Korean Box Office: ‘Invisible Man’ Tops Virus-Hit Weekend, ‘1917’ Remains in Second

The Korean box office hit rock bottom this weekend due to coronavirus that is fast spreading in the country.

According to Kobis, the box-office tracking service operated by the Korean Film Council, the country’s box office managed some 230,803 ticket sales between Saturday and Sunday.

That is lower than the previous weekend’s 285,663 admissions and is not even half the sales managed over the weekend before that.In the much weakened box office, “The Invisible Man,” “1917” and “Beasts Clawing at Straws” remained in the top spots.

Upi’s horror flick “Invisible Man” earned $651,600 from 85,171 admissions between Friday and Sunday for a total of $2.28 million from 314,600 admissions after two weekends on release.

War drama “1917” added $490,000 from 60,600 admissions over the weekend to extend its three-weekend total of $4.13 million from 538,700 admissions.

Megabox’s Korean crime thriller “Beasts” earned $233,200 from 30,400 admissions over the same period and extended its total to $4.1 million from 568,300 after three weekends.

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