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James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis attend the European premiere of Oz: The Great And Powerful at The Empire Leicester Square on February 28, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Disney’s ‘Oz’ Bewitches Box Office With $80M Debut

The updated take on “Oz,” which was directed by original “Spider-Man” trilogy mastermind Sami Raimi, was a gamble that looks like it will pay off for Disney.

03/10/2013

Australian actor Jai Courtney (L), US actor Bruce Willis (C) and German actor Sebastian Koch (R) pose for photographers while arriving for the UK premiere of 'A Good Day To Die Hard', the fifth film in the Die Hard franchise, in central London on Feb. 7, 2013. (credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Bruce Willis’ New ‘Die Hard’ Scores With $25M Debut

Bruce Willis remains a die-hard at the box office. Willis’ action sequel “A Good Day to Die Hard” debuted as the weekend’s top draw with a $25 million debut from Friday to Sunday.

02/17/2013

Actor Jeremy Renner arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Hansel And Gretel Witch Hunters' at TCL Chinese Theatre on January 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Hansel & Gretel’ Fetches No. 1 At Box Office

“Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” cooked up $19 million in its opening weekend.

01/27/2013

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives at the premiere of Lionsgate Films' "The Last Stand" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on January 14, 2013 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Schwarzenegger’s ‘Last Stand’ Bombs At Box Office

The former governor of California’s first starring role in a blockbuster movie since leaving Sacramento was a dud at the weekend box office.

01/21/2013

Jessica Chastain holds her Golden Globe for "Zero Dark Thirty." (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekend Box Office: Audiences Champion Chastain, Arnie Not So Much

Jessica Chastain easily out-muscled Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg over the weekend, topping the box office with both her supernatural horror film “Mama” and the Oscar-nominated Osama bin Laden hunt thriller “Zero Dark Thirty.”

01/20/2013

Director/Producer Kathryn Bigelow arrives at the premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'Zero Dark Thirty' held at the Dolby Theatre on December 10, 2012, in Hollywood, California. (credit: Paul A. Hebert/Getty Images)

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Captures No. 1 At Box Office

“Zero Dark Thirty” hunted down the top spot at the box office — and easily won it.

01/13/2013

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‘Chainsaw 3-D’ Carves Out No. 1 Debut With $23M

It took Leatherface and his chainsaw to chase tiny hobbit Bilbo Baggins out of the top spot at the box office.

01/06/2013

People waits to see actors arrive at the European premiere of the first in the new trilogy of films based on the work of J.R.R.Tolkien, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in Leicester Square, central London on December 12, 2012. (credit: LEON NEAL,LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The Hobbit’ Stays Atop Box Office For Third Week

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” continues to rule them all at the box office, staying on top for a third-straight week with nearly $33 million.

12/30/2012

People waits to see actors arrive at the European premiere of the first in the new trilogy of films based on the work of J.R.R.Tolkien, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in Leicester Square, central London on December 12, 2012. (credit: LEON NEAL,LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Hobbit’ Extends No. 1 Journey With $36.7 Million

Tiny hobbit Bilbo Baggins is running circles around some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

12/23/2012

(L-R) Producer Wyck Godfrey, US actor Taylor Lautner, US actress Kristen Stewart, British actor Robert Pattinson and Director Bill Condon pose prior to the German premier of 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2' film premier in Berlin on November 16, 2012. (credit: FREDERIC LAFARGUE/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Twilight,’ ‘Skyfall,’ ‘Lincoln’ Lead Record Weekend

Kristen Stewart’s finale as Bella in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2″ was No. 1 again with $64 million during the five-day holiday stretch that began Wednesday, according to studio estimates Sunday.

11/25/2012

(L-R) Producer Wyck Godfrey, US actor Taylor Lautner, US actress Kristen Stewart, British actor Robert Pattinson and Director Bill Condon pose prior to the German premier of 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2' film premier in Berlin on November 16, 2012. (credit: FREDERIC LAFARGUE/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Twilight’ Finale Dawns With $141.3M Weekend

The sun has set on the “Twilight” franchise with one last blockbuster opening for the supernatural romance.

11/18/2012

British actor Daniel Craig and French actress Berenice Marlohe pose as they arrive for the German premiere of the new James Bond movie "Skyfall" in Berlin on October 30, 2012. The film will start in German cinemas on November 1, 2012.       (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Bond Soars With Record $87.8M ‘Skyfall’ Debut

James Bond’s “Skyfall” has extended its worldwide box-office rule to North America, hauling in a franchise-record $87.8 million in its first weekend at U.S. theaters.

11/11/2012

US actor and film director Ben Affleck poses during the photocall of Argo on October 19, 2012 at a hotel in Rome. Argo is based on the historical rescue of US diplomats from Tehran during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979 with Ben Affleck directing and playing in the film. (credit: TIZIANA FABI,TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Argo’ Finally Tops Box Office With $12.4 Million

It took three weeks, but “Argo” finally found its way to the top of the box office.

10/28/2012

Tyler Perry attends a recent screening of his film "Alex Cross." (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Entertainment Images)

Tyler Perry Finds Drag At The Box Office Without Madea

Scary movie fans are still into “Paranormal Activity,” though the horror franchise looks as though it’s starting to run out of steam at the box office.

10/21/2012

Actor Liam Neeson attends the 'Taken 2' Seoul premiere at the Yongsan CGV on September 17, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. The film will open on September 27, 2012 in Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Liam Neeson Doubles The Take With $50M ‘Taken 2′ Debut

Critics don’t like “Taken 2,” but Liam Neeson’s action sequel has proved twice the hit among fans as the original movie was.

10/07/2012

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