‘Smugglers’, which achieved 3 million viewers, was there a box office success with the actors’ ‘hot’ support?

August 7, 2023


(From the upper left row) Actors Kim Hye-soo, Yeom Jeong-ah, Jo In-seong, Park Jung-min, 

Kim Jong-soo, Go Min-si, Kim Jae-hwa, and Park Jun-myeon. photo | private channel

(From left) Actors Bobi Joo, Min-jae Shin, Jin-seok Kwak, Se-ho Ahn, 

Choong-gil Kim, Kyung-hye Park, Jeong-soo Lee, and Jeong-won Jeong. photo | personal channel

[Sports Seoul | Reporter Yoo Da-yeon intern] The movie 'Smuggling' surpassed 3 million viewers in 11 days of its release.

According to the Korea Film Promotion Commission's integrated computer network for movie theater tickets, 'Smugglers', which was released on the 26th of last month, surpassed 3 million viewers on the 5th, the 11th day. Among the Korean films released this year, “Smugglers” is the first time since “Crime City” to surpass 3 million viewers.

In order to break through the 3 million audience commemoration, the main actors also delivered handwritten messages of thanks. In addition, messages relayed by cast members such as Kim Hye-soo, Yum Jeong-ah, Jo In-seong, Park Jung-min, Kim Jong-soo, Go Min-si, Kim Jae-hwa, Park Jun-myeon, Park Kyung-hye, Joo Bo-bi, Jeong Do-won, Ahn Se-ho, Shin Min-jae, Kim Choong-gil, Lee Jeong-soo, and Kwak Jin-seok.

Directed by Ryoo Seung-wan, 'Smuggling' is a work that depicts the story of haenyeo who started Smugglers contraband instead of abalone from the sea polluted by industrialization.