Korea Box Office: ‘Inside Out’ Becomes Pixar’s Biggest Hit

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“Inside Out” climbed to top position in the Korean box office with a rise of 41%. The Pixar film earned $6.55 million from 939,000 admissions between Friday and Sunday, extending its total to $14.2 million after two weekends. That makes it Pixar’s biggest film in South Korea.

In second was “Northern Limit Line.” With a week-on-week drop of 38%, the NEW-handled naval battle drama managed $3.57 million lifting it to $36.7 million since Jun 24.

UPI’s “Pixels” and “Insidious: Chapter 3” took third and fifth spots respectively. Opening on Thursday, “Pixels” earned $3.3 million in its opening four days. “Insidious” has earned $4.35 million after two weekends, making it the series’ highest grossing installment in Korea. UPI’s “Minions” will release on July 29.

“Terminator: Genisys,” the Lotte-distributed Paramount title, saw a slip of 62%, earning $1.8 million for a $22.07 million cumulative.

“Jurassic World” dropped to sixth place. After six weeks it stands at $41.3 million.

CJ Entertainment’s summer horror “The Piper” dropped to seventh with a decline of 82%. Its 11 day total is $5.36 million.

“Attack the Gas Station!” director Kim Sang-jin’s newest feature “Three Summer Night” opened on Wednesday and earned $432,000 over the opening five days.

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