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Korean Box Office

Box Office - admissions (www.cine21.com & www.kobis.or.kr)
Week-end
# Movies   Week-end
2011.11.04 ~ 2011.11.06
Total
1 Punch (완득이) 2011/10/20 699,514 2,644,487
2 Real Steel  302,344 2,578,247
3 Couples (커플즈) 2011/11/02 178,031 230,343
4 In Time  117,399 452,751
5 Always (오직 그대만) 2011/10/20 82,247 932,788
6 Mr. Idol (Mr. 아이돌) 2011/11/03 40,642 56,856
7 The Help  40,627 58,061
8 The Kick (더 킥) 2011/11/03 27,430 34,430
9 Guzaarish  25,758 40,789
10 Johnny English Reborn  22,092 25,944
Following Korean movies  
  Penny Pinchers (티끌모아 로맨스) 2011/11/10 11,345 12,045
  Teacher and the Devils (훈장과 악동들) 2011/10/27 8,246 22,267
  The Crucible (도가니) 2011/09/22 4,395 4,665,541
  The Client (의뢰인) 2011/09/29 4,195 2,393,392
  A Reason to Live (오늘) 2011/10/27 2,976 57,877
  King of Pigs (돼지의 왕) 2011/11/03 2,648 4,078
  Windy but pleasant day (1980, 바람불어 좋은 날) - Re-release  1,288 1,591
  Leafie, A Hen Into The Wild (마당을 나온 암탉) 2011/07/27 401 2,199,761
  Bleak Night (파수꾼) 2011/03/03 172 21,502
  Champ (챔프) 2011/09/07 160 535,766

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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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