The Thieves is still staying strong even after the day of its premiere.
On July 27, three days since its premiere on July 25, The Thieves
is expected to gather 1 million moviegoers. The film sold 430,622
tickets on the day of its premiere, and 410,192 tickets on July 26 for a
total of 862,663.
July 26 was a weekday, more than 400,000 people visited the theaters
for the film. There’s no reason the numbers will drop on July 27,
because it’s a Friday, the start of the weekend. The film is thus
expected to break through the 1 million mark on July 27.
is also receiving much praise for its quality. The score for the film
on Naver Movies has been staying close to 8 out of 10, even showing an
The Thieves is about how a group of thieves
join forces to steal one infamous diamond. The quick editing skills
characteristic of director Choi Dong Hoon has his audience on the edge
of their seats during the 135 minutes it airs. The large-scale scenes
shot in Macau and Hong Kong are also staggering.
The film even
features a cast of actors that are hard to see in one film, such as Kim
Yun Suk, Kim Hye Soo, Lee Jung Jae, Jun Ji Hyun and Kim Soo Hyun. The
Hong Kong actor Simon Yam adds to the international diversity.