Korea Box Office: ‘The Croods’ Gets Boost From Children’s Day Public Holiday

Newly released “The Croods: A New Age” jostled with two previously-released titles to form a triumvirate at the top of the South Korean box office over the weekend of May 7-9, 2021.But after a sprightly Wednesday, which was a national holiday, the weekend numbers were weak.

Aggregate takings between Friday and Sunday were a lowly $2.57 million.Box office charts in Korea are typically ranked in order of ticket sales.

Data from the Korean Film Council’s Kobis tracking service showed “The Croods: A New Age” as the weekend winner, narrowly ahead of “Waiting for Rain” and “The Courier.”In revenue terms, however, “The Courier” emerged on top with a Friday to Sunday haul of $394,000, ahead of “Waiting for Rain” with $391,000.

Both movies were in their second weekend of release.

They have cumulative totals of $1.88 million and $2.46 respectively.“The Croods: A New Age” had a gross of $381,000 between Friday and Sunday.

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