According to the Korean Film Council’s data, “#ALIVE” reached 1,180,200 moviegoers as of June 28 at 5 p.m. KST. This signifies that the movie surpassed 1 million moviegoers inside 5 days of its launch.
The movie additionally made headlines shortly after its premiere when it recorded the very best variety of first-day moviegoers achieved by any movie since South Korea raised its alert stage over the COVID-19 pandemic. Like in most nations world wide, film theaters had been successfully closed in South Korea for months, however have not too long ago begun to open once more.
The efficient closure of film theaters meant that “#ALIVE” can be the first movie launched after February 23 (the date that the risk alert stage elevated) to attain the 1 million moviegoer milestone. Moreover, it beat the movies “Honest Candidate” (7 days) and “Closet” (11 days) in being the quickest to realize the milestone. Both these earlier movies had been launched in February 2020.
“#ALIVE” is a survival thriller in regards to the sudden outbreak of a mysterious sickness that causes the contaminated to assault different folks. As the illness grows uncontrolled all through Seoul, survivors are trapped alone in their flats with out entry to mobile knowledge, Wi-Fi, texting, or telephone calls.
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