Korea Box Office Weekend Quiet Ahead of Chuseok Holiday

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New titles arrived in Korean theaters in time for the Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) holiday period, headed by locally-made thriller "On The Line," which took top place from "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings." But box office over the weekend preceding the big break remained subdued, totaling just $6.16 million. "On The Line" earned […]
New titles arrived in Korean theaters in time for the Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) holiday period, headed by locally-made thriller "On The Line," which took top place from "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings." But box office over the weekend preceding the big break remained subdued, totaling just $6.16 million.

"On The Line" earned $2.16 million from 1,294 screens between Friday and Sunday and accounted for 35.1% of nationwide box office, according to data from the Korean Film Council's Kobis tracking service. Over the five days since its Wednesday release, it has built up a total of $2.94 million.

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