“Thor: Ragnarok” remained on top of the South Korean box office for the third consecutive weekend. The Disney release earned $3.52 million from 466,000 admissions between Friday and Sunday to extend its three-weekend total to $31 million from 4.28 million admissions. The Marvel picture accounted for 26% of the nationwide weekend box office.
Horror thriller, “Happy Death Day” debuted in second. Opening on Wednesday (Nov. 8), the UPI release earned $3.7 million over five days. Local family comedy “The Bros” slipped to third from the previous week’s second. The Megabox release earned $2.25 million between Friday and Sunday for a total of $9.13 million after two weekends.
Crime action dramas, “The Outlaws” and “A Special Lady” took fourth and fifth respectively. Megabox’s “Outlaws” earned $1.34 million for $48.8 million after six weekends. Opening on Thursday, “Special Lady” earned $1.39 million over four days. Starring top actress Kim Hye-soo, “Special Lady” sees the story of a woman who fights against men to protect her only son.
Another Thursday opener, Korean drama “The Preparation” landed in seventh, earning $507,000 over four days. “Preparation” revolves around a dying mother who prepares to leave her intellectually disabled son.