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Domestic Films Dominate November Korean Box Office

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Foreign films performed poorly at the Korean box office in November according to the Korean Film Council.

Skyline, a sci-fi film about an alien invasion attracted 620,000 admissions, the only Hollywood film that sold over 500,000 tickets.

The market share for foreign films remained at 34.8% in November. The market share for Korean films, on the other hand, set a new record for market share with 65.2%.

The report by KOFIC revealed that Hollywood films will do better in December, when blockbusters including The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” will be released. Separately, a number of domestic blockbusters open this month, including Na Hong-jin’s Yellow Sea.

Yellow Sea trailer (Korean with English subtitles)

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via The Hollywood Reporter

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