Korea Box Office: ‘The Night Owl’ Ousts ‘Wakanda Forever’ as Top Title After Two Weeks
Period thriller “The Night Owl” lifted the South Korean box office even as “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” faded.The locally-made “Owl” earned 4.85 million between Friday and Sunday, according to data from Kobis, the tracking service operated by the Korean Film Council (Kofic).
Over the five days from its Wednesday debut, the 15-rated, C-JeS Entertainment-produced title earned 6.14 million.That was enough to depose “Wakanda Forever” which enjoyed two weekends on top of the Korean chart, but took a 61 fall in its third weekend and slipped to third position.
After 19 days in Korean cinemas “Wakanda” has accumulated 15.8 million, making it the 12th ranked film of the year and the sixth best-performing Hollywood title.Unchanged in second place was Korean action film “Decibel,” albeit falling by 54 week-on-week.
Over the latest weekend, it earned 1.19 million, giving it a 12-day cumulative of 5.79 million.Korean romance film “Ditto” slipped from third place in its opening
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