Korean actor Song Joong-ki stares at the camera in a photo taken before an interview with 10Asia. [Chae Ki-won/10Asia]
Korean heartthrob Song Joong-ki’s melodramatic fantasy “A Werewolf Boy” has topped weekend local box office for the third straight week.
Helmed by promising film director Jo Sung-hee, “A Werewolf Boy” was chosen as the most-watched movie with 901,842 tickets during the weekend of November 16 to 18, according to data reported by the Korean Film Council [KOFIC] Monday.
The 125-minute movie, portraying romantic relationship between a werewolf boy and a girl, has already attracted overall 5,093,692 moviegoers within 17 days of its release on October 31.
With a marginal gap with the topper, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2” debuted at the second place on the weekend box office after scoring 880,700 tickets sales.
Based on a series of best-selling young adult books by Stephenie Meyer, the “Twilight” vampire saga’s last chapter has been internationally gaining profitable outcomes with an overwhelming support from teenage fans.
Lee Byung-hun’s historical film “Masquerade” rounded off the top five by attracting 98,383 moviegoers during the same time frame.
Other notable movies in the top ten include latest Bond series “SKYFALL,” American thriller “Sinister,” SF fantasy “Upside Down,” Japanese animation “Jungle Emperor Leo” and American animated movie “Brave.”
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