Korean Weekend Box Office (2011.04.08~2011.04.10)
Kim Jin-yeong’s “Clash of the Families” is still strongly at number one with a bulky 452,196 admissions for the week. This Korean comedy about a family feud has a monopoly right now on ticket sales, with its closest rival 356,092 tickets behind.
Zack Snyder’s “Sucker Punch” floats into second this week. A troubled young girl gets institutionalised by her abusive stepfather and has to dive into a fantasy world as a means to overcome/escape her tormenting reality. The Indian smash hit “My Name is Khan” jumps four places to settle at number three. “Late Blossom” continues it success at four with 1,386,410 total admissions.
“Last Night” is a new entry into this week’s list; this drama stars Keira Knightley, Guillaume Canet, Eva Mendes, and Sam Worthington. ”Last Night” is the story of a married couple that spend a night apart and are tempted by past lovers and current infatuations. Guillem Morales’ twisted thriller “Julia’s Eyes” falls three spots with just 49,713 tickets keeping it alive. The critically acclaimed “The King Speech” slips five places to secure its position at number seven.
“Paul” is an outrageous comedy starring the hilarious British actor Simon Pegg. He and his friend take a road trip to the notorious Area 51 in the U.S. They encounter an atypical grey alien by the name of Paul and decide to help him on his journey. Heo In-moo’s “My Black Mini Dress” drops to number nine with just 16,214 admissions and in last place is the Hollywood blockbuster “World Invasion” with a hard and fast 1,300,722 total admissions so far.