Movie poster for "A Better Tomorrow" [CJ Entertainment]
Korean action movie "A Better Tomorrow" bowed into the No. 1 spot on the local box office over the weekend, outshining previous winner "Trapped" during the fourth week of September.
According to the Korean Box Office System (KOBIS) on Monday, "A Better Tomorrow", which opened in theaters on September 16, placed in first with 309,831 admissions, which amounts to 2.3 billion won, over the weekend of September 17 to 19.
"A Better Tomorrow", a Korean remake of Hong Kong film "A Better Tomorrow, 1986", features a star-studded cast of Song Seung-heon, Joo Jin-mo, Kim Kang-woo and Jo Han-sun. The film is about gangsters involved in the black market for arms trade.
Meanwhile, Hollywood horror film "Resident Evil: Afterlife", starring Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter, made its debut in second place, attracting 295,224 moviegoers, while Korean romantic comedy "Cyrano Agency" climbed up a spot from last week to third place, selling 265,553 tickets.
Former No. 1 action flick "Troubleshooter" slipped three notches to No. 4 with 191,331 admits and computer animated picture "Despicable Me" came in fifth place with 147,469 tickets sold.
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