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Choi-jong-byeong-gi-hwal (2011)

Choejongbyungki Hwal poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,685Details
International Box Office $52,720,006Details
Worldwide Box Office $52,760,691
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Set during the second Manchu invasion of Korea, Nam-Yi, the best archer in Korea, goes up against the Qing Dynasty to save his younger sister Ja-In - who was dragged away by Mongolian invaders.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 11,917 $40,685
All Time International Box Office 1,395 $52,720,006
All Time Worldwide Box Office 2,336 $52,760,691
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 4,728 $40,685
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 3,754 $40,685
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 383 $52,720,006
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 735 $52,760,691

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 14th, 2011 (Limited) by CJ Entertainment, released as Arrow, the Ultimate Weapon
International Releases: August 10th, 2011 (Limited), released as Arrow, the Ultimate Weapon (International Name) (South Korea)
Video Release: February 21st, 2012 by Well Go USA Video, released as War of the Arrows
MPAA Rating: R for bloody violence.
(Rating bulletin 2206, 1/18/2012)
Running Time: 128 minutes
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Keywords: Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Kidnap, Revenge, War, Costume Drama, Sex Crimes, War Crimes, Rescue
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Dasepo Club, DCG Plus, SOVIK Venture Capital
Production Countries: Republic of Korea

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,265 $40,685 Oct 14, 2011 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,427 $40,685 Oct 14, 2011 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,825 $2,543 Oct 14, 2011 3
Theater Average Limited Release 15,027 $2,543 Oct 14, 2011 3
Top 2011 Theater Average Limited Release 723 $2,543 Oct 14, 2011 3
Never Wide Domestic 5,757 $40,685 Oct 14, 2011 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 9,221 $40,685 Oct 14, 2011 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 4,622 0 Oct 14, 2011 0


   Jyu Shin-Ta
Chae-Won Moon    Ja-In
Mu-Yeol Kim    Seo-Goon
Han-Wi Lee    Gap-Yong
Kyeong-Yeong Lee    Kim Moo-Sun
Gi-Woong Park    Doreukon
Ryohei Otani    Nogami

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Won-Suk Jang
Cinematographer    Tae-Sung Kim
Cinematographer    Jong-Chul Park

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/10/14 51 $40,685   16 $2,543   $40,685 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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