Korea Box Office: ‘Good Dinosaur’ Wins Weekend

Golden Globe Nominees 2016 Reactions
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“Good Dinosaur” opened on top of a Korean box office chart with five newcomers. Directed by Korean-American filmmaker Peter Sohn, the 3D computer-animated picture earned $3.34 million from 533,300 admissions between Thursday and Sunday.

Its opening score is smaller than Pixar’s “Inside Out,” which made $4.91 million before going on to score $31.7 million.

“Inside Men: The Original” remained in second place, earning $2.69 million between Friday and Sunday. The director’s cut of the top R-rated feature of 2015 has made $10.5 million after two weekends on release.

Previous winner, “The Himalayas” slipped to third place, with a week-on-week drop of 70%. The local survival drama earned $2.5 million between Friday and Sunday, for a total of $45.87 million after four weekends.

Lee Yoon-jeong’s directorial feature debut, about a woman who falls in love with a man who lost his memory, CJ Entertainment’s “Remember You” debuted in fourth, making $2.05 million between Thursday and Sunday.

“Sherlock” dropped to fifth place, with a week-on-week drop of 67% and a cumulative of $7.58 million after two weekends.

Point Break” made $1.25 million between Thursday and Sunday. Japanese animated feature “Crayon Shin-Chan: My Moving Story! Cactus Large Attack” made $730,400 over its first four days.

Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” squeaked into the top ten chart. It made $380,000 over four opening days. “Inglorious Basterds,” which made $2.09 million in 2009, is Tarantino’s biggest hit in Korea. “Django Unchained” made $1.57 million.

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” dropped to tenth place, earning $343,000 between Friday and Sunday. After four weeks it has accumulated $23.4 million.

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