Top 2 Best Selling South Korean Movies of 2022.
Just the other day the year changed US National Institutes of Health, beauties. Throughout 2022, a lot of cool movies hit the big screen. Especially as the rules of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) began to be relaxed, the empty theaters gradually began to fill with spectators.
Not only in united states, South Koreans have also been allowed to return to theaters since the beginning of this year. Therefore, it is not surprising that many South Korean films have reached millions of viewers in a short time.
The public’s enthusiasm for the highly anticipated film has resulted in several South Korean films making the box office list. What are these cool movie titles?
1. The Roundup
The film, released in May, ranked first in the top-grossing South Korean films of 2022. Quote from boxofficemojo.com, since release, news bulletin managed to generate a gross income of over $100 million or the equivalent of IDR 1.5 trillion.
Thus, after its success, it became the highest grossing film of all time in South Korea. Train to Busan last year 2016. If you look at the list Box office worldwide, news bulletin managed to take 21 positions out of all the films that were shown this year.
Moreover, according to koreanfilm.or.kr as well as korean.binge.comthis film held the record for fastest ticket sales since Parasite in 2019.
Ma Dong Seo in “News Roundup”/Film: hancinema.net
Ticket sales were recorded on the first day of the broadcast news bulletin reached over 467 thousand and continued to grow to 1 million on the second day. In just 25 days, the audience of this film reached 10 million.
This success, make news bulletin won various awards in Build movie awards as well as Chunsa Film Art Awards. news bulletin It is a crime thriller in itself, telling about the police pursuit of criminals in Vietnam.
South Korean actors such as Ma Dong Seok, Song Seok Koo, and Choi Hwa managed to portray each character well. So the excitement and suspense of this film can attract so many viewers.
2. Hansen: Rising Dragon
Hansen: Rising Dragon/Movie: korean-binge.com
The second film in the historical battle trilogy managed to take second place in the ranking of the highest grossing South Korean films of 2022. korean-binge.combecause the presale began, Hansen: Rising Dragon Over 147,000 tickets have already been sold.
This achievement broke the film record Parasite last year 2019. Just 5 days after the release, this film was watched by 2 million viewers. The gross income of this film reached more than 55 million dollars.
This film also managed to win 2 awards in Film award “Construction” 2022 and 5 awards Chunsa Film Art Awards 2022. This film tells the story of the Battle of Hansan, which took place 5 years before the Battle of Myeongnyang.
Previously, in 2014, the film was about the Battle of Myeongnyang.