More than 100,000 people attended the release of “Into the Fire” on it’s first day and topped the box office at number 1. Choi Seung Hyun (TOP), Kwon Sang Woo, Cha Seung Won and Kim Seung woo starred in this movie.
According to the Film Council of the Integrated System of Cinema tickets, “Into the Fire” which was released on June 16th garnered an attendance of 114,131 people nation wide, and a record total of 249,223 people. “The Office” had the number 1 spot for two weeks of being released and “Into the Fire” has gone up to beat them for the number 1 spot.
“Into the Fire” is rated 12+ and it’s a unique blockbuster masterpiece that has not been seen recently in Korea, therefore it’s attracting lots of attention from Korea.
This movie is based on a true story about 71 impressive student soldiers that defended and a fought a war for Korea, Pohang. “Into the Fire” has now grabbed the megaphone and attention from “A Moment to Remember” which was directed by Lee Jae Han who is also the director of “Into the Fire”.
“Into the Fire” was also selected as the closing movie at the Hawaii International Film Festival.