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Myeong-ryang (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,830,989Details
International Box Office $130,619,928Details
Worldwide Box Office $133,450,917
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $64,316 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $73,666 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $137,982
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The story of Korean history’s most astonishing military victory by its greatly revered strategist, Admiral Yi Sunshin, who lures over 300 Japanese ships into a deadly trap where they meet their fate against only 13 battle ships.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,767 $2,830,989
All Time International Box Office (Rank 601-700) 643 $130,619,928
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,157 $133,450,917
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 801-900) 888 $2,830,989

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 8th, 2014 (Limited) by CJ Entertainment, released as The Admiral: Roaring Currents
Video Release: April 28th, 2015 by CJ Entertainment, released as The Admiral: Roaring Currents
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 127 minutes
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Keywords: On a Boat, War, Underdog, Historical Battles
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Big Stone Pictures
Production Countries: Republic of Korea

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Top 2014 Theater Average 15 $43,000 Aug 8, 2014 3

Leading Cast

   Admiral Yi

Supporting Cast

Ryu Seung-Ryong    Japanese Admiral Gur
Jin-woong Jo    Wakijaka
Kim Myung-gon    Dodo
Jin gu    Lim Joon-young
Lee Jung-hyun    Lady Jung
Kwon Yul    Yi Hwoe
No Min-woo    Ha-ru
Ryohei Otani    Junsa
Park Bo-gum    Su-bong

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Production and Technical Credits

Han-Min Kim    Screenwriter
Jeon Cheol-hong    Screenwriter
Kim Joo-gyeong    Producer
Jung Byeong-wook    Producer
Jeong Tae-Sung    Executive Producer
Jang Chun-sup    Production Designer
Changju Kim    Editor
Tae-Sung Kim    Composer
Ha Gyeong-ho    Director of Photography

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/08/08 47 $43,000   1 $43,000   $43,000 1
2014/08/15 21 $525,500 +1,122% 30 $17,517   $650,100 2
2014/08/22 24 $480,000 -9% 47 $10,213   $1,584,000 3
2014/08/29 38 $244,000 -49% 39 $6,256   $2,428,600 4
2014/09/05 37 $170,000 -30% 51 $3,333   $2,803,200 5
2014/09/19 60 $22,903   14 $1,636   $2,826,103 7
2014/10/10 80 $4,886   1 $4,886   $2,830,989 10

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Weekly Box Office Performance

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