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Seondal: The Man who Sells the River (2016)

Seondal: The Man who Sells the River
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $97,223Details
International Box Office $12,804,849Details
Worldwide Box Office $12,902,072
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Based on an ancient novel of satire and humor about Kim Seon Dal, Seondal is a genius swindler, possessing an alluring appearance and boldness. He works with Bo-Won, Female Buddhist Yoon and Gyeon. The swindler team is famous nationwide.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,201-11,300) 11,241 $97,223
All Time International Box Office (Rank 3,301-3,400) 3,319 $12,804,849
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,670 $12,902,072
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 4,001-4,100) 4,098 $97,223

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 15th, 2016 (Limited) by CJ Entertainment
International Releases: June 24th, 2016 (Wide) (South Korea)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 121 minutes
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Keywords: War, China, Ancient China, Confidence Men, Gold Digger
Source:Based on Folk Tale/Legend/Fairytale
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: M Pictures , SNK Pictures
Production Countries: Republic of Korea

Leading Cast

   Kim Seon-dal

Supporting Cast

Cho Jae-Hyeon    Sung Dae-ryeon
Ra Mi-ran    Female Buddhist Yoon
Xiumin    Gyeon
Ko Chang-Seok    Bo-won
Jun Suk-ho    Lee Wan
Seo Ye-ji    Gyu-Young
Lee Jun-hyeok    Receiver
Kim Young-pil    Seong Jong-ik
Choi Gwi-hwa    Cross-dresser

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Production and Technical Credits

Dae-min Park    Screenwriter
Kim Tae-Won    Producer
Park Jae-Hyun    Producer
Kim Bong-Seo    Producer
Suk Dong-Joon    Producer
Kim Jae-beom    Editor
Kim Sang-beom    Editor
Kim Jong-Jin    Director of Photography

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/07/15 42 $36,415   7 $5,202   $37,195 1
2016/07/22 53 $18,303 -50% 7 $2,615   $80,148 2
2016/07/29 73 $2,978 -84% 2 $1,489   $95,338 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/07/15 43 $61,845   7 $8,835   $61,845 1
2016/07/22 53 $30,515 -51% 7 $4,359   $92,360 2
2016/07/29 81 $4,863 -84% 2 $2,432   $97,223 3

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
South Korea 6/24/2016 $0 0 942 2172 $12,564,304 10/27/2016
Rest of World $240,545
International Total$12,804,849 10/27/2016

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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