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Korea Box Office: ‘Kingsman: Golden Circle’ Breaks Records, Rules Weekend

Kingsman: The Golden Circle” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Wednesday (Sep. 27), the Fox release earned $16.5 million from 2.35 million admissions over five days. Accounting for 65% of the total weekend box office, the film set multiple new records, including best opening for an R-rated title.

With a $46.9 million total, Korea was the third biggest territory for “Kingsman: The Secret Service” behind North America and China.

Last week’s winner, “I Can Speak” slipped to second. The local drama earned $3.83 million from 549,400 admissions between Friday and Sunday for a total of $11.1 million after two weekends on release. Dropping to fourth, Showbox’s “Memoir of a Murderer” earned $513,200 for a four-weekend total of $18.4 million.

As the 10-day Chuseok holiday began, children’s movies enjoyed strong debuts. Opening on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively, “Yo-Kai Watch Movie 3” and “The Lego Ninjago Movie“ landed in third and fifth. “Yo-Kai Watch” earned $600,000 in five days, while “lego Ninjago” earned $494,000 in four days. “Baby Driver” dived, earning $254,000 for a cumulative of $5.7 million.

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