“Dune” managed to earn $2.54 million between Friday and Sunday which was equivalent to a 39% share of the total market. Over its five opening days, the sci-fi epic earned a total of $3.47 million.
“Venom 2” had opened a week earlier with a $6.71 million debut that counts as strong in the current malaise. It dropped 56% from first to second weekends, but still claimed a 46% share of the nationwide theatrical market with a $2.98 million weekend.
As “Venom” retreated, so too did the overall Korean box office. It dropped from $8.17 million the previous weekend to $6.51 million over the latest weekend.
With a $14.1 million cumulative, earned in 12 days, “Venom” is now the eighth ranking film of the year in South Korea. It appears poised to overtake “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” $15.1 million,