Official movie poster of No. 1 movie in Korea "Iron Man 2" [Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment]
Hollywood blockbuster film "Iron Man 2" maintained its position atop the Korean box office for the second consecutive week.
Estimates by the Korean Box Office System (KOBIS) released on Monday revealed that the action sequel brought in 676,142 moviegoers during the weekend of May 7 to 9 to keep its place atop the film chart.
"Iron Man 2", starring Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle and Gwyneth Paltrow, is about the problems Tony Stark (Downey Jr.) faces after revealing his identity as Iron Man.
Korean drama "Blades of Blood", starring Cha Seung-won and Hwang Jung-min, came in at No. 2 selling 255,217 tickets, while thriller "Bestseller" rounded out the top three movies with 97, 248 admits this week.
Meanwhile, newly released action film "Republic of Korea 1%" bowed into the box office charts in fourth place with 79,361 tickets sold and drama "A Long Visit" followed behind in fifth place with 70,568 admissions.
Other movies on the top 10 were "Brothers", "The Blind Side", "Sergeant Keroro The Super Duper Movie 5: Adventure in Space Time Island", "Ha Ha Ha" and "Clash of the Titans".
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