The recent movie "The Thieves", directed by Choi Dong-hoon, is dominating the box office. Already over 2 million movie-goers have visited the theatres to watch it.
According to the Korean Film Council on July 30th, "The Thieves" brought in an additional 751,039 people on the 29th, 759,626 people on the 28th, and 493,567 people on the 27th, bringing the total number of viewers to about 2 million viewers. That means that after premiering on the 25th, within just five days, a total of 2.86 million people have already seen the flick. This puts the movie proudly at first place in ticket sales. It even seems mighty possible that it will hit the 3 million mark within six days.
"The Thieves" is about a group of 10 Korean and Chinese thieves that are after the "Tear Of The Sun" diamond. It boasts an A-list cast: Kim Yun-seok, Kim Hye-soo, Jun Ji-hyun, Lee Jung-jae, Kim Soo-hyun, and Kim Hae-sook.
In second place at the box office on the 29th was the Hollywood blockbuster "The Dark Knight Rises". So far, 4.25 million peole have watched the hit movie. Third place went to "Ice Age 4: Continental Drift", for drawing in a total of about 470,000 people so far. Horror film "Horror Stories" was at fourth place for the 141,000 people it garnered. "Detective Conan: 11th Striker" was at fifth place.
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