"Ode to My Father" has become the first film of the year to attract 10 million viewers in Korea and is the 11th domestic film to do so overall.
The film achieved the feat on Tuesday, less than a month since its release on Dec. 17.
Director JK Youn is now the first Korean director to have two films that drew over 10 million viewers, following the success of "Haeundae", which brought in 11.45 million viewers in 2009.
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