“Very Ordinary Couple” took the number one place after its premiere on the weekend of March 22- March 24.
According to the Korean Film Council, movie “Very Ordinary Couple” was able to sell 538,875 tickets in its first weekend, for a total of 644, 564 making it the number one movie.
The movie which premiered on March 21st, and stars Kim Min Hee, and Lee Min Ki, talks about a couple who works in a bank, and break up. After their breaking, their love enlightens again, and they embark in a on-and-off relationship.
“Very Ordinary Couple” is being compared to movies like “Architecture 101” and “My Wife’s Everything,” which premiered last year, and had the similar box office sales. What also is gathering attention is that the movie was able to score being an “R” rated movie.
Following behind “Very Ordinary Couple” is “My Paparotti” with 329,615 over the weekend for a total of 971,252. Coming at third is the Hollywood movie “Warm Bodies” selling 262,127 for a total of 924,936, then comes “The New World” which sold 202,708 for a total of 4,314,742, and rounding up the top 5 is “Django Unchained” selling 119,743 for a total of 143,998.
“Very Ordinary Couple” is expected to do well in the following weeks, just as other romantic comedies have been doing in the Korean Box Office.