‘F9’ Seizes Record as Hollywood Expands Recovery Role at Korea Box Office
“F9” became the most-watched foreign film in South Korea since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic on another weekend where Hollywood and Japanese titles dominated the South Korean box office.The weekend box office chart was headed by “Cruella,” which held strong in its third frame and swapped places with newer “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.”“Cruella” scored $1.82 million according to data from Kobis, the Korean Film Council’s film tracking service, down just 17% from its second outing.
Since release on May 26, “Cruella” has accumulated $8.29 million.“The Conjuring 2” earned $1.45 million, a 46% drop compared with its opening weekend.
Since June 3, it has earned $5.51 million.New release, “Wrath of Man” came in third.
It took $967,000 between Friday and Sunday and $1.44 million since opening in Korean cinemas on June 9.“F9” slipped another gear and shifted down from third place to fourth with $746,000 over the weekend.
But its racy performance
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