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Actor Chris Hemsworth, right, and actress Natalie Portman, play the leads in "Thor: The Dark World". [JoongAng Ilbo]
The Hollywood blockbuster "Thor: The Dark World" was the biggest film at the box office last week in Korea and North America.
Disney's "Thor" sequel earned $86.1 million in North America over the weekend, opening there at No. 1, according to studio estimates Sunday...More
2013/11/11 | | Permalink
"Thor: The Dark World" has lit up the top of the Korean box office once again, claiming 655,484 (37%) over 711 screens to advance its total tally now to just over 2 million admissions. Marvel Comic's epic sequel has already grossed $327 million, almost doubling its production budget of $170 million as comic fans, kids, and cinephiles continue to pour in to the theatres to watch Mr. Odinson save the Earth day once again. The highest local flick came in the form of Park Hong-soo's "Commitment", an action drama that tackles Korea's fractured national identity and has Choi Seung-hyeon's character torn between higher powers and those he holds dear. "Commitment" is the Park's debut feature and in it he enlisted the help of director/screenwriting Kim Soo-yeong ("Color of Woman", "Vampire Cop Ricky"). Last week no less than six Korean features found themselves in the top tier, however November's second weekend was less forgiving and forcefully ejected "Days of Wrath", "Hwayi : A Monster Boy", and "Top Star" from proceedings...More
The number one movie this week is "Thor: The Dark World"...More
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