Korea Box Office: ‘Jungle Book’ Wins Quiet Weekend

Courtesy of Disney

Disney’s “The Jungle Book” stayed on top of the Korean box office in its second weekend, accounting for 28% of the total weekend box office revenue. The family adventure earned $4.68 million from 619,000 admissions between Friday and Sunday for a total of $12.7 million from after two weekends.

Local newcomer “Proof of Innocence” debuted in second. The NEW release earned $3.78 million from 538,000 admissions between Thursday and Sunday. “Innocence” sees the story of a cop-turned-illegal law broker chasing the truth for a falsely accused prisoner.

Warner Bros.’ “The Conjuring 2” climbed to third, earning $3.04 million between from Friday and Sunday. The horror thriller has made $8.76 million after two weekends on release.

Park Chan-wook’s lesbian drama “The Handmaiden” slipped to fourth, earning $2.1 million between Friday and Sunday for a total of $26.3 million after three weekends.

The previous week’s number two, “Warcraft” slipped to fifth with a week-on-week decline of 65%. The video game adaptation scored $1.51 million between Friday and Sunday for a total of $7.88 million after two weekends.

Lotte Entertainment, Paramount title “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadow” landed in sixth, marking a soft opening with $1.28 million between Thursday and Sunday. Warner Bros.’ “Me Before You” dropped to seventh, and stands on $4.57 million after three weeks.

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