Korea Box Office: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Wins Weekend

Ant-Man and the Wasp” enjoyed 69% of the weekend box office in South Korea. Opening on Wednesday, the Walt Disney release earned $20.9 million from 2.63 million admissions over five days. The film exceeded the opening-day score of “Ant-Man” in six hours since opening in theaters.

Korean movies took the following three places. “The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion” slipped to second place, with a modest 40% decline from last week. The South Korean revenge thriller earned $3.61 million between Friday and Sunday for a total of $13.9 million after two weeks on release.

Lee Joon-ik’s “Sunset in My Hometown” debuted in third place. The Megabox release earned $2.13 million between Wednesday and Sunday. Starring Park Jung-min (“Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet”) and Kim Go-eun (“Canola”,) “Sunset” revolves around an underground rapper in Seoul who is transported back to his suburban hometown against his will.

In fourth place, “The Accidental Detective 2: In Action” incurred a painful week-on-week drop of 79% and earned $729,000 between Friday and Sunday. The CJ Entertainment release has a cumulative of $23.5 million.

Chinese animation, “Happy Little Submarine: Magic Box of Time” and South Korean drama “Herstory” took fifth and sixth positions, respectively. “Magic Box” earned $189,000 between Friday and Sunday for a two-weekend total of $655,00. “Herstory” added $184,000 over the weekend to extend its total to $1.89 million after two weekends.

More Film

  • Ryan Reynolds'Deadpool' panel, Comic-Con International, San

    Ryan Reynolds Wants to Explore Deadpool's Bisexuality in Future Films

    “Ant-Man and the Wasp” enjoyed 69% of the weekend box office in South Korea. Opening on Wednesday, the Walt Disney release earned $20.9 million from 2.63 million admissions over five days. The film exceeded the opening-day score of “Ant-Man” in six hours since opening in theaters. Korean movies took the following three places. “The Witch: […]

  • Mandatory Credit: Photo by Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9243328q)From

    Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Restaurant Critic, Dies at 57

    “Ant-Man and the Wasp” enjoyed 69% of the weekend box office in South Korea. Opening on Wednesday, the Walt Disney release earned $20.9 million from 2.63 million admissions over five days. The film exceeded the opening-day score of “Ant-Man” in six hours since opening in theaters. Korean movies took the following three places. “The Witch: […]

  • Johnny Depp Amber Heard

    Johnny Depp, Amber Heard Appear Moments Apart at WB's Comic-Con Panel

    “Ant-Man and the Wasp” enjoyed 69% of the weekend box office in South Korea. Opening on Wednesday, the Walt Disney release earned $20.9 million from 2.63 million admissions over five days. The film exceeded the opening-day score of “Ant-Man” in six hours since opening in theaters. Korean movies took the following three places. “The Witch: […]

  • Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine and Gal

    'Wonder Woman 1984' Team Talks '80s Setting, Chris Pine's Resurrection

    “Ant-Man and the Wasp” enjoyed 69% of the weekend box office in South Korea. Opening on Wednesday, the Walt Disney release earned $20.9 million from 2.63 million admissions over five days. The film exceeded the opening-day score of “Ant-Man” in six hours since opening in theaters. Korean movies took the following three places. “The Witch: […]

  • Aquaman

    First 'Aquaman' Trailer Makes a Splash at Comic-Con

    “Ant-Man and the Wasp” enjoyed 69% of the weekend box office in South Korea. Opening on Wednesday, the Walt Disney release earned $20.9 million from 2.63 million admissions over five days. The film exceeded the opening-day score of “Ant-Man” in six hours since opening in theaters. Korean movies took the following three places. “The Witch: […]

  • 'Shazam!' Trailer Debuts At SDCC

    'Shazam!' Trailer Debuts At Comic-Con (Watch)

    “Ant-Man and the Wasp” enjoyed 69% of the weekend box office in South Korea. Opening on Wednesday, the Walt Disney release earned $20.9 million from 2.63 million admissions over five days. The film exceeded the opening-day score of “Ant-Man” in six hours since opening in theaters. Korean movies took the following three places. “The Witch: […]

  • Godzilla King of the Monsters

    'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' First Trailer Stomps Into Comic-Con

    “Ant-Man and the Wasp” enjoyed 69% of the weekend box office in South Korea. Opening on Wednesday, the Walt Disney release earned $20.9 million from 2.63 million admissions over five days. The film exceeded the opening-day score of “Ant-Man” in six hours since opening in theaters. Korean movies took the following three places. “The Witch: […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content