The horror flick "Deranged" has attracted over 2 million viewers in about a week since its release, faster than any other Korean movie this year. It broke the previous record set by "Nameless Gangster," which took 10 days to draw the same number.
"As of Thursday afternoon, 'Deranged' attracted more than 2 million moviegoers in eight days of its release, according to box office data by the Korean Film Council," said the film's distributor. The movie's plot revolves around deadly parasitic worms that brainwash their human hosts, causing them to drown themselves.
The film is currently sitting at the top the local box office. It sold 189,191 tickets on Wednesday alone.