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'Oz the Great and Powerful' remains box office wizard

Oscar Diggs? (James Franco) hot air balloon sails

Oscar Diggs’ (James Franco) hot air balloon sails over the landscape of the Land of Oz (Credit: Oscar Diggs’ (James Franco) hot air balloon sails over the landscape of the Land of Oz.)

Walt Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" reigned over movie box offices in its second weekend, following its strong debut a week earlier by raking in $42.2 million.

The "Oz" prequel starring James Franco beat "The Call," a thriller about a 911 operator trying to save a kidnapped girl. The movie, starring Halle Berry, earned $17.1 million from Friday through Sunday, according to studio estimates.

"The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," a comedy featuring Steve Carrell and Jim Carrey as dueling Las Vegas magicians, finished the weekend in third place with $10.3 million.

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