NEW YORK — “Oz the Great and Powerful” is living up to its name at the box office.
Walt Disney’s 3-D blockbuster 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 $… Continue reading 'Oz' Tops the Box Office Again; 'The Call' Beats 'Burt Wonderstone'
LOS ANGELES — “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” continues to rule them all at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week and capping a record-setting $ 10.8 billion year in moviegoing.
The Warner Bros. fantasy epic from director Peter Jackson, based on the beloved J.R.R. Tolkien novel, made nearly $ 33 million this weekend, according to Sunday studio estimates, despite serious competition from some much-anticipated newcomers. It’s now… Continue reading 'Django Unchained' Box Office: Quentin Tarantino Film Beats Out 'Les Mis'
NEW YORK — The weekend box office was not only undeterred by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it was buoyed, as Disney’s “Wreck it Ralph” opened strongly with $ 49.1 million.
The animated family film was aided by the large number of East Coast children out of school on Friday and families looking for matinee diversion. It’s the largest box-office opening ever for a Disney Animations release.
Robert Zemeckis’ “Flight,” starring Denzel… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Wreck-It Ralph' Beats Hurricane Sandy