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‘Parasite’ Biggest Commercial Success Among Foreign Films in North America This Year

‘Parasite’ Biggest Commercial Success Among Foreign Films in North America This Year

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Cannes-winning Korean film “Parasite” has garnered more than US$11 million in revenue in North America, becoming the most commercially successful foreign language title of this year so far, industry data showed Monday. The film’s revenue from the one-month period since its North American release on Oct. 11 till [...]

‘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 [...]