[News] "The Man From Nowhere" continues to shine as No. 1


Korean thriller "The Man From Nowhwere," starring Hallyu star Won Bin and child actress Kim Sae-ron, has outshined competition on the local box office once again for the fifth consecutive week.

According to the Korean Box Office System (KOBIS) on Monday, "Man," about a reclusive former special agent who befriends a young girl next door, attracted 368,716 moviegoers during the weekend of September 3 to 5, while raking in over five million viewers since opening in theaters on August 4.

Hollywood action comedy "Killers," starring top actors Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl, entered the local box office at No. 2, bringing in 175,041 ticket sales and Leonardo DiCaprio starrer "Inception" jumped up three slots from last week to re-enter the top tier with 95,627 admits.

Korean horror film "I Saw the Devil" remained in fourth place with 91,091 viewers, followed sequentially by Hollywood fantasy flick "The Last Airbender." selling 84,520 tickets.

Other movies included in the top ten were "Piranha 3D," "Mulan," "After Life," "Bedeviled" and "Predators."

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