You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Korea Box Office: ‘Believer’ Wins as ‘Solo’ Opens Fourth

Crime drama, “Believer” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Tuesday, the Next Entertainment World release earned $14.9 million from 1.8 million admissions over six days, including some $9.21 million earned between Friday and Sunday. It accounted for 54% of the total weekend box office. Directed by Lee Hae-young (“Like a Virgin”,) the Korean remake of Hong Kong thriller “Drug War” will open in the U.S. on June 8 through Well Go USA.

“Deadpool 2” and “Avengers: Infinity War” slipped to second and third places, respectively. With a drop of 69%, Fox’s “Deadpool” earned $3.68 million for a cumulative of $26.9 million after two weekends. Disney’s “Infinity War” earned $890,000 to extend its five-weekend total to $91.4 million.

Another Disney release, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” debuted in fourth place on Thursday. The “Star Wars” spinoff earned $931,000 over its opening four days. UPI’s horror thriller “Truth or Dare” debuted on the same day as “Believer” and took fifth place, earning $1.48 million between Tuesday and Sunday. Sony’s animated feature, “Peter Rabbit” slipped to sixth. The family adventure drama added $556,000 for a total of $2.24 million after two weekends.

Incurring a sharp week-on-week drop of 78%, Lee Chang-dong’s Cannes entry “Burning” slipped to seventh from the previous weekend’s third. The CGV Arthouse release earned $420,000 between Friday for a two-weekend total of $3.75 million.

More Film

  • Travis KnightVariety New Leaders, Arrivals, Los

    How 'Bumblebee' Director Travis Knight Turned 'Soul Crushing Rejection' into Success

    Crime drama, “Believer” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Tuesday, the Next Entertainment World release earned $14.9 million from 1.8 million admissions over six days, including some $9.21 million earned between Friday and Sunday. It accounted for 54% of the total weekend box office. Directed by Lee Hae-young (“Like a […]

  • Liam Hemsworth, Vince Vaughn to Star

    Liam Hemsworth, Vince Vaughn to Star in Drug Drama 'Arkansas'

    Crime drama, “Believer” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Tuesday, the Next Entertainment World release earned $14.9 million from 1.8 million admissions over six days, including some $9.21 million earned between Friday and Sunday. It accounted for 54% of the total weekend box office. Directed by Lee Hae-young (“Like a […]

  • Real World Las Vegas MTV.

    Jonah Hill on 'Mid90s': 'This Is Me Coming Out As Who I Am' (Listen)

    Crime drama, “Believer” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Tuesday, the Next Entertainment World release earned $14.9 million from 1.8 million admissions over six days, including some $9.21 million earned between Friday and Sunday. It accounted for 54% of the total weekend box office. Directed by Lee Hae-young (“Like a […]

  • Best Horror Films of the Last

    The 20 Best Horror Films of the Last 20 Years

    Crime drama, “Believer” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Tuesday, the Next Entertainment World release earned $14.9 million from 1.8 million admissions over six days, including some $9.21 million earned between Friday and Sunday. It accounted for 54% of the total weekend box office. Directed by Lee Hae-young (“Like a […]

  • Netflix’s ‘Been So Long’ Gets U.K.

    Netflix’s ‘Been So Long’ Gets U.K. Theatrical Release With Birds' Eye View

    Crime drama, “Believer” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Tuesday, the Next Entertainment World release earned $14.9 million from 1.8 million admissions over six days, including some $9.21 million earned between Friday and Sunday. It accounted for 54% of the total weekend box office. Directed by Lee Hae-young (“Like a […]

  • MoviePass card

    MoviePass Parent Target of Fraud Probe by NY Attorney General

    Crime drama, “Believer” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Tuesday, the Next Entertainment World release earned $14.9 million from 1.8 million admissions over six days, including some $9.21 million earned between Friday and Sunday. It accounted for 54% of the total weekend box office. Directed by Lee Hae-young (“Like a […]

  • First Reformed

    Ethan Hawke's 'First Reformed' Leads Gotham Awards Nominations

    Crime drama, “Believer” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. Opening on Tuesday, the Next Entertainment World release earned $14.9 million from 1.8 million admissions over six days, including some $9.21 million earned between Friday and Sunday. It accounted for 54% of the total weekend box office. Directed by Lee Hae-young (“Like a […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content