Official poster of Korean thriller film “Hide and Seek″ [Dream Capture]

Official poster of Korean thriller film “Hide and Seek″ [Dream Capture]

Son Hyun-ju’s thriller pic “Hide and Seek” spooked the most number of moviegoers over the weekend.

The film based on true events pulled in more than one million moviegoers during the weekend of August 23 to 25, staying atop Korea’s weekend box office for two weeks running, the Korean Box Office Information System (KOBIS) showed on Monday.

Jesse Eisenberg’s magical film “Now You See Me” made its debut in second place after fascinating close to a million viewers.

Accordingly, Korean disaster film “THE FLU” starring Su Ae, was pushed down a slot to third place after selling around 400,000 tickets during the same time period, while acclaimed Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer” stepped downed to fourth place after boarding over 320,000 moviegoers.

Ha Jung-woo’s thriller film “THE TERROR LIVE” rounded off the top five after grasping more than 170,000 moviegoers over the weekend.

Other movies in the top ten were American animated film “Turbo,” animated adventure film “Epic,” acclaimed director Kar-war Wong’s “The Grandmaster,” Ryan Reynolds’s action film “R.I.P.D,” and Naomi Watts’s romance film “Adore.”

Reporter. Lee Eun-ah domino@tenasia.co.kr
Editor. Jessica Kim

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