'Steel Rain 2: Summit' takes top spot at weekend box office

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'Steel Rain 2: Summit' takes top spot at weekend box office

From left, director Yang woo-seok, actors Jung Woo-sung and Yoo Yeon-seok thank the audience after the film surpassed 1 million in ticket sales. [LOTTE ENTERTAINMENT]

From left, director Yang woo-seok, actors Jung Woo-sung and Yoo Yeon-seok thank the audience after the film surpassed 1 million in ticket sales. [LOTTE ENTERTAINMENT]

 
“Steel Rain 2: Summit” shot to number one in the weekend box office, selling more than 500,000 tickets at 2,132 screens and surpassing 1 million in ticket sales on its first week.
 
During a summit between the United States, South Korea and North Korea, the three leaders are kidnapped due to a coup in the North and put on a nuclear submarine that has the potential to start another world war.
 
Director Yang Woo-seok took the helm of the film and actors Jung Woo-sung, Yoo Yeon-seok and Kwak Do-won took on the lead roles.  
 
“Peninsula” fell to second place, attracting some 230,000 people to 1,105 screens. Accumulated ticket sales recorded over 3.4 million.  
 
Third spot went to the Chinese animated film “Happy Little Submarine: Space Pals” which gathered 20,445 people to 400 screens. The rerelease of Disney’s live-action film “Aladdin” took the fourth spot, attracting 20,335 people to 248 screens.  
 
BY LEE JAE-LIM   [lee.jaelim@joongang.co.kr]

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