Seo Ye-ji’s ‘Recalled,’ Gong Yoo-Park Bogum’s ‘Seobok’ top weekend box office in Korea – Manila Bulletin

(Clockwise from left) Seo Ye-ji and Kim Kang-woo in ‘Recalled,’ Gong Yoo and Park Bogum in ‘Seobok’ and the Oscar-nominated ‘Minari’ (KOFIC) 

Controversial actress Seo Ye-ji’s film “Recalled” positioned first whereas Gong Yoo and Park Bogum’s sci-fi providing “Seobok” is in third place on the weekend box office in South Korea.

“Recalled,” starring Seo Ye-ji and actor Kim Kang-woo, took the No. 1 spot on the weekend tally from April 23 to 25, in line with the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), which tracks box office receipts.

The film, which opened at No. 1 final April 21, bought 101,638 tickets and earned $853,826 from Friday to Sunday. Its’ complete admissions from April 21 to 25 are 136,042 with revenues of $1.09 million, capturing 27 p.c of the full revenues for the interval.

“Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie – Mugen Train” from Japan positioned second on the weekend with 94,477 tickets bought and incomes $814,901. Since Jan. 27, it has bought 1.82 million tickets and has earned $15.71 million in South Korea.

“Seobok,” which positioned first on the weekend box office final week, grabbed third place this time with 60,815 in complete admissions and $528,298 in income. Since its opening on April 15, the film has bought 331,380 tickets and has earned $2.82 million on the box office.

Comparing the weekend box office tally between “Recalled” and “Seobok,” the sci-fi film fared higher when it bought 163,523 tickets from April 16 to 18 and earned $1.42 million.

The Oscar-nominated “Minari” to fifth place over the weekend from eight place final weekend as pleasure constructed up in South Korea over its prospects of profitable.

The Korean cinema business remains to be struggling amid the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) as social distancing remains to be in impact.

Here are the ten top-grossing movies in South Korea for the weekend masking the interval April 23 to 25, in line with KOFIC:

  1. “Recalled” – 101,638 tickets bought / $853,826 in income
  2. “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie – Mugen Train” – 94,477/ $814,901
  3. “Seobok” – 60,815 / $528,298
  4. “Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet” – 32,483 / $282,219
  5. “Minari” – 12,656 / $105,393
  6. “The Book of Fish” – 12,485 / $96,781
  7. ”Nobody” – 7,762 / $69,621
  8. “Godzilla VS. Kong” – 6,536 / $57,465
  9. “Nomadland” – 6,289 / $55,334
  10. “Young Adult Matters” 5,504 / $50,469





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