Korea Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Beats ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and Burns ‘Bts’
Opening on Wednesday (Nov.
14), Harry Potter spinoff-prequel “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” debuted on top of the South Korean box office.
The Warner Bros.
release earned $11.8 million from 1.52 million admissions over its opening five days.“Bohemian Rhapsody” remained in second spot for the third consecutive weekend.
The biographical film about Queen earned $6.5 million from 816,200 admissions between Friday and Sunday for a total of $24.7 million from 3.14 million admissions after three weekends.
The two top films together accounted for 69% of total weekend box office.“Intimate Strangers” slipped from first place the previous weekend to third, with a week on week drop of 51%.
The Lotte Cultureworks release earned $3.83 million from 498,400 admissions between Friday and Sunday for a three-weekend total of $32.5 million from 4.35 million admissions.“Burn the Stage: The Movie” landed in fourth place.
A documentary following K-pop sensation Bts’s world tour, the Walt Disney Korea release earned $1.77 million between Thursday and Sunday.
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