All posts tagged "box office"

  • The number of movie-goers has risen every year since 2011. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea sees record movie-goers for 5th straight year

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The number of movie-goers in South Korea has reached a new high for a fifth consecutive year in 2015, thanks in part to the popularity of domestic movies, data by the official market tracker...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • Actor Matt Damon (R) on the set of "The Martian" (Yonhap)
    ‘The Martian’ finds explosive popularity in S. Korea

    By Brian Han Outside of the U.S., “The Martian” is finding the most explosive box office success in South Korea. The film has made over $28.6 million in 20 days according to Box Office Mojo while becoming...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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    ‘The Martian’ dominates S. Korean box office

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Hollywood blockbuster “The Martian” dominated the local box office over the weekend, setting a record for the biggest opening weekend in the market, data showed Monday. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt...

    • Posted October 12, 2015
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    S. Korea’s ‘Veteran’ exceeds $1 mln at N. American box office

    LOS ANGELES (Yonhap) – The Korean action film “Veteran” has earned over US$1 million in combined sales at the North American box office since it opened last month, the film’s local distributor said Tuesday. “Veteran made about...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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    Hollywood comedy ‘The Intern’ tops S. Korean box office

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — “The Intern” rose to the top of the local box office during the weekend, with two South Korean films closely trailing behind the Hollywood comedy, data showed Monday. Starring Robert De Niro and Anne...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • A poster of the South Korean film "Veteran" (Yonhap)
    ‘Veteran’ now third most successful S. Korean film of all time

    Director Ryoo Seung-wan’s “Veteran” is turning out to be one of South Korea’s most successful domestic films of all time — it surpassed “The Host” this weekend to place third in Chungmuro box office history. According to...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • (Photo courtesy of CJ E&M)
    ‘Veteran’ has solid opening at North American box offices

    LOS ANGELES (Yonhap) — A Korean action film made a solid dent in North American box offices in its opening week boosted by its long-lasting popularity in South Korea and favorable reviews from American critics, according to...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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