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Korean Box Office

Box Office - admissions (www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr)
Week-end
# Movies   Week-end
2008.06.20 ~ 2008.06.22
Total
1 Public Enemy Returns (강철중: 공공의 적 1-1) 2008/06/19 1,057,829 1,301,660
2 Kung Fu Panda  597,794 3,315,960
3 The Incredible Hulk  180,663 860,347
4 Get Smart  92,504 109,263
5 Sex and the City  73,679 958,772
6 '21'  56,374 65,575
7 Doomsday  49,918 61,025
8 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull  32,764 4,114,267
9 The Happening  28,274 328,205
10 Crossing (크로싱) 2008/06/26 13,790 23,370
Following Korean movies  
  Girl Scout (걸스카우트) 2008/06/05 2,758 234,411
  Beyond All Magic (흑심모녀) 2008/06/12 2,248 58,309
  Life is Cool (그녀는 예뻤다) 2008/06/12 521 3,328
  Like Father, Like Son (아버지와 마리와 나) 2008/06/12 381 3,560
  Public Enemy Returns (강철중: 공공의 적 1-1) 2008/06/19 273 273
  Milky Way Liberation Front (은하해방전선) 2007/11/29 31 4,371
  Scout (스카우트) 2007/11/14 22 298,151
  Shocking Family (쇼킹 패밀리) 2008/05/08 10 372

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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