Ma Dong-seok's Action Caper Sweeps Box Office


    June 03, 2022 12:58

    Cop caper "The Roundup" has attracted over 7 million viewers so far, proving Korea's first early summer blockbuster since most lockdown restrictions were scrapped.

    The Ma Dong-seok vehicle, a sequel to his 2017 hit "The Outlaws," had been No. 1 at the box office since its release on May 18 but lost the top spot to "Jurassic World: Dominion" early this week.

    By Thursday it had sold 7.47 million tickets, surpassing the first installment in the franchise, which racked up 6.88 million.

    Also starring Son Suk-ku, the movie sees Ma's maverick policeman head to Vietnam to extradite a vicious hired killer who commits crimes against tourists.

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