“Frozen” Exceeds 7 Million Ticket Sales in Korea

2014-02-10 12:05:54 2014-02-10 12:05:54
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Disney animation movie “Frozen” broke the 7 million audience barrier on February 8, according to the Korea Film Council’s online movie ticket network.

“Frozen” shot to the top of box office charts on the day of its release on January 16, and stayed there for two weeks. The movie hit 2 million viewers at the ninth day mark, 3 million on the 11th day and 5 million after 17 days. It has outsold “Kungfu Panda 2” (5.02 million viewers) as the top animation film of all time.

The movie seems to be racking up new records every day. It became the seventh most successful foreign film on February 8, beating out “The Avengers” (7.07 million viewers) with a total of 7.28 million tickets sold.

If “Frozen” is able continue drawing an audience of 100,000 on weekdays and 500,000 on weekends, it might be able to beat out “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” (6th, 7.39 million), “Transformers” (5th, 7.4 million) and “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” (4th, 7.55 million) in nine days.

“Frozen” has been enormously successful in Korea, as reflected by the numerous covers of , “Let It Go,” a track off the movie OST. Just how far will “Frozen” be able to go?