Poster for ‘Kim Ji-young: Born 1982’ / Photo: Lotte Entertainment

For the second day in a row, Kim Ji-young: Born 1982 is sitting at the top of the box office.

According to the Korea Box-Office Information System (KOBIS), Kim Ji-young: Born 1982 came in first at the box office by a long shot on October 24 by drawing in 142,023 moviegoers in one day, which was an increase from the previous day, when the film drew in 138,761 moviegoers. The film is nearing the 300,000 mark, having brought in a total of 291,155 viewers to date. 

Kim Ji-young: Born 1982 is about the unknown story of a woman named Kim Ji-young living in the year 2019 (played by Jung Yu Mi), who was born in the year 1982. Based on the bestselling book of the same title that sold more than one million copies, the film has been getting rave reviews from audience members despite being on the receiving end of criticism, malicious comments, and low ratings for being accused of stirring up gender controversy. 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil maintained its spot in second by bringing in 46,025 audience members in one day (total viewers to date: 80,419).

Joker came in third at the box office with 38,505 moviegoers in one day (total viewers to date: 4,720,098). 

Crazy Romance came in fourth by drawing 24,207 moviegoers in one day (total viewers to date: 2,663,248). 

Rambo: Last Blood came in fifth place with 10,850 moviegoers in one day (total viewers to date: 25,169).  

Man of Men, Terminator 2: Judgment Day 3D, The King, Love, Again, and The Big Trip rounded out the rest of the box office top ten. 

Real-time ticket sales as of 9 a.m. on October 25 were as follows: Kim Ji-young: Born 1982 in first with 45.5 percent of ticket sales, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil in second with 13.7 percent, and Joker in third with 7.9 percent.