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Sales of S. Korean Film Industry Soar Nearly 150 pct On-year in July

Sales of S. Korean Film Industry Soar Nearly 150 pct On-year in July

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean film industry saw its monthly sales soar nearly 150 percent on-year in July on the back of several box-office hits, data showed Wednesday. The industry’s total revenue amounted to 170.4 billion won (US$130.2 million) last month, up 149.4 percent from 68.3 billion won a year earlier, according [...]

‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Sets New Opening Day Score in Pandemic Era

‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Sets New Opening Day Score in Pandemic Era

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The sci-fi action adventure film “Jurassic World Dominion” has set the best opening-day record in South Korea during the COVID-19 pandemic, box office data showed Thursday. The latest installment of the “Jurassic Park” franchise garnered 763,000 viewers upon its debut Wednesday, accounting for 52.9 percent of the tickets sold [...]

‘The Roundup’ Becomes Most-watched Korean Film in Pandemic Era

‘The Roundup’ Becomes Most-watched Korean Film in Pandemic Era

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The action comedy “The Roundup” has become the most-watched Korean film in the pandemic era, box-office data showed Thursday. The sequel to the 2017 hit comedy “The Outlaws” garnered 342,000 people Wednesday, bringing its combined total to 4.51 million, according to the Korean Film Council. It surpassed the attendance [...]