The movie "The Man From Nowhere
", in which actor Won Bin
appears as the protagonist, has maintained first place in terms of rate of advance weekend ticket purchases.
According to the data aggregated by the Korean Film Council on September 2, "The Man From Nowhere
" had taken 34.7 percent of total ticket bookings and ranked at the top, defeating the romantic comedy movie "Killers (15.8%)", which was released on September 2, so it has stayed at first place for two consecutive weeks.
Since the premiere on August 4, "The Man From Nowhere
" has unyieldingly maintained first place for one month, and it has drawn 4.7 million audience members so far, and what is more, it has been forecast that it will soon exceed five million audience members.
Director Christopher Nolan's movie "Inception", which had been released on July 21, recorded an 8.4 percent share of ticket sales, which resulted in it ranking in third place.
"Inception", which rose four places from last week's seventh place to third place, drew 5.65 million audience members in total, and it has become the movie with the highest number of people attending among this year's movies, edging out the movie "Secret Reunion"
The movie "Mullan", in which Zhao Wei appears as the protagonist, ranked in fourth place as it took 5.5 percent of ticket bookings followed by "I Saw the Devil
" (4.8%) and "After Life" (4.2%).
In addition, movies such as "Piranha 3D" (3.9%), "The Kids Are All Right" (3.5%), "The Last Air Bender" (3.1%), and "Bedeviled" (2.0%) have been ranked in the top 10.
A total of ten movies including "Killers", "Mullan", "After Life", "The Kids Are All Right", "Bedevilled
", " Tournament", "The Door", "Thank you, Mr. Kim", " Lyme Life", and "Break Away"
will be released this week.