Korea Box Office: ‘No Time to Die’ Dominates Depressed Weekend

James Bond shot his way to the top spot at the South Korean box office, outgunning holdover and new release titles alike.

But “No Time To Die” failed to revive Korea’s struggling theatrical market.“No Time to Die” scored $3.30 million over the weekend, grabbing a 63% or nearly two thirds share of the entire market.

That percentage was essentially the same as the market share figure it enjoyed on its Wednesday opening day.

After five days the film now has a cumulative total of $4.55 million, according to data from the Kobis box office service operated by the Korean Film Council (Kofic).The Bond franchise has never been the strongest performer in Korea.

And Universal’s 2015 “Spectre” was weaker than 2012 “Skyfall” from Sony.“Spectre” achieved a lifetime score of 1.82 million spectators, producing a final box office of KRW14.2 billion ($12 million at current exchange rates).

“Skyfall” had lifetime total of 2.37 million spectators

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