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Alienoid [외계+인 1부]: Korean Action-Packed film tops daily sales!

The sci-fi fantasy action-packed film, Alienoid [외계+인 1부], is a time-traveling futuristic film. In the film, the door of time opens between the swordsman who wants to seize the legendary divine sword at the end of the Goryeo Dynasty and those who chase after an alien prisoner imprisoned in a human body in the year 2022. Directed by one of the most bankable filmmakers in Korea, Choi Dong-hoon [total sales of 264,800,901,351 Won or approx. $202 million], best known for "Tazza: The High Rollers" (2006) [36,042,876,200 Won or $27.5 Million], "The Thieves" (2012) [93,621,814,000 Won or $74 Million] and "Assassination" (2015) [98,319,477,081 Won or $75 Million], it is no wonder that his latest film Alienoid is a crowd-pleaser [No. 1 daily sales ranking valuing at 848,905,913 Won as on July 26, 2022].

Not just an acclaimed director, but the cast of the film carries a lot of weight. Ryu Jun-yeol rose to his fame for his breakthrough role in the critically acclaimed television series Reply 1988 (2015-2016) - the highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history at the time. He has gone on to star in box-office hit films such as The King (2017) [cumulative sales of 43,396,645,835 Won or $33 Million], A Taxi Driver (2017) [cumulative sales of 95,706,341,049 Won or $73 Million], and Believer (2018) [cumulative sales of 43,463,627,413 Won or $33 Million]. Of his films, he has garnered much attention for his drama and crime genre films.

Similarly, Kim Tae-ri is best known for starring in films like The Handmaiden (2016) [Cumulative Sales of 35,097,970,991 Won or $29 Million] and Little Forest (2018) [cumulative sales of 11,885,775,985 Won or $9 Million] and especially her coming-of-age drama Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022) for which she won the Best Actress Award at the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards.

With a renowned director and an innumerous number of award winning cast members, we feel this film is bound to get you to reach for your cheque. To watch the trailer, please visit

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