The film, which won the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival last week and became the first Korean film to receive the top prize, is set to hit local theaters later this week.
According to the Korean Film Council, the film has already set another record by selling some 111,627 pre-sale tickets as of Monday, after taking home the top prize at Cannes.
Industry watchers expect the film to surely attract more than 10 million moviegoers.
"Parasite" has been also pre-sold to 192 countries.
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