Korean Films Draw Over 10 Million Viewers in October

      November 07, 2012 13:13

      Korean movies have attracted over 10 million filmgoers for the fourth month running. According to the Korean Film Council, 10.17 million people watched Korean films in theaters in October.

      Korean films have had an excellent run, recording a market share of 47.9 percent in July, 70.2 percent in August, 69.7 percent in September, and 66.5 percent in October.

      Their dominance was led by "The Thieves" released in July and "Masquerade" in September, which each attracted over 10 million spectators.

      At this rate the total number of cinemagoers who chose Korean films would exceed 100 million by the end of the year.

      So far, a total of 93 million people watched Korean films in theaters this year. As of Tuesday, Korean films had an overall market share of 72.4 percent.

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