Seoul, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Hollywood superhero film “Justice League” took the number one spot at the South Korean box office in its first weekend, data showed Monday.
The Warner Bros. and DC Comics release sold 822,160 tickets on 1,308 screens across the country from Friday to Sunday, the Korean Film Council said.
American horror thriller “Happy Death Day” remained unchanged in second. Opening on Nov. 8, the UPI release attracted 291,550 admissions.
Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” slipped to third from No. 1 the previous week. It collected 168,261 views to extend its four-weekend total to 4.59 million admissions.
Local black comedy “Room No. 7,” starring Shin Ha-kyun and Doh Kyung-soo, debuted at fourth place. Directed by Lee Yong-seung, who also made “10 Minutes” (2014), “Room No. 7″ is about a man who stashes drugs in room 7 of a failing DVD screening parlor where he works part time, only to find that his boss has hidden a dead body in the same room.
“The Bros,” starring Ma Dong-seok and Lee Dong-hwi, fell two steps to fifth in its third weekend. The domestic family comedy amassed 70,993 admissions for a total of 1.45 million at the box office.