South Korea experienced a sensational month in the film industry as “The Roundup: No Way Out,” a Korean action thriller, soared to the top of the box office charts. Revealed by the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), this riveting movie led the pack with its gripping storyline and an all-star cast that includes the renowned actors Ma Dong-seok (also known as Don Lee), Lee Joon-hyuk, and Munetaka Aoki. As the third installment in the immensely successful “Crime City” franchise, the film garnered an astounding 8.74 million tickets sold in June, accumulating a staggering revenue of $66.05 million.

“The Roundup: No Way Out” not only claimed the title of the highest-grossing film of the year in South Korea but also captivated audiences with its heart-pounding narrative and outstanding performances. The plot revolves around a group of determined individuals entangled in a perilous situation, facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles as they desperately try to escape.

Following closely behind, securing the second to fifth positions on the list of top-grossing films in South Korea for June were “Elemental,” “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,” “The Flash,” and “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” respectively. These films, originating from the United States, garnered significant attention and achieved remarkable box office numbers throughout the month, further contributing to the overall success of the South Korean film industry.

Another notable entry on the list was “The Childe,” starring the beloved Korean actor Kim Seon-ho. Making its debut on June 21, this heartwarming drama enchanted audiences with its emotional narrative and exceptional performances, securing the sixth spot on the rankings. The film attracted a total of 491,179 admissions and generated a gross revenue of $3.62 million.

The following presents a detailed breakdown of the top 10 films in South Korea for the month of June, ranked according to the number of tickets sold:

“The Roundup: No Way Out” (South Korea) – $66,057,923 (gross) / 8,745,231 (total admissions)
“Elemental” (US) – $12,632,070 / 1,691,752
“Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” (US) – $5,861,825 / 764,377
“The Flash” (US) – $4,949,128 / 614,030
“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” (US) – $4,025,143 / 497,687
“The Childe” (South Korea) – $3,623,872 / 491,179
“Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3” (US) – $2,097,397 / 269,489
“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” (US) – $1,714,363 / 241,371
“Pokemon: Arceus To The Conquering Of Space-Time” (Japan) – $1,603,354 / 227,540
“The Little Mermaid” (US) – $1,199,424 / 158,978

The success of “The Roundup: No Way Out” has marked June as a truly remarkable month for the South Korean film industry. Alongside the outstanding performances of other captivating films, this achievement further solidifies South Korea’s position as a thriving hub for diverse and engaging cinema. As the year progresses, audiences eagerly anticipate the next wave of exceptional films that will continue to captivate and entertain in theaters across the country.