Kang Dong-won’s ‘Dr Cheon and the Lost Talisman’ dominates box office with 5-day reign
- By: Nat.O
- 2 months ago
‘Dr Cheon and the Lost Talisman’ has claimed the top spot at the box office for five consecutive days since its release, drawing 1.15 million viewers in its first week.
The film, which stars Kang Dong-won as the fake exorcist Dr Cheon, who possesses ghost-like insight despite not believing in ghosts, tells the story of his involvement in a powerful and unprecedented case.
On its opening day, ‘Dr Cheon and the Lost Talisman’ attracted 140,000 viewers, securing the number one position at the box office. Over the course of its opening week, the film garnered a total of 1,173,956 viewers.
This impressive performance not only outpaced its competitors, ‘1947 Boston’ and ‘Cobweb,’ which also opened on the same day, but it also solidified the film’s hot-topic status and hinted at its continued success at the box office.
Moreover, the film boasts the highest seat occupancy rate among films released during the same period, further emphasizing its strong appeal to audiences and raising expectations for its future box office performance.
Audiences who have seen the film have praised its diverse and charismatic characters, thrilling action sequences, and delightful humor.
‘Dr Cheon and the Lost Talisman’ continues to screen in theaters after its release on September 27th.