Korea Box Office: ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ Opens on Top

Korea Box Office: 'Kung Fu Panda
Courtesy of DreamWorks

Kung Fu Panda 3,” distributed by CJ Entertainment, brushed aside “The Revenant” and debuted on top of the the Korean box office.

It scored $10.5 million from 1.6 million admissions between Thursday and Sunday. Opening on 1,364 screens nationwide, the animated comedy accounted for 68% of the total weekend box office revenue.

The opening score is below “Kung Fu Panda 2,” which made $12.5 million over four days ahead of a cumulative $36.6 million. But both “Panda” episodes had stronger openings than the biggest animated film in Korea, Disney’s “Frozen” which debuted with $7.68 million.

Lotte Entertainment’s sci-fi drama “SORI: Voice from the Heart” debuted in second, earning $1.82 million between Wednesday and Sunday. “SORI” is the story of a bond between a human father and a robot who helps him search for his missing daughter.

NEW’s war drama “A Melody to Remember” slipped to third in its second weekend. It made $1.14 million between Friday and Sunday, for a total of $5.67 million after two weekends on release.

“The Revenant” slipped to fourth place, earning $1.2 million for a total of $12.5 million after three weekends. Oscar-nominated, “The Big Short” dropped to fifth. The drama about the financial crisis made $604,000 million between Friday and Sunday, extending its total to $2.35 million after two weekends.

Local drama “The Himalayas,” in sixth place, now has a cumulative of $49.6 million after seven weeks. “Inside Men: The Original,” in seventh, stands on $13.9 million after five weeks. “Mood of the Day” has a cumulative $4.21 million after three weeks.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 3

Leave a Reply

3 Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  1. Yay, Po. Go , Po. I Love you Po. The world loves the good childlike spirit that is in you. The furries will

    ………………>>>>>>>>>> https://www.reddit.com/4401w4/

  2. Yay, Po. Go , Po. I Love you Po. The world loves the good childlike spirit that is in you. The furries will take the world by storm of a peacful kind.

  3. Yea, Po. Go , Po. I Love you Po. The world loves the good childlike spirit that is in you. The furries will take the world by storm of a peacful kind.

More Film News from Variety

Loading