Korea Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Wins Weekend

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Two foreign new releases scored top three places on a quiet weekend at the South Korean box office. Opening on Thursday, “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” debuted on top. The American action comedy earned $5.64 million from 777,000 admissions over four days, accounting for 31% of the total weekend box office.

Opening on the same day, Luc Besson’s “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” took third place. It earned $2.62 million from 370,000 admissions between Thursday and Sunday.

Local action drama “Midnight Runners” climbed to second place from the previous week’s third, despite a week-on-week drop of 44%. The Lotte Entertainment release earned $2.1 million from between Friday and Sunday for a total of $37.4 million after four weekends.

Korean trio, Showbox’s “A Taxi Driver,” Warner Bros. Korea’s “V.I.P.” and Next Entertainment World’s “The Mimic” took the three following places. “Taxi Driver,” the year’s biggest film so far, added $1.75 million and extended its total to $82.6 million after five weekends. Crime drama “V.I.P.” earned $1.01 million for a total of $9.31 million after two weekends. Family horror, “Mimic” earned $554,500 for a three-week total of $9 million.

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  1. gabrielpayau says:

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  2. Man ! A 3 Day Weekend with Left Over movies from 3 weeks ago. Reports of the lowest box office performance in 20 Years. Wow ! Who are you losers ? You so called professionals ? You follow each other like rats on a sinking ship, clueless about your audience, their purchase power and their desires. What this laconic display shows is that Hollywood Establishment is a sitting duck waiting to be knocked out of the ballpark.

  3. harry georgatos says:

    What does one expect with no high-profile movie opening up against HITMANS BODYGUARD for the last three weeks! AMERICAN MADE is already playing in markets around the world. Should have open in the North American box office 2 weeks ago!

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