‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Makes Noise on Korea Box Office Debut

“A Quiet Place Part II” topped the South Korean box office on its first official weekend of release.

It made a considerably bigger splash than Disney-Pixar’s “Luca,” which dived into third place.The horror film scored $2.43 million over the weekend, having opened on Wednesday.

Including previews, it has accumulated $3.36 million over five days, according to data from the Korean Film Council’s Kobis tracking service.“A Quiet Place Part II” accounted for 36% share of the market, pointing to a nationwide weekend total of $6.68 million.

That is a 19% increase on the previous weekend and is the fifth consecutive weekend where cinemas have operated at levels nearly double that of the six-month rut endured since late in 2020.

The mean box office of the past five weekends has been $6.48 million.“A Quiet Place Part II” deposed “Cruella,” which had opened on May 26, but enjoyed the top spot only in its third weekend.

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