Even in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, “Peninsula” is proving to be a box-office hit!
On the morning of July 18, the Korean Film Council announced that “Peninsula,” the long-awaited sequel to the successful zombie film “Train to BusanOfficially exceeded 1 million moviegoers. By 8:10 a.m.KST, the new movie, released on July 15, had amassed a total of 1,000,790 moviegoers, meaning that it took less than four days to reach the milestone.
In particular, “Peninsula” passed the 1 million mark at the same speed as the hit film “Ode to my father”, which currently holds the record for the fourth highest film in the history of Korean cinema. The feat is all the more impressive when you consider the current state of the cinema industry, which was particularly badly affected by the COVID 19 pandemic.
On the day of its release, Peninsula also set a new record for the highest number of moviegoers on the first day of all films released since COVID-19 broke out.
Congratulations to the cast and crew of “Peninsula”!
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