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Film 'Typhoon' Stays King for 2nd Week

2005/12/27 | 163 views | Permalink | Source

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The thriller "Typhoon" starring heartthrob Jang Dong-gun has remained the nation's top movie for the second straight week.

The film, the most expensive in South Korean history at 40 billion won, attracted last week 212,000 moviegoers in Seoul and 3.25 million nationwide.

The movie is about a North Korean pirate named Sin who is rejected by South Korea after fleeing the North and vows revenge.

Second was director Peter Jackson's blockbuster "King Kong" with 2.15 million tickets sold and third was the sexy comedy "Art of Seduction" with one million.

Reported by KBS World Radio

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