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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Becomes Most-viewed Foreign Film in S. Korea

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Becomes Most-viewed Foreign Film in S. Korea

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — “Avengers: Endgame” became the most-watched foreign film in South Korean history, with over 13.33 million admissions Sunday, its distributor said. The latest Marvel superhero flick set the record at around noon, Walt Disney Company Korea said based on a real-time box-office tally from the Korean Film Council. The previous [...]

S. Korea Ranks Second at World Box Office for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

S. Korea Ranks Second at World Box Office for ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea replaced England to rank second at the world box office for “Bohemian Rhapsody”, a biopic based on the true story of Freddie Mercury and Queen. 20th Century Fox Korea, the distributor of the film, revealed that South Korean sales reached $61.1 million as of Monday, exceeding England’s [...]

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Becomes Most Popular Music Film in S. Korea

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Becomes Most Popular Music Film in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – “Bohemian Rhapsody” has become the most successful music film ever in South Korea after smashing box office records last weekend. The film’s distributor, 20th Century Fox Korea, announced on Sunday that the movie has attracted more than 6 million viewers. “Les Misérables”, a 2012 movie that sold 5.92 million [...]

‘A Taxi Driver’ Draws Over 6.5 mln Viewers on 11th Day

‘A Taxi Driver’ Draws Over 6.5 mln Viewers on 11th Day

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean film about a pro-democracy uprising in the country has surpassed 6.5 million in attendance as of the 11th day of its run, the film’s distributor said Saturday. “A Taxi Driver” hit the threshold Friday, becoming the fastest film to reach the milestone this year, according to Showbox. [...]

‘Mummy’ and ‘Villainess’ Beat ‘Wonder Woman’ in S. Korean Weekend Box Office

‘Mummy’ and ‘Villainess’ Beat ‘Wonder Woman’ in S. Korean Weekend Box Office

SEOUL, Jun. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Tom Cruise wielded unrivaled influence on the South Korean box office over the weekend. His new action blockbuster “The Mummy” topped the weekend box office, drawing 1.128 million cinemagoers to 1,254 screens around the country, according to figures from the Korean Film Council (KOFIC).’ The movie’s accumulated ticket sales [...]

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Wins 3rd Weekend Box Office

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Wins 3rd Weekend Box Office

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” retained its South Korean weekend box-office crown, crossing 4 million in the number of tickets sold, data showed Monday. According to the Korean Film Council, the smash hit drew 651,889 moviegoers in its third weekend of release from March 31-April 2. It is a [...]