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Korean Box Office

Box Office - admissions (www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr)
Week-end
# Movies   Week-end
2010.04.16 ~ 2010.04.18
Total
1 Clash of the Titans  257,107 2,327,417
2 Bestseller (베스트셀러) 2010/04/15 204,426 234,101
3 Happy Killers (반가운 살인자) 2010/04/08 113,668 416,150
4 The Book of Eli  99,156 115,984
5 The Blind Side  74,463 84,329
6 Revolver Gangsters' Gang (육혈포 강도단) 2010/03/18 40,631 1,155,022
7 The Bounty Hunter  27,169 32,149
8 The Crazies  16,659 134,268
9 Leap Year  15,335 99,124
10 A Little Pond (작은 연못) 2010/06/23 11,514 27,673
Following Korean movies  
  Sayonara Itsuka (사요나라 이츠카) 2010/04/15 7,861 9,505
  Shine a Light, 1st G-Dragon Concert (샤인 어 라이트, 1st 지드래곤 콘서트  5,458 6,742
  Calling 2 : Mogenjok's World Cup (소명 2 : 모겐족의 월드컵) 2010/04/01 2,651 19,508
  Restoration (회복) 2010/01/14 2,290 147,113
  Tears of the Amazon (아마존의 눈물) 2010/03/25 2,068 68,365
  Runaway from Home (집 나온 남자들) 2010/04/08 1,819 26,050
  Secret Love (비밀애) 2010/03/25 902 165,617
  A Brand New Life (여행자) 2009/10/29 370 18,311
  Secret Reunion (의형제) 2010/02/04 355 5,459,295
  My Mom (친정엄마) 2010/04/22 330 6,371

Korean box office news

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[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

Korean Movies Occupy Over 50% of Box Office

Source | 2014/08/12 | | Permalink

There were few Korean films that were good enough to attract moviegoers until June this year. This led domestic films to poor performances at the box office, making foreign films a more popular choice.

In July the tables have turned, and Korean films have occupied more than 50 percent of the domestic box office...More

[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2014.08.08 ~ 2014.08.10

2014/08/12 | | Permalink

Kim's "Admiral" surpasses 10M in record time…

Kim Han-min's cinematic celebration of the legendary Korean admiral Yi Sun-sin continued its record-breaking form as it powered past the 10 million admissions mark with ease. Over this past weekend Kim's period epic claimed over 2.5M stubs (58.8%) over 1,335 screens to become the fastest Korean film to reach that milestone, and now stands as the tenth highest grossing Korean film of all time. The film depicts Yi Sun-sin's famous victory at the Battle of Myeongnyang where, against all odds, he defeated the Japanese navy on the Myeongnyang Strait by forcing the Japanese fleet into the narrow pass and made strategic use of the straights strong and shifting currents. "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" now has a total tally of 10.7M admissions ($81.1M); an incredible achievement considering the film was only released on the 30th of last month...More

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