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The record-breaking movie "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" topped the weekend box office in Korea, adding more than 2.8 million viewers from Friday to Sunday and pushing overall ticket sales to more than 10 million.
According to the Korean Film Council yesterday, the movie, which opened on July 30, has made more than 22 billion won ($21 million) from weekend ticket sales...More
2014/08/04 | | Permalink
Records tumble in the wake of Kim Han-min's awesome "Admiral"…
Kim Han-min's period epic "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" soared into the record books over the weekend to become the first film to break a million admissions in a single day. Over the weekend Kim's big-budget blockbuster claimed 3.3M admissions (or 65.7% of ticket sales) over 1,586 screens to force the recently released "KUNDO : Age of the Rampant" down to third. The only other films to sell more than 45K tickets were "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "Guardians of the Galaxy", the rest simply made up the numbers as these four favourites devoured over 97% of the box office pie...More
2014/07/28 | | Permalink
"KUNDO" claims gold with over 2.1M in support...
It's been nine weeks since a Korean film last held the top spot in its own box office, but finally a local flick has managed to reign true. Last week Yoon Jong-bin's much-anticipated "KUNDO : Age of the Rampant" was released and captured over 61% of the sales (2.1M admissions). The film, whose scintillating cast includes the likes of Ha Jeong-woo, Kang Dong-won, Lee Sung-min, Ma Dong-seok among others, opened to an incredible 1,394 screens around the country and Korea its first film at the top of pile in over nine weeks...More
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