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  • THE THIEVES steal 10 million hearts
  • Aug 17, 2012
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    International caper flick becomes the sixth Korean film ever to surpass the 10 million admissions mark
     
     
    CHOI Dong-hoon's The Thieves has officially surpassed the 10 million admission mark at the box office. The record was set just 22 days after its release. The film drew 338,199 moviegoers on August 15th --  Korea's Independence Day, a national holiday -- becoming only the sixth Korean film ever to total more than 10 million admissions. The Thieves set admissions records on the day of its release and drew an official number of 10,096,957 admissions within its first four weeks of release. The film now joins the elite company of 2003's Silmido (11,081,000), 2004's Taegukgi (11,756,735), 2005's King and the Clown (12,302,831) and two 2009 releases -- The Host (13,019,740) and Haeundae (11,390,000). 
      
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