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Korea Box Office: ‘Independence Day’ Tops Slow Weekend

Independence Day: Resurgence” debuted on top of the South Korean box office, scoring $7.3 million from 987,000 admissions between Wednesday and Sunday. “Resurgence” opened on 926 screens nationwide and accounted for 36% of the total weekend box office.

Disney’s “The Jungle Book” slipped to second from first with a week-on-week drop of 46%. The family adventure earned $2.48 million between Friday and Sunday for a total of $16.1 million after two weekends.

Warner Bros.’ “The Conjuring 2” took fourth. It earned $1.5 million between from Friday and Sunday to extend its total to $11.1 million after three weekends.

Korean trio, “Proof of Innocence,” “The Handmaiden” and “The Truth Beneath” took third, fifth and sixth respectively. NEW’s “Innocence” earned $1.7 million between Friday and Sunday for a total of $6.85 million after two weekends. Park Chan-wook’s “Handmaiden” earned $1.13 million and has accumulated $28.28 million after four weekends. Thriller, “Truth” scored $1.36 million between Thursday and Sunday. Distributed by CJ, “Truth” involves the mysterious 15-day scandal of a politician and his wife as their daughter goes missing before the national elections.

Warner Bros.’ “Me Before You” stayed in seventh, standing on a total of $5.36 million after four weekends. With a drop of 82%, UPI’s “Warcraft” dropped to ninth, for a total of $8.48 million after three weekends.

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