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Korea Box Office: ‘Familyhood’ Debuts Strongly, ‘Tarzan’ Lands in Second

Opening on June 29, newcomers dominated the top three spots at the Korean box office in the first weekend of July.

Showbox’s “Familyhood” debuted on top, accounting for 30% of the total weekend box office. The comedy earned $6.39 million from 909,000 admissions between Wednesday and Sunday. “Familyhood” stars top actress Kim Hye-soo as a star actress who has everything apart from her own family.

Warner Bros.’ “The Legend of Tarzan” opened in second, scoring $4.08 million over five days. Local newcomer, “The Hunt” opened in third, earning $3.53 million over five days. The Lotte Entertainment release sees a hunter risk his life to protect fellow villagers, threatened by illegal gold miners.

Previous winner, “Independence Day: Resurgence” slipped to fourth place with a week-on-week drop of 74%. “Resurgence” earned $1.45 million between Friday and Sunday for a total of $10.4 million after two weekends on release.

Disney’s “The Jungle Book” dropped to fifth from the previous week’s second place. It earned $1.29 million and extended its total to $18.3 million after four weeks. Warner’s “The Conjuring 2” took sixth. The horror film earned $639,000 between from Friday and Sunday for a total of $18.3 million after four weekends.

Local title “Proof of Innocence” extended its total to $8.36 million after four weeks. “The Handmaiden” edged up to $30.2 million after five weekends.

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