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Confession, Starring So Jisub & Kim Yunjin, Topped the Box Office on Its Release Weekend

Nov 01, 2022
  • Writer by Hellen Park
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A Tight Match with REMEMBER in 2nd Place, Black Adam is 3rd Pushed by New Korean Films



Two new Korean films are in a tight race at the box office. Confession and REMEMBER, which were released on October 26, are the main characters. Both films are thrillers starring character actors such as So Jisub, Kim Yunjin, and Lee Sungmin, and both are evaluated to have successfully remade overseas films.


The first movie to win the weekend's box office is Confession, a thriller starring So Jisub and Kim Yunjin. According to the Korean Box Office Information System (KOBIS) of the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), Confession recorded 172,565 viewers and 26.9% of sales over the weekend from the 28th to the 30th. Confession depicts a story of a promising businessman (So Jisub) who was identified as the only suspect in a murder case that happened in a secret room and a lawyer (Kim Yunjin) with a 100% winning rate, who tries to prove her client’s innocence while matching hidden pieces of the case. On October 26 when it was released, Confession marked 2nd place but topped at the box office over the weekend. Confession is a remake of the Spanish film, The Invisible Guest.


REMEMBER, starring Lee Sungmin and Nam Joohyuk, won 2nd place at the box office over the weekend. REMEMBER recorded 141,573 weekend audiences with 21.9% sales. The film is a thriller about an 80-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease starting revenge that he has prepared for 60 years. The original film of REMEMBER is the Canadian-German joint film Remember directed by Atom Egoyan. 


DC's new superhero film, Black Adam, stepped down to 3rd place at the weekend's box office. Black Adam, which topped the box office last weekend, was ranked 3rd place with 118,111 viewers and 18.8% of sales on the 2nd weekend of its release, pushed by new Korean films. The total audience of Black Adam is 649,123. 


4th place is animation Crayon Shin-chan: Shrouded in Mystery! The Flowers of Tenkazu Academy, 5th place is the Korean musical film Life is Beautiful, and 6th is Everything Everywhere All at Once, a multiverse action drama starring Michelle Yeoh, which is doing well, drawing 178,004 audiences in total so far.

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