On September 23rd the Korean Film Council released figures for the weekend box office. "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" was once again on top of the charts with a total of over 3.9 million credited admissions.
"The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" is based on the "Bad Guys" drama and characters, albeit on a larger scale. It deals with four criminals with notoriously fearsome reputations who assist law enforcement in dealing with powerful figures in the criminal underworld.
There were no other new South Korean movies premiering this week. Though "The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" suffered a steep drop in admissions compared to Korean Thanksgiving weekend, it easily outperformed the week's two foreign imports of note.
Written by William Schwartz
"The Bad Guys: Reign of Chaos" is directed by Son Yong-ho, and features Ma Dong-seok, Kim Sang-joong, Kim Ah-joong, Jang Ki-yong, Park Hyo-joon, Kim In-woo. Release date in Korea: 2019/09/11.
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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