The 8 Fastest Korean Movies to Reach 10 Million Audiences

Posted 2017/09/04 2724 0

There have been 15 movies in total that attracted more than 10 million audiences to theaters. “Roaring Currents” currently hold the record of the fastest.


1. The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014) - 12 Days

At the strait 'Roaring Currents', master strategist Admiral Yi and his 12 battleships oppose enemy's fleet of 330, and win the most incredible victory of history.


2. A Taxi Driver (2017) - 19 Days

In 1980, a foreign journalist hires a down-on-his-luck taxi driver to take him to Gwangju, South Korea. They soon arrive to find a city under siege by student protesters and the military.


3. Train to Busan (2016) - 19 Days

A man (Gong Yoo), his estranged daughter and other passengers become trapped on a speeding train during a zombie outbreak in South Korea.


4. The Host (2006) - 21 Days

Careless American military personnel dump chemicals into South Korea's Han River. Several years later, a creature emerges from the tainted waters and sinks its ravenous jaws into local residents. When the creature abducts their daughter (Ah-sung Ko), a vendor (Song Kang-ho) and his family decide that they are the only ones who can save her.


5. The Thieves (2012) - 22 Days

A cat burglar (Jung-jae Lee) and his gang are hired by a devious former partner (Kim Yun-seok) to steal a $20 million diamond from a Chinese gangster's mistress.


6. The Assassination (2015) - 25 Days

A group of Korean resistance fighters working in China have a plan to assassinate a highly ranked Japanese officer. Their plan involves breaking a sniper out of prison, but they also need to deal with a traitor in their midst.


7. Veteran (2015) - 25 Days

Jo Tae-Oh is a young man who was grown spoiled in a wealthy family. He keeps on committing pretty much every crime that one can think of. He tries to buy his way out of everything which almost always works but Detective Seo Do-Cheol won't let that happen this time.


8. Ode to My Father (2014) - 28 Days

Separated during wartime North Korea, a man (Hwang Jeong-min) longs to reunite with his father and sister.