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"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" was top in Korea last weekend. [AP/NEWSIS]
SEOUL, NEW YORK - Marvel's red-white-and-blue superhero soared to a third-straight box office win in Korea with "Captain America: The Winter Soldier", beating out local thriller "Broken", a film based on the best-selling novel by Japanese author Keigo Higashino.
According to the Korean Film Council, "Captain America" garnered 470,775 admissions from Friday to Sunday and has now passed three million viewers in total. Since its release on March 26, it has earned 26.5 billion won, or $25.5 million...More
2014/04/14 | | Permalink
"The Winter Soldier" stands his ground…
Marvel's second instalment of their "Captain America" series came out again on top this past weekend, pulling in additional 470,782 admissions (33.6%) to advance its total tally now to 3.3M. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" landed in Korea late March and has since remained the country's film of choice; an impressive feat given the continuous shuffling we've see at the box office this year. Globally, the film has amassed a monstrous $476M thus far and has been praised/enjoy by critics and fans alike...More
The number one movie this week is "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"...More
Marvel Studios is performing marvelously in the box office, where its "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" took first place in both Korea and the United States for the first weekend in April.
It was the second consecutive week at the top in Korea for the sequel to Marvel's 2011 film about the superhero in red, white and blue...More
2014/04/07 | | Permalink
"Captain America" strikes again…
After weeks of cycling the crown the Korean box office has finally awarded a second term at the top. Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" stormed onto the scene last weekend and has managed to retain the number one position with over 760K admissions. The film, which recently broke the April ticket tally in the States, now moves onto 2.6M admissions in Korea and has grossed over $303M worldwide. Its nearest rival came in the form of the French-American thriller "3 Days to Kill", directed by Joseph McGinty Nichol (aka "McG") with the story itself by Luc Besson, which managed second place with only 117,175 admissions to its name...More
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