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Marvel's latest superhero flick, "The Avengers: Age of Ultron", is taking local cinemas by storm, breaking several records in its opening week.
The film had a reservation rate of 95 percent at one point before its release Thursday and opened with an eye-popping 2.8 million tickets sold for the weekend, generating 24 billion won ($22.2 million). That was 90.5 percent of the total weekend box office...More
2015/04/27 | | Permalink
Mind the Gap: The "Avengers" return to ruin…
Crumbs. That's what Marvel's monster left for the rest of the pack over the weekend, crumbs.
Its pre-sales were brilliant, over a million, and a million more stormed cinemas across the country to catch the heroes' phenomenal return (as well as to catch South Korean model-turned-actress Soo Hyeon make her movie debut as a support character). The hype building up to its release made the weekend's landslide no surprise, but the furiosity of the frenzy was still a sight to behold as "Avengers: Age of Ultron" affected a perfect cinematic storm...More
The number one movie this week is "The Avengers: Age of Ultron"...More
2015/04/20 | | Permalink
"Furious 7" stays ahead of the pack…
"Furious 7" remained the South's favourite flick over the weekend by capturing 41% of the box office pie. James Wan's action outing attracted an additional 472K admissions over 813 screens to move its total tally now to 2.8M ($21.7M). Globally, the film has amassed over $1.1B, making it the seventh highest-grossing film of all time, just ahead of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" and behind "Iron Man 3"...More
Going into its third weekend, James Wan's "Furious 7" again topped the weekend box office in both Korea and North America.
Lacking suitable alternatives at the box office, the film was able to maintain its No. 1 spot in Korea, taking in another 472,217 ticket sales, or 3.9 billion won ($3.6 million), last weekend to bring its three-week total to 2.8 million admissions, according to the state-run Korean Film Council...More
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