'The Grand Heist' Lures 4.6 Million Cinemagoers

"The Grand Heist" is on the verge of attracting 4.6 million viewers.

According to the Korea Film Council on Monday, the crime caper drew 107,774 viewers on Sunday alone to reach a total of 4.59 million moviegoers, surpassing the records set earlier this year by "Deranged" (4.45 million) and "All About My Wife" (4.58 million).

Since its release in Mid-August, the movie about thieves stealing ice blocks during the Chosun Dynasty has proven a huge hit with audiences, attracting 1 million viewers in the first five days of its release, 2 million in 15 days, and some 4 million in 19 days.

englishnews@chosun.com / Sep. 04, 2012 10:38 KST