‘Noah’ drowns out the box office

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‘Noah’ drowns out the box office

Darren Aronofsky’s film “Noah” swept the Korean box office during the weekend, pulling in just over 950,000 admissions from Friday to Sunday, according to the Korean Film Council.

Accounting for 54 percent of ticket sales, “Noah” had made 8.8 billion won, or $8.1 million, as of Sunday.

The Korean film “Elegant Lies” fell to second place with 333,544 admissions, or just over 1 million admissions since March 13.

The Hollywood thriller “Non-Stop” was in third with 113,149 admissions, bringing its total to 2 million admissions since Feb. 27.

“300: Rise of an Empire” was at No. 4 with 99,409 admissions.

Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” debuted strongly for an arthouse film, landing at No. 5 with 72,903 admissions.

The Korean thriller “Monster” was in sixth, followed by “12 Years a Slave,” “Miss Granny,” the animated feature “Ploddy the Police Car on the Case” and, in 10th, the French film “Belle and Sebastien.”

BY KIM HEE-EUN, contributing writer [estyle@joongang.co.kr]

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