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Korean Box Office

Box Office - admissions (www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr)
Week-end
# Movies   Week-end
2008.05.09 ~ 2008.05.11
Total
1 Iron Man  753,154 2,810,074
2 Speed Racer  369,829 427,623
3 Taken  146,256 2,016,415
4 The Forbidden Kingdom  96,529 1,119,255
5 Horton Hears a Who!  89,437 530,358
6 The Moonlight of Seoul (비스티 보이즈) 2008/04/30 87,887 615,566
7 Hors de Prix (Priceless)  53,905 62,453
8 A Tale of Legendary Libido (가루지기) 2008/04/30 29,296 248,685
9 Unforgettable (서울이 보이냐?) 2008/05/08 22,799 27,211
10 Detective Conan : The Phantom Of Baker Street (名探偵コナン ベイカー街の亡霊)  22,214 95,654
Following Korean movies  
  The Chaser (추격자) 2008/02/14 2,659 5,066,385
  The Guard Post (GP506) 2008/04/03 257 944,943
  Viva! Love (경축! 우리 사랑) 2008/04/09 123 12,840
  One Day on the Road (어느날 그 길에서) 2008/03/27 121 3,006
  Milky Way Liberation Front (은하해방전선) 2007/11/29 66 4,262
  Shocking Family (쇼킹 패밀리) 2008/05/08 59 59
  Farewell (작별) 2008/03/27 42 1,248

Korean box office news

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[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.09.12 ~ 2014.09.14

2014/09/15 | | Permalink

"Tazza 2" keeps its roll going…

"Tazza: The High Rollers 2" had a fantastic week and managed to extend its lead at the top of pile. Kang Hyeong-cheol's comedy drama attracted over 540K filmgoers (26.7%) over the weekend to move its total tally now to 3.1M ($24.6M), which makes it the ninth highest-grossing Korean film of 2014 having just overtaken Director Chang's "The Target". Kang's closest competition came in the form of the American musical drama "Begin Again" and its 351K (17.1%), but otherwise the top ten remained largely unchanged except for Frank Miller's neo-noir "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" creeping in at ten...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2014.09.12 ~ 2014.09.14

Source | 2014/09/14 | | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "Tazza: The High Rollers 2" (타짜-신의 손)...More

[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.09.05 ~ 2014.09.07

2014/09/08 | | Permalink

Fresh Faces move in as "Pirates" and "The Admiral" take a bow…

Kang Hyeong-cheol's comedy drama "Tazza: The High Rollers 2" slotted straight into first over this past weekend by dislodging "Pirates" at the top of the box office pile. The film is the second feature based on Huh Young-man's manhwa of the same name, and after eight years fans can finally enjoy this second, star-studded, instalment.

"Tazza 2" claimed over 836K admissions (28.3%) over 890 screens to take gold with the help of actors Choi Seung-hyeon, Sin Se-kyeong, Kwak Do-won, Lee Honey, and Yoo Hae-jin. Last weekend's number one, Lee Seok-hoon's period romp "Pirates", seems to have finally reached it peak as it slipped to fourth with just 275K (8.7%)...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2014.09.05 ~ 2014.09.07

Source | 2014/09/07 | | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "Tazza: The High Rollers 2" (타짜-신의 손)...More

Box office picks for Chuseok

Source | 2014/09/04 | | Permalink

Screen shots of films screened at local theaters during the Chuseok holiday season. From top left: "My Brilliant Life", "Tazza: The High Rollers 2", "The King of Jokgu" and "Hill of Freedom". From bottom left: "Lucy", "Step Up: All In", "Doraemon the Movie: Nobita in the New Haunts of Evil - Peko and the Five Explorers" and "Maya the Bee Movie".

After the period action film "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" broke box office records nationwide, this Chuseok will be quieter than usual in terms of heavyweight releases - especially compared to 2012 and 2013.

For the past two years, big-budget costume films such as "The Face Reader" (2013) and "Masquerade" (2012) hit cinemas around Chuseok, the Korean equivalent of Thanksgiving...More

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