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'Big Hero 6' Tops 'Ode To My Father' In The Weekend Box Office

BY Adrienne Stanley | Feb 02, 2015 01:06 PM EST


“Big Hero 6,” the joint animated release from Marvel and Disney topped domestic films in the Korean weekend box office from January 30-February 1. “Big Hero 6” is in its third week of release in Korea, with the film grossing $6.31 million dollars.

The animated film includes voice acting by Daniel Henney (My Lovely Sam Soon) and Jamie Chung. “Big Hero 6” reflected a gain for Hollywood films, but domestic movies continue to yield strong profits at the box office.

The family melodrama, “Ode To My Father” which slipped from its top spot last weekend, returned to second place. “Ode To My Father” was domestically released on December 17 and continues to draw in audiences. The film is currently showing on 606 screens.

Lee Min Ho's breakout film, “Gangnam 1970,” dropped from first place to third. “Gangnam 1970” has held on strong since the premiered on January 21. The film is the final part of Yoo Ha's street trilogy which includes the 2004 movie “Once Upon a Time in High School” and the 2006 release “A Dirty Carnival.”

“Shoot Me in the Heart” placed fourth in weekend box office returns, with the film showing on 452 screens. “Shoot Me in the Heart” is the film adaptation of the best-selling Korean novel by Jeong Yu Jeong.

The film opens in a psychiatric hospital, where two broken 25-year-old men develop a friendship. Lee Min Ki (A Very Ordinary Couple) portrays Seung Min, a young man without mental illness who is unwillingly placed into the psychiatric facility. Yeo Jin Goo (Moon Embracing the Sun) is Seung Min, a young man who was hospitalized after his mother's suicide.

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