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Korean Box Office

Box Office - admissions (www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr)
Week-end
# Movies   Week-end
2010.08.27 ~ 2010.08.29
Total
1 The Man From Nowhere (아저씨) 2010/08/04 528,091 4,464,952
2 The Last Airbender  266,463 1,191,153
3 Piranha 3-D  203,749 258,073
4 I Saw the Devil (악마를 보았다) 2010/08/12 163,092 1,547,953
5 Predators  160,433 186,523
6 Inception  159,753 5,598,524
7 Avatar Special Edition  82,310 92,911
8 Desire To Kill (죽이고 싶은) 2010/08/26 61,015 76,560
9 Toy Story 3  50,974 1,389,893
10 The Expendables  49,473 367,266
Following Korean movies  
  Deserted House (폐가) 2010/08/19 39,112 213,570
  Magic Hanja - Stopping the Resurrection of the Great Devil (마법천자문 - 대마왕의 부활을 막아라) 2010/08/19 23,148 106,740
  The Forgotten Bag (잊혀진 가방) 2011/11/17 973 4,378
  Heart is... 2 (마음이 2) 2010/07/21 424 701,634
  Thumbelina's Dad (엄지 아빠) 2010/09/02 120 120
  Moss (이끼) 2010/07/14 115 3,374,984
  Planet of Snail (달팽이의 별)  72 112
  You Are Beautiful (당신은 아름답다) 2010/08/26 47 77
  Death Bell 2: Bloody Camp (고死 두 번째 이야기 : 교생실습) 2010/07/28 39 861,594
  MR Zombie (미스터 좀비) 2010/08/26 14 388

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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