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2015/12/21 | | Permalink
"The Force Awakens" in Korea to a lukewarm reception as "The Himalayas" comes out on top...
J. J. Abrams' "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has been shattering box office records as millions flocked to catch the latest in this billion-dollar franchise. Already the film has made over half-a-billion dollars worldwide ($517 million), but how strong was the force in South Korea? Surprisingly, it was not Abrams saber-spangled spectacle that captured the hearts and minds of Koreans this past weekend; instead, it was Lee Seok-hoon's down-to-earth drama "The Himalayas" with Hwang Jeong-min...More
2015/12/14 | | Permalink
Woo Min-ho's action drama "Inside Men" enjoyed yet another weekend atop the Korean box office, moving its total tally now 5.9 million admissions ($40.4 million). The film, which stars Lee Byung-hun, Jo Seung-woo, and Baek Yoon-sik, opened in Korea November 19 and has managed to ward off all challenges to remain the country's film of choice...More
2015/12/07 | | Permalink
"Inside Men" secures third straight weekend at the top...
For the third week in a row Woo Min-ho's "Inside Men" has claimed the top spot at Korea's box office. Released on November 19, "Inside Men" first dislodged "The Priests" mid-November and has since gone on to bank just over $34 million (4.9 million admissions), 799 thousand admissions of which, or $5.7 million (45.6%), came from this past weekend...More
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