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Gwoemul (2007)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,201,923Details
International Box Office $90,416,194Details
Worldwide Box Office $92,618,117
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,864 $2,201,923
All Time International Box Office 870 $90,416,194
All Time Worldwide Box Office 1,519 $92,618,117
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 997 $2,201,923
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,211 $2,201,923
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 203 $90,416,194
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 437 $92,618,117

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$12,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 9th, 2007 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures, released as The Host
Video Release: July 24th, 2007 by Magnolia Home Entertainment, released as Host, The
MPAA Rating: R for creature violence and brief language
Running Time: 119 minutes
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Keywords: Foreign Language, Monster, Mutants, Rescue, Revenge, Death of a Son or Daughter
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Countries: Republic of Korea

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,858 $902 Jul 6, 2007 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 932 $902 Jul 6, 2007 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 1,017 $301 Jul 6, 2007 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 2,368 $256 Jun 29, 2007 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,263 $256 Jun 29, 2007 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,281 $128 Jun 29, 2007 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,293 $1,988 Jun 22, 2007 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,041 $1,988 Jun 22, 2007 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 872 $663 Jun 22, 2007 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,502 $2,447 Jun 15, 2007 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,095 $2,447 Jun 15, 2007 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,034 $612 Jun 15, 2007 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,837 $2,255 Jun 8, 2007 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,228 $2,255 Jun 8, 2007 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,559 $322 Jun 8, 2007 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,042 $3,458 Jun 1, 2007 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,247 $3,458 Jun 1, 2007 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,611 $384 Jun 1, 2007 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,261 $5,366 May 25, 2007 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,246 $5,366 May 25, 2007 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,435 $596 May 25, 2007 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,310 $10,022 May 18, 2007 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,100 $10,022 May 18, 2007 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,608 $590 May 18, 2007 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,371 $17,886 May 11, 2007 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 994 $17,886 May 11, 2007 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,887 $526 May 11, 2007 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,630 $22,144 May 4, 2007 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,050 $22,144 May 4, 2007 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,061 $540 May 4, 2007 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,562 $44,118 Apr 27, 2007 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 912 $44,118 Apr 27, 2007 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,955 $700 Apr 27, 2007 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,896 $51,444 Apr 20, 2007 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 978 $51,444 Apr 20, 2007 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,344 $660 Apr 20, 2007 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,786 $103,775 Apr 13, 2007 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 826 $103,775 Apr 13, 2007 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,699 $1,235 Apr 13, 2007 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,901 $171,796 Apr 6, 2007 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 730 $171,796 Apr 6, 2007 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,525 $1,701 Apr 6, 2007 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,095 $282,744 Mar 30, 2007 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 593 $282,744 Mar 30, 2007 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,289 $2,437 Mar 30, 2007 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,643 $269,884 Mar 23, 2007 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 659 $269,884 Mar 23, 2007 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,543 $2,871 Mar 23, 2007 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,060 $245,964 Mar 16, 2007 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 728 $245,964 Mar 16, 2007 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,014 $3,565 Mar 16, 2007 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,233 $314,488 Mar 9, 2007 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 675 $314,488 Mar 9, 2007 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,471 $4,429 Mar 9, 2007 3
Theater Average Limited Release 7,599 $4,429 Mar 9, 2007 3
Top 2007 Theater Average Limited Release 384 $4,429 Mar 9, 2007 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,240 $2,201,923 Mar 9, 2007 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,727 $2,201,923 Mar 9, 2007 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,216 45 Mar 9, 2007 0

Cast

Song Kang-ho   
Hae-Il Park   

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/03/09 24 $314,488   71 $4,429   $314,488 3
2007/03/16 27 $245,964 -22% 69 $3,565   $687,454 10
2007/03/23 25 $269,884 +10% 94 $2,871   $1,057,280 17
2007/03/30 23 $282,744 +5% 116 $2,437   $1,452,018 24
2007/04/06 26 $171,796 -39% 101 $1,701   $1,739,988 31
2007/04/13 38 $103,775 -40% 84 $1,235   $1,910,409 38
2007/04/20 44 $51,444 -50% 78 $660   $2,010,000 45
2007/04/27 52 $44,118 -14% 63 $700   $2,079,462 52
2007/05/04 56 $22,144 -50% 41 $540   $2,122,899 59
2007/05/11 64 $17,886 -19% 34 $526   $2,151,913 66
2007/05/18 75 $10,022 -44% 17 $590   $2,169,274 73
2007/05/25 72 $5,366 -46% 9 $596   $2,181,005 80
2007/06/01 83 $3,458 -36% 9 $384   $2,188,784 87
2007/06/08 79 $2,255 -35% 7 $322   $2,192,787 94
2007/06/15 83 $2,447 +9% 4 $612   $2,196,107 101
2007/06/22 86 $1,988 -19% 3 $663   $2,199,217 108
2007/06/29 87 $256 -87% 2 $128   $2,200,361 115
2007/07/06 87 $902 +252% 3 $301   $2,201,412 122

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/03/09 - $88,000   74 $1,189   $88,000 1
2007/05/28 69 $1,788   9 $199   $2,182,793 81

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/03/09 25 $441,490   71 $6,218   $441,490 7
2007/03/16 28 $345,906 -22% 69 $5,013   $787,396 14
2007/03/23 25 $381,878 +10% 94 $4,063   $1,169,274 21
2007/03/30 25 $398,918 +4% 116 $3,439   $1,568,192 28
2007/04/06 27 $238,442 -40% 101 $2,361   $1,806,634 35
2007/04/13 38 $151,922 -36% 84 $1,809   $1,958,556 42
2007/04/20 46 $76,788 -49% 78 $984   $2,035,344 49
2007/04/27 50 $65,411 -15% 63 $1,038   $2,100,755 56
2007/05/04 56 $33,272 -49% 41 $812   $2,134,027 63
2007/05/11 67 $25,225 -24% 34 $742   $2,159,252 70
2007/05/18 76 $16,387 -35% 17 $964   $2,175,639 77
2007/05/25 82 $9,687 -41% 9 $1,076   $2,185,326 84
2007/06/01 90 $5,206 -46% 9 $578   $2,190,532 91
2007/06/08 97 $3,128 -40% 7 $447   $2,193,660 98
2007/06/15 83 $3,569 +14% 4 $892   $2,197,229 105
2007/06/22 79 $2,876 -19% 3 $959   $2,200,105 112
2007/06/29 84 $405 -86% 2 $203   $2,200,510 119
2007/07/06 81 $1,413 +249% 3 $471   $2,201,923 126

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