August 24, 2015 10:49
"Assassination" held on to momentum in the fifth week since its release, still drawing hordes of moviegoers.
According to its production company on Sunday, the period espionage film drew a total of 11.40 million viewers by Saturday and became the 10th most viewed film in the history of Korean cinema, snatching the spot taken by "The Attorney," which drew some 11.38 million people when it was released in 2013.
The film also became the biggest box office hit of the year on Aug. 16 after moving past "Avengers: Age of Ultron," which drew 10.49 million viewers.
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