Korea Box Office: ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Spy’ Remain on Top, ‘Shameless’ Opens in Fourth

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BUSAN — “Mad Max: Fury Road” remained on top of the Korean box office. The Warner Bros release suffered a drop of only 17%, earning $4.49 million from 586,000 admissions between Friday and Sunday. With strong occupancy rates “Mad Max” has amassed $23 million from 2.95million admissions since May 14.

Also unchanged, in second place Fox’s “Spy” earned $3.38 million lifting its two week total to $11.1 million The top two films accounted for 54% of total revenue over the weekend.

Fresh from Cannes, Jeon Do-yeon-starring crime drama “The Shameless” opened on May 27. It earned $1.93 million from 272,000 admissions over five days.

Walt Disney’s new release “Tomorrowland” also opened on Wednesday and took fifth. It amassed $1.52 million. Sexy costume drama “The Treacherous” dropped to sixth, with a significant week-on-week drop of 60%. It has earned $6.43 million after two weekends on release.

DreamWorks’ animated feature “Home” made $540,000, extending its total to $2.21 million after two weekends. UPI’s “Pitch Perfect 2” debuted in ninth. Its $402,000 between Thursday and Sunday surpassing the original 2012 film’s total score of $81,700. Japanese animated fantasy “Psycho-Pass” debuted in tenth and earned $121,000.

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