Actress Son Ye Jin and actor Kim Nam Gil‘s latest film, “Pirates,” has turned out to be a hit in the box office, surpassing the eight million viewer mark in 36 days after its premiere.
On September 10 at 9 AM, the cumulative total of viewers reached eight million. While the film has enjoyed stable popularity for almost a month, the Chuseok holiday has had a positive effect on the number of moviegoers, helping the film to reach a new milestone.
Another proof of the film’s popularity is the high number of occupied seats, with 77.8% of the seats taken on average at every showing, with movie theaters showing “Pirates” multiple times a day.
Lotte Entertainment commented, “Being a comedy fit for everyone, ‘Pirates’ has steadily attracted families to the theaters, even despite all of the new films released around Chuseok.”
As of September 10 at 1 PM, “Pirates” ranks second in the box office with ticket sales of 13.5%, with “Tazza: Hand of God” topping the chart.