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After weeks of Hollywood movies reaching the top of the local box office, a Korean film finally became the most popular movie in the country over the weekend.
"KUNDO : Age of the Rampant", which opened Wednesday, took 61.5 percent of ticket shares from Friday to Sunday, according to the Korean Film Council...More
Four Korean blockbusters are expected to set up a box office war as many filmgoers try to beat the summer heat in cinemas.
"KUNDO : Age of the Rampant: Age of the Rampant" was released on Thursday, and "Roaring Currents" will be released on July 30, "Pirates" on Aug. 6 and "Sea Fog" on Aug. 13...More
About half of moviegoers over the weekend chose to watch "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes". The movie accounted for 49.4 percent of Korean ticket sales from Friday through Sunday in the second weekend since its release, according to the Korea Film Council.
The movie maintained its dominance in the United States as well. The science fiction sequel from 20th Century Fox outmuscled a trio of new films to top the North American box office for the second straight week with $36 million, according to studio estimates Sunday...More
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Koreans continue to go ape for Reeves' revolutionary rendition...
Matt Reeves' apes enjoyed a second term at the top as it continued its dominance as Korea's film of choice. Last weekend "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes", the sequel to the 2011 film "Rise of the Planet of the Apes", entered the Korean market and captured 47% of box office pie to take gold. Week two for the blockbuster was just as successful as it added another 1M stubs (48.5%) to bring its total tally now to 3.1M ($24.3M). The only local representatives in this weekend's top ten came in the form of "The Divine Move", "Confession", as well as Kim Seong-hoon's action drama "A Hard Day"...More
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