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Korea box office: Theatrical market hits three-month low

“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” took first place at the South Korean box office. But the general market continued to decline despite a large number of new releases.

The nationwide theatrical revenue totaled just $7.26 million. This made it the slowest opening weekend at the box office in over three months.

“Quantumania” collected $2.0 million between Friday and Sunday, according to data from Kobis, the tracking service operated by the Korea Film Council (Kofic), and enjoyed a 27% market share. The second weekend increase brought the 12-day total to $10.6 million.

The long-running Japanese animated title, “The First Slam Dunk” grossed $1.36 million in its eighth weekend upon release. Since January 4, it has raised $28.0 million.

Domestic sports drama “Count” topped the list of newcomers. It grossed $1.12 million over the weekend and $1.63 million since its Wednesday release. It accounted for 15% of the weekend’s total.

It was followed by the American thriller Missing which grossed $1.01 million over the weekend and $1.46 million over the opening five days.

Korean crime mystery solver “Marui Video,” another new editorial, ranks fifth. It earned $493,000 over the weekend and $752,000 during its opening five days.

Japanese animated film “Suzume,” which recently grabbed a place at the Berlin Film Festival, grossed $220,000 over the weekend in previews. It is scheduled to be officially launched in Korea on March 8.

The Korean animated film “Duda & Dada The Secret of HooHoo Island” earned $142,000 in its second week of release. The cumulative amount after 12 days is $547,000.

“Avatar: The Way of Water” took the eighth spot, taking in $150,000 over the weekend. The cumulative value since its launch in December is $104 million.

The animated movie “Octonauts: Above & Beyond: Season 2” took in $129,000 over the weekend and $163,000 in its first four days of release.

A German film—the fifth animated film in the top ten over the weekend—”The Amazing Morris” took in $113,000, finishing in tenth place. It totals $575,000 over the course of 12 days.


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