SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A considerable number of teenagers typically go to movie theaters to watch films more than twice a month, a survey showed Thursday.
The Korea Film Council conducted a survey of 412 teen members of multiplex cinema chain CGV, and 29.6 percent of whom said they visit movie theaters twice a month, while 20.6 percent visited theaters three times a month and 18 percent more than four times a month.
Roughly half of the respondents watched movies with friends, while 29.1 percent went alone, 11.2 percent went with family members, and 10 percent went with their partners.
According to the survey results, an overwhelming 95.4 percent of the respondents said they watched movies at movie theaters, easily surpassing those who watched movies on streaming platforms (47.1 percent).
However, the number of respondents who said they watched movies on streaming platforms more than doubled since the previous survey in 2020.
As for the most popular streaming platform, 84 percent picked Netflix, followed by Tving (31.8 percent), Disney+ (20.4 percent) and Watcha (18.9 percent).
When it came to the most popular movie genre, 38.8 percent of theatergoers and 36.5 percent of streaming viewers picked action movies, followed by romance and romantic comedies at 16.3 percent and 21.1 percent, respectively.
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