The Busan-set action thriller scored $2.07 million in its second weekend on release, according to data from the Kobis tracking service operated by the Korean Film Council (Kofic). That was a drop of only 5% compared with its opening weekend. Since releasing on June 23, “Hard Hit” has accumulated $6.13 million.
The film accounted for 31% of nationwide box office over the weekend, implying an aggregate national total of $6.63 million between Friday and Sunday. That makes six out of the seven latest weekends that have recorded more than $6 million in gross takings.
“Cruella” rebounded to second place and improved its weekend haul to $1.5 million, up from $1.18 million the previous weekend. Since its May 23 release “Cruella” has now amassed $14.6 million, making it the fourth biggest film in Korea this year.