Magazine article Screen International

Korean Box Office Grows in First Half of 2018 after Ticket Price Increases

Magazine article Screen International

Korean Box Office Grows in First Half of 2018 after Ticket Price Increases

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Total admissions decreased by 1% to 96.36 million.

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South Korea’s total box office increased by 2.4% to $711.3m (KW802.5bn) in the first half of the year, according to figures from the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), although total admissions decreased by 1% to 96.36 million.

The revenue growth can partly be attributed to an increase in the average ticket price, which grew from $7.14 (KW8,055) in the first half of 2017 to $7.38 (KW8,329) in the first half of this year.

In addition, ticket sales of 3D, 4D and IMAX films increased by a whopping 79% year-on-year to $36.3m in the first half of 2018, on admissions that were up 69% to 3. …

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