‘Hansan: Rising Dragon’ tops 2 million ticket sales; ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ passes 7 million mark

‘Hansan: Rising Dragon’ tops 2 million ticket sales; ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ passes 7 million mark

A poster for the film, “Hansan: Rising Dragon,” left, and “Top Gun: Maverick” / Courtesy of Lotte Entertainment

By Kwak Yeon-soo

Lotte Culture Works, the film’s local distributor, said on Sunday that “Hansang: The Rising Dragon” surpassed two million ticket sales in its fifth day of release.

The sequel to the 2014 film Roaring Current, released on July 27, revolves around the 1592 Battle of Hansando.

In this battle, Admiral Yi Sun-shin defeated the Japanese invaders with brilliant war tactics such as the ‘Hakikujin’ (crane). off-wing maneuvers) and the use of “Geobuksons”, or armored battleships in the shape of turtles topped with iron spikes and fire-breathing dragon heads on the front.

The film has topped the box office every day since its release. The pace of ticket sales is faster than several other films that have reached the 10 million ticket sales milestone.

The Attorney (2013) met with over 10 million viewers and over 2 million tickets in its 6th day of release, making it the 4th most-viewed film in Korean cinema history. Sho (2014) sold over 2 million tickets. 8th day of release.

Meanwhile, Hollywood action blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick continues to perform strongly in South Korea, surpassing 7 million at the box office on its 41st day of release.

The sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun follows the story of legendary pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) who is recalled to the Naval Aviation Academy to train young pilots and prepare them for special missions. increase.

 

Credit/Source : KoreaTimes

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