Seen in Jeonju

Korean Box Office: December 18-20

21st December 2009

As you can see, I am still unable to provide graphics–a situation that will be remedied once I return to Korea on in January.  But I can still provide the box office data.  Opening on nearly 1000 screens, Avatar dominated this past weekend. 

National Box Office Results (rank-title-percentage of ticket sales-change from the previous week-total sales to date)

1. Avatar (us) 66.0% –(new)–1,657,221

2. Law Abiding Citizen (us)–7.7% –(-)–691,103

3. New Moon (us)–6.8%–(-2)–1,856,466

4. Secret (kr)–4.5%–(-)–1,002,347

5. 2012 (us)–4.1%–(-2)–5,328,669

6. Actresses (kr)–4.0%–(-)–461,934

7. Girlfriends (kr)–2.7% –(new)–75,367

8. Ninja Assassin (us)–1.7%–(-2)–1,302,306

9. Christmas Carol (us)–0.6%–(-2)–333,796

10. Descendent of Hong Gil-dong (kr)–0.4%–(-2)–608,625

Jeonju’s Box Office:  Avatar (68.0%), New Moon (8.0%), Law Abiding Citizen (7.8%), 2012 (5.1%), Secret (4.8%), Girlfriends (2.4%), Actresses 2.0%), Ninja Assassin 0.8%, Descendent of Hong Gil-dong 0.4%, Mai Mai Miracle (jp)-0.3%–ranked 18th nationally

Coming This Week

A. Always Be Boyz (kr)–d. Kwon Woo-tak, starring Oh Se-bin, Won Chae-yeong

B. Fantastic Mr. Fox (us)–d. Wes Anderson, starring the voices of George Clooney, Meryle Streep

C. Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus (fr)–d. Terry Gilliam, starring Heath Ledger, Johnny Depp-

D. Jeonwoochi (kr)–d. Choi Dong-hoon, starring Kang Dong-won, Kim Yoon-seok

E. Pokemon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (jp)–d. Kunihiko Yuyama, (Korean dubbed version)-

F. Sherlock Holmes (us/uk)–d. Guy Ritchie, starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law–

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