Local naval battle drama “Northern Limit Line” reclaimed top position in the Korean box office from “Terminator Genisys.” The NEW release earned $5.91 million from 872,700 admissions between Friday and Sunday, with a modest week-on-week decline of 14%. Amassing $31.5 million from 4.7 million admissions since its June 24 release, the patriotic battle drama is now the highest-grossing local film of the year.
“Terminator” made $4.77 million between Friday and Sunday, with a week-on-week drop of 49%. The Paramount release has amassed $19.3 million after two weekends.
Local horror drama “The Piper” opened fourth, earning $4.05 million between Thursday and Sunday. Starring Ryu Seung-ryong, the directorial debut of Kim Kwang-tae is a Korean interpretation of “The Pied Piper of Hamelin.”
UPI’s horror title “Insidious: Chapter 3” debuted in sixth and earned $1.62 million between Thursday and Sunday. “Insidious: Chapter 2” made $1.72 million in its 2013 opening.
Holdover “The Classified File” now stands on a total of $19.5 million after four weekends. Courtroom drama “Minority Opinion” has amassed $2.49 million after three weekends.