‘Train to Busan’ smashes box office records

By   |  Jul 23, 2016

South Korean thriller ‘Train to Busan‘ has smashed the opening record at the box office to become the latest blockbuster from the country.

It grossed US$ 5.76 million from 872,000 admissions on its first day of release, beating the previous records held by ‘The Admiral: Roaring Currents’ and ‘Captain America: Civil War’.

The film tells the story of a group of passengers desperately trying to survive on a bullet train that is under attack by zombies. It is directed by Yeon Sang-Ho, whose previous films include the critically acclaimed animated features ‘The King of Pigs’ and ‘The Fake’.

Embedded below is the just-released official US trailer for ‘Train to Busan’.

Isaac Chambers

Asian film lover. Lived in Hong Kong. Grew up watching Doraemon and Dr. Slump.

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