Korea Box Office: ‘Joker’ Remains on Top, ‘Gemini Man’ Lands in Fourth

Niko Tavernise

Warner Bros.’ “Joker” remained on top of the South Korean box office in its second weekend. The American psychological thriller earned $5.71 million from 768,000 admissions between Friday and Sunday, for a total of $28.3 million from 3.85 million admissions after two weekends. It accounted for 46% of total weekend box office in the country.

Korean romantic comedy “Crazy Romance” remained in second spot. The Next Entertainment World release earned $3.46 million from between Friday and Sunday and accounted for 28% of weekend cinemagoing. It has accumulated a total of $14.8 million since its Oct. 2 release.

Showbox’s local comedy drama, “Perfect Man”was unchanged in third. It earned $1.23 million for a two-weekend total of $7.3 million.

Opening on Wednesday, American action thriller “Gemini Man” debuted in fourth place. Locally distributed by Lotte Cultureworks, the Paramount film earned $2.21 million over five days, including $1.22 million over the weekend.

Reflecting a week-on-week drop of 77%, Warner Bros. Korea’s “Battle of Jangsari” slipped to fifth from fourth to fifth. The Korean War drama earned $167,000 to extend its total to $7.45 million after three weekends.