The Disney-Marvel movie grossed $4.09 million for the weekend, down 54% from the previous session. Since its release on July 7, it has accumulated $19.2 million, putting it around $25,000 above the 2021 record that “F9” currently holds.
“The Medium,” the highly anticipated horror film starring Thai director Banjong Pisanthanakun and South Korean director and producer Na Hong Jin (“The Chaser”), came in at No. grossed $2.82 million.
The film opened on Wednesday and got off to a brilliant start, beating “Black Widow” initially. In five days, it accumulated $5.05 million.
While their numbers don’t vary much – “Black Widow” has 1,577, compared to 1,402 for “The Medium” – American films account for 48% of the nationwide box office market, compared with just 33% for “The Medium” “.
The nationwide weekend box office hit $8.85 million, representing the second-highest Friday-Sunday gross this year.
In third place, “Escape Room: Tournament of Champions” earned $691,000 over the weekend. In five days, it accumulated $969,000.
“Cruella” comes in at number four with a 3% market share, valued at $278,000. Since its release on May 26, it has accumulated $16.2 million in Korea. That’s the fifth highest score of the year behind “F9,” “Black Widow,” Demon Slayer Te Movie: Mugen Train,” and “Soul.”
Korean thriller “Hard Hit” earned $149,000 for fifth place. Since its release on June 23, it has grossed a total of $7.78 million.
Space Jam: A New Legacy” earned just $113,000 in its opening four days, ranking only at number six.
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