Animated feature brings in $5.7 million
SEOUL — “Kung Fu Panda” topped the Korean box office for the second consecutive week with $5.7 million from 908,368 admissions over its second weekend.Cume is $15.4 million. The pic hit 2 million ticket sales in its 10th day of release on Saturday. That’s four days quicker than “Shrek 2,” which went on to garner 3.3 million admissions in 2004. Another green monster muscled into the No. 2 spot. “The Incredible Hulk” opened on 529 screens and grossed $2.8 million from 455,588 admissions during the weekend. Helmer M. Night Shyamalan’s mystery “The Happening” debuted at No. 3 with a $1.2 million cume from 200,576 admissions during the weekend. Having opened at No. 2 in its first frame, “Sex and the City” slipped to No. 4 with $1.1 million in its second weekend, taking its cume to $4.9 million. “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” ranked at No.5 with $1 million, and “What Happens In Vegas” was No. 6 with $260,000, taking their cumes to $25.4 million and $4.2 million, respectively. Two local films kept the chart from total domination by Hollywood summer blockbusters. At No. 7, “Black Heart,” a romantic comedy about three mother and daughter pairs, took $210,000 from 34,053 admissions. “Girl Scout,” a vehicle for Kim Sun-ah (“My Lovely Sam-Soon”), ranked at No. 9 with $100,000, taking its cume to $1.4 million from 219,090 admissions.
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