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Korean Zombie Blockbuster ‘Train to Busan’ Breaks Record in Korean Cinema History.

By Flora  /  26 Jul 2016 (Tuesday)

Starring Gong Yoo, Jung Yu mi and Choi Woo-sik, the first Korean zombie film ‘Train to Busan’ recorded 5,314,948 total admissions (Box Office –USD 38.8M) in only 5 days of its domestic release, recording the fastest-grossing film in Korean film history. It beat its previous title holder ‘The Admiral: Roaring Currents’, which recorded 4,767,600 in 2014.

After ‘Train to Busan’ recorded the highest opening score in the first day of its release, it is now #1 fastest-grossing film to reach 5,000,000 admissions. In addition, recording 1,280,940 (Box Office –USD 9,644,087) on Saturday of 23rd, ‘Train to Busan’ replaced the biggest single day score ‘The Admiral: Roaring Currents’ had on August 3 2014 of 1,257,380 (Box Office –USD 8,877,179).

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After the Midnight Screening at the 69th Festival de Cannes, the film received countless offers and inquiries on international sales and remake rights from various buyers and Hollywood studios. With epic interests from all over the world, 'Train to Busan' was pre-sold to 156 countries with supreme offers. More than 20 countries, including North America, France, Singapore, Thailand and more, are ready for theatrical release upon the wide domestic release in Korea.

A mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency! As an unidentified virus sweeps the country, Korean government declares martial law. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival. 453 kilometers from Seoul to Busan, the struggle to survive by those who have others to protect, get on board to stay alive!

Train to Busan opens InCinemas 4 August 2016!
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