Warm Bodies First Foreign No.1 of 2013
|Title||Release Date||Market Share||Weekend||Total||Screens|
|1||Warm Bodies (us)||13/03/14||26.00%||423,323||503,751||475|
|4||Miracle in Cell No.7||13/01/23||10.80%||180,957||12,485,450||346|
|6||Oz: The Great and Powerful (us)||13/03/07||4.10%||59,091||326,803||275|
|8||Gladiators of Rome (it)||13/03/14||1.90%||33,651||35,662||274|
|9||Jack the Giant Slayer (us)||13/02/28||1.50%||26,335||944,889||173|
|10||The Berlin File||13/01/30||1.10%||16,417||7,146,694||116|
Meanwhile, the major Korean debut of the week was Showbox's musical against-the-odds drama My Paparotti, starring Han Suk-kyu and Lee Je-hoon. The pic took in 360,300 in its debut. An okay start that will need some solid word of mouth to make its way towards profitability.
New World fell two spots as it slowed 37% for 322,609. The hit gangster drama starring Lee Jeong-jae, Choi Min-sik and Hwang Joeng-min, is now only 40,000 off the four million mark.
Psychometry fell hard after a poort start as it lost almost 70% of its business for a paltry 78,010. The psychic crime drama starring Kim Gang-woo and Kim Beom will now fall well short of the one million mark.
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