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'Mafia 2' Wins Box Office Honors

2005/09/20 | 223 views | Permalink | Source

The domestic gangster comedy "Marrying the Mafia 2: Monster-in-Law" was the top movie during the Full Moon Harvest holidays.

The film attracted 309,783 moviegoers at 97 screens in Seoul over the weekend to remain number one for the second straight week, and has attracted 3.32 million viewers since its release on September 8th.

Second was the remake of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" with 1.22 million tickets sold in Seoul and 4.58 million nationwide since its release Thursday.

The nation's biggest hit this year, "Welcome to Dongmakgol", placed third with 1.11 million ticket sales at 54 Seoul screens. With 7.26 million ticket sales, the comedy blockbuster has earned a fortune for distributor Showbox, which also produced "Mafia".

The medieval action drama "Duelist" came in fourth, "Cinderella Man" with Russell Crowe fifth and actor Bae Yong-joon's latest "April Snow" sixth.

Reported by KBS World Radio

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