1. “Challenge of Death: Between Two Worlds”
If talking about the movie is never boring, it must be mentioned “Challenge of Death: Between Two Worlds”. The film not only has an excellent cast, but also the acting talent of they are so great that the public can’t stand still.
The film is based on a webtoon and was released in Korea in December 2017 and received a lot of positive feedback from both domestic and international audiences. “Challenge of Death: Between Two Worlds” has attracted more than 10 million viewers in just 15 days. This is also the success of the film crew as well as the hard work of the actors. The movie that released a sequel called “Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days” has also reached 10 million ticket sales.
2. “A Taxi Driver”
The movie “A Taxi Driver” (Taxi driver) released in August 2017 was positively received by critics for the plot content as well as the execution setting. As a result, the film was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards and was the second highest-grossing film of that time. By September 3, the film set a record with more than 11 million viewers.
3. “The Attorney”
Based on a true case that happened in Korea, “The Attorney” has excellently portrayed the content line that fully portrays the personalities of each character, which is highly appreciated by critics. Within 10 days of its release, the film has surpassed 3 million ticket sales. Therefore, “The Attorney” has won many major awards, bringing fame and public recognition to the film.
Movies with sales of over 10 million tickets must definitely include “Parasite” which is storming at the time of its release. The film premiered at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and became an icon when it won the Palme d’Or for the first time. This is also a great honor for the film crew, as well as the actors involved in the acting. Besides the resounding success at the box office, “Parasite” continues to win the Best Picture award at the Oscars. Bong Joon Ho was also praised by the public and won the Best Director award.
The success of the movie “Assassination” is all thanks to the thrilling plot content and the efforts of the veteran cast, especially with the appearance of “slut” Jun Ji Hyun. The film’s content focuses mainly on historical events that occurred during the Japanese occupation of Korea. To date, the film has collected more than 13 million tickets and won Best Picture at the 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards as well as at the 36th Blue Dragon Film Awards. The story comes to life when Jun Ji comes to life. Hyun tried his hand at the two roles of sniper Ahn Ok Yoon and younger sister Mitsuko. It is her attractive challenge scenes that make viewers amazed.
The movie “Outlaws” became the next film listed on the list of films to surpass 10 million ticket sales just a few weeks after its release. The film continued to release a sequel that also surpassed the 10 million mark. Witnessing Ma Dong Seok confronting villains in villainous roles seems to make the public stand still.
7. “Run to escape”
“Run away to escape” is one of those movies that perfectly blends action and comedy elements. The film with the participation of two veteran actors Yoo Ah In and Hwang Jung Min attracts a large audience. Therefore, the film has received more than 13 million ticket sales. “Run away to escape” is also one of the highest-grossing films in the history of Korean cinema.
8. “Train to Busan”
The film “Train to Busan” premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and was released in Korea a few months later. It didn’t take long for the film to surpass 10 million viewers with the appearance of “goblin” Gong Yoo and other famous characters like Ma Dong Seok and Choi Woo Sik. The feeling of suspense mixed with drama gives viewers a sense of curiosity, leading them to the end of the movie. This is the great success of the “Train to Life” brought.