[News] “Miracle in Cell No. 7” Reclaims its Throne on Weekend Box Office.
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Korean comedy pic “Miracle in No. 7” has taken back its crown on the weekend box office chart, proving its undeniable popularity across the nation.
The comic drama pulled in 1,308,339 cinemagoers in its third weekend after opening and topped the weekend box office chart during February 8 to 10, Korean Box Office information System [KOBIS] showed Monday.
The father and daughter’s touching story set in a jail has gone over the 6 million mark thanks to a large number of family moviegoers wanting heartwarming stories to celebrate the Lunar New Year’s Day holiday weekend.
With a narrow gap between the chart-topper, Korean blockbuster “The Berlin File” slid down to No. 2 with 1,153,439 moviegoers during the same time frame.
The Berlin-set movie has been showing an upward trend with its spectacular action sequences and star-filled cast members which includes Ha Jung-woo, Han Suk-kyu, Ryoo Seung-beom and Gianna Jun.
“A Good Day to Die Hard,” Bruce Willis’ fifth transformation into an analogue action hero John McClane, sat at the third position after attracting 479,373 moviegoers.
“The Thieves” star Kim Yoon-seok’s new comedy “South Bound” debuted at No. 4 with 292,278 tickets sold, while the Russian animated movie “The Snow Queen” rounded off the top five with 73,355 admissions.
Other popular films in the top ten were Korean animation “Pororo, THE RACING ADVENTURE," 3D-reopened 2001 animation “Monsters. Inc,” Hollywood musical epic “Les Mierables,” Korean comedy “Man on the Edge” and bestseller-turned-movie “Life of Pi.”