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Oz Enchants America

'Dead Man Down' is dead, down in debut
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 10, 2013 2:15 PM CDT
Oz Enchants America
This film image released by FilmDistrict shows Noomi Rapace , left, and Colin Farrell in a scene from "Dead Man Down."   (AP Photo/FilmDistrict, John Baer)

(Newser) Oz the Great and Powerful cast a box office spell this weekend, overcoming lukewarm reviews and raking in $80.3 million—the third-highest March debut ever, says the Hollywood Reporter. That disarmed Jack the Giant Slayer, which tumbled 63% to $10 million. Identity Thief ($6.3 million) hung in there, Dead Man Down ($5.4 million) debuted a flop, and Snitch ($5.1 million) came in fifth. Meanwhile the post-World War II drama Emperor ($1 million), starring Matthew Fox and Tommy Lee Jones, bowed in 75 key markets. (Read more box office stories.)

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