Kwon Sang Woo, Lee Kwang Soo, And Sung Dong Il Celebrate Their Film Surpassing 3 Million Moviegoers
“The Accidental Detective 2: In Action” continues its success at the box office!
According to the Korean Film Council, as of 1:45 p.m. KST on July 7, “The Accidental Detective 2: In Action” had recorded a total of 3,008,411 moviegoers.
The film has now surpassed the box office records of other comedies that premiered this year, such as “Detective K: Secret of the Living Dead,” “What a Man Wants,” and “Love Sling.” It also managed to achieve this feat in spite of some fierce competition at the box office from newer films like “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” “Ocean’s 8,” “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” “The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion,” and “Sunset in My Hometown.”
The success of “The Accidental Detective 2: In Action” was possible due to moviegoers’ continuing interest and their word-of-mouth recommendations. It currently has a 96 percent rating on cinema chain CGV’s Golden Egg index, as well as an average viewer rating of 9.05 on Naver.
The stars of the film shared photos commemorating the event on Instagram. In addition to a thumbs-up, Kwon Sang Woo held up a handwritten sign that said, “‘The Accidental Detective 2: In Action’ has surpassed 3 million!! Thank you.”
Lee Kwang Soo smiled brightly for the camera while holding up a sign that read, “‘The Accidental Detective 2: In Action’ has surpassed 3 million moviegoers!!! Thank you.”
Sung Dong Il shared a video of himself wearing a T-shirt that read, “‘The Accidental Detective 2: In Action’ surpassed 2.62 million moviegoers. It surpassed 3 million!”
In the video, he says, “The reason why my hair exploded is because of all of you. Thank you, moviegoers! I love you! We passed 2.62 million and surpassed 3 million! Thank you so, so much, everyone. Let’s keep going, ‘The Accidental Detective 2: In Action’!”