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Korean Box Office

Box Office - admissions (www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr)
Week-end
# Movies   Week-end
2008.05.30 ~ 2008.06.01
Total
1 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull  848,730 2,976,884
2 What Happens In Vegas  252,981 306,209
3 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian  160,280 1,326,335
4 '88 Minutes'  141,840 163,022
5 Iron Man  100,370 4,255,337
6 Body (ศพ)  61,845 73,564
7 We Own the Night  35,068 43,904
8 Never Back Down  15,497 114,390
9 Taken  12,477 2,366,101
10 Cherry Tomato (방울토마토) 2008/05/29 11,280 13,400
Following Korean movies  
  Frivolous Wife (날나리 종부전) 2008/05/22 1,641 25,739
  The Moonlight of Seoul (비스티 보이즈) 2008/04/30 1,390 727,348
  Girl Scout (걸스카우트) 2008/06/05 469 5,781
  Our Joyful Young Days (기쁜 우리 젊은날)  249 275
  The Chaser (추격자) 2008/02/14 238 5,071,454
  Spare (스페어) 2008/08/28 128 256
  Crossing (크로싱)  116 116
  The Young Man (South Korea) (젊은 남자)  87 98
  People of the Slum (꼬방동네 사람들)  79 136

Korean box office news

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[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.08.22 ~ 2014.08.24

2014/08/25 | | Permalink

"Pirates" and "The Admiral" tussle at the top…

It's been a thrilling month for Kim Han-min's "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" as it quickly became the highest grossing Korean film in history by surpassing the 13M admissions "The Host" put up back in 2006. Kim's epic depiction of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin's legendary role in the Battle of Myeongnyang may have been pushed down into second, but the additional 802K (29.9%) it cornered over the weekend pushes this mighty piece of moviemaking to a record 16.2M admissions ($123M)...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2014.08.22 ~ 2014.08.24

Source | 2014/08/24 | | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "Pirates" (해적: 바다로 간 산적)...More

[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.08.15 ~ 2014.08.17

2014/08/18 | | Permalink

Kim Han-min's "Admiral" rages on...

After eight years as Korea's highest grossing film, Bong Joon-ho's hybrid hit, "The Host", has finally been toppled by Kim's epic "Admiral". "The Host" (which stars the prolific and prominent Song Kang-ho) claimed over 13M admissions back in 2006, but Kim Han-min's seafaring strategist (spectacularly spearheaded by Choi Min-sik) has already surged past Bong's buoy with over 14.6M ($111M)--the ultimate box office record to fall in its wake--and from here on out, it's simply history in the making...More

Three domestic films shine at the local box office

Source | 2014/08/18 | | Permalink

Three Korean films took the top spots at the local box office over the weekend, according to the Korean Film Council.

The record-breaking movie "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" saw the biggest audience over the weekend, attracting a combined audience of more than 14 million. That record pushed down "Avatar", previously the most popular Hollywood film in Korea that had more than 13 million admissions...More

Korean Box Office for the Weekend 2014.08.15 ~ 2014.08.17

Source | 2014/08/17 | | Permalink

The number one movie this week is "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" (명량-회오리바다)...More

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