“Extreme Job” Sets New Record As 2nd Most-Watched Film In Korea Of All Time
The film “Extreme Job” continues to soar!
According to statistics released by the Korean Film Council on February 18, “Extreme Job” attracted 945,408 moviegoers over the weekend (February 15 to 17) and topped the Korean Box Office.
Not only did they do this, but they also set a new record for second-most-watched film in Korea of all time, coming in at a whopping 14,536,378 people. The film had originally been in fourth place after hitting 14 million moviegoers on February 16, but they are now firmly in second place, beating out “Ode to My Father” (approximately 14.26 million moviegoers) and “Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds” (approximately 14.41 million moviegoers).
Now, the only film that stands between “Extreme Job” and the title of most-watched film in Korea ever is “The Admiral: Roaring Currents,” which still reigns on top with 17.61 million moviegoers in total.
“Extreme Job” tells the story of team members of a drug investigation team on the brink of disbandment as they open up a fried chicken place on a sting operation and end up hitting it big with their delicious chicken instead. The leading stars are Ryu Seung Ryong, Honey Lee, Jin Seon Kyu, Lee Dong Hwi, and Gong Myung.
Congratulations to “Extreme Job” on the amazing achievement!