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Korea Box Office: ‘Beasts’ Wins Second Weekend, Beats ‘Annoying Brother’

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find
Courtesy of Warner Bros.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” remained on top of the South Korean box office for a second weekend, accounting for 45% of the total weekend box office revenue. The Warner Bros. release earned $6.76 million from 896,000 admissions between Friday and Sunday for a total of $24.9 million after two weekends.

Opening on Thursday (Nov. 24), CJ Entertainment’s “My Annoying Brother” debuted in second. The bromantic comedy earned $7.12 million from 1.04 million admissions between Thursday and Sunday. Starring top K-pop boy band EXO’s Doh Kyung-soo (a.k.a. D.O) and star actor Jo Jung-suk, “Brother” sees the story of two hostile half-brothers that end up becoming a loving family.

Disney’s “Doctor Strange” remained in third, earning $736,000 between Friday and Sunday for a total of $40.1 million. The top three films together accounted for 87% of the total weekend box office.

Showbox’s “Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned” recorded a decline of 79%, earning $312,000 for a total of $3.42 million after two weekends.