‘Exhuma’ Becomes Most Successful Korean Film In Vietnam

Korean horror film Exhuma has become the highest-grossing Korean film ever in Vietnam, its distributor Showbox Co said.

Exhuma has recorded more than 2.23 million moviegoers in Vietnam as of March 31, surpassing the previous mark of 2.15 million held by comedy film 6/45 (2022), which starred Go Kyung-pyo and Lee Yi-kyung.

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Directed by Jang Jae-hyun, Exhuma stars Choi Min-sik, Kim Go-eun, Yoo Hae-jin and Lee Do-hyun. Exhuma recorded US$660,000 at the box office just on its first day of release in Vietnam, on March 15, which also set a new record for the highest opening gross, for a Korean film. On the film’s first weekend in the country, sales reached $3.02 million.

Exhuma has also become the most successful Korean film in Indonesia, notching 2.3 million admissions, which is a record for a Korean film in the country.

As of April 1, Exhuma has brought in more than 11 million admissions at the Korean box office and raked in $11.6M since its domestic release on February 22. It is the first Korean film to pass the 10 million admissions mark domestically this year.

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