great and Powerful Dominates Box Office

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Oz: The Great and Powerful met and slightly exceeded expectations of Disney with its first weekend of release. The box office champ this week banked $80.3 million to score the third highest March debut ever behind The Hunger Games and its $152 million debut and Alice in Wonderland and its $116 million premiere.

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I didn’t realize that it was opening weekend for Oz the Great and Powerful since I was buried in homework the whole time. I work at DISH with a guy who went to see Jack the Giant Slayer this past weekend, and he said that he really liked it, but there definitely seemed to be more of a marketing push behind Oz. I’d love to see both of them, but with my schedule, I don’t have time to leave the house. I was able to add both Oz and Jack the Giant Slayer to my Blockbuster @Home queue that I have through DISH. This way when they make it to Blu-ray I won’t have to remember to add them later.