‘Exhuma’ makes historical past: turns into the primary Korean occult horror movie to succeed in greater than 7 million moviegoers


‘Exhuma’ precipitated a sensation and captivated audiences and left an indelible mark on South Korean movie historical past. The Korean Movie Council introduced on March 9 that “Exhuma” had formally surpassed the 7,009,491 moviegoer mark on March 8.

This groundbreaking achievement cements ‘Exhuma’ as the primary Korean occult horror movie to draw greater than 7 million moviegoers, marking a monumental success on the field workplace.

What’s particularly notable is that the movie reached the outstanding milestone of seven million moviegoers in lower than 16 days since its launch, surpassing the earlier file holder ‘12.12: The Day’ by 4 days. The latter held the title of South Korea’s highest-grossing blockbuster in 2023.

Exhuma makes historical past with its viewership data (Credit score: YouTube)

This achievement undoubtedly requires celebration. In honor of this milestone, director Jang Jae-hyun and the solid members – Choi Min-sik, Kim Jae-chul, Kim Go-eun and Yoo Hae-jin – gathered for a cheerful picture.

Sadly, Lee Do-hyun was unable to take part on account of his continued navy service. Nonetheless, he expressed his pleasure in a honest tone when the movie reached 4 million moviegoers just a few days earlier.

The critically acclaimed movie tells the story of two exorcists (performed by Kim Go-eun and Lee Do-hyun), an undertaker (Yoo Hae-jin) and a feng shui grasp (Choi Min-sik), who dig mysterious graves for some time transfer. profitable compensation.

‘Exhuma’ premiered worldwide on February 16, 2024 on the 74th Berlin Worldwide Movie Competition within the Discussion board part.

The movie then debuted in South Korean theaters on February 22, 2024. The movie earned a outstanding $16.8 million in its opening weekend.

As of March 7, 2024, the movie had collected a complete of US$49,233,228, changing into the highest-grossing movie amongst South Korean releases this 12 months.

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