Exhuma Hits 6 Million Viewers: Cast and Director Share Their Gratitude

The blockbuster film Exhuma has achieved a monumental milestone, surpassing 6 million viewers just 11 days after its release. This achievement has prompted heartfelt thanks from director Jang Jae-Hyun and stars Choi Min-Shik, Kim Go-Eun, Ryu Hae-Jin, and Kim Jae-Cheol. To celebrate this achievement, Showbox, the film’s distributor, shared handwritten messages of gratitude from the film’s team on the 4th.

A New Record for Director Jang Jae-Hyun

Director Jang Jae-Hyun has outdone himself with Exhuma, breaking his previous record of 5.44 million viewers for The Priests. He humorously thanked the audience, promising to work diligently on his scriptwriting, Exhuma has surpassed 6 million! I sincerely thank all viewers. I will write the script diligently and quickly.”

Cast’s Heartfelt Messages

The ensemble cast, known for their exceptional acting synergy, shared their appreciation with handwritten notes:

  • Choi Min-Shik celebrated the milestone, stating, “‘Exhuma‘!! 6 million… Thank you!!”
  • Kim Go-Eun warmly thanked the viewers, saying, “Movie Exhuma!! Thank you to the 6 million viewers ♡”
  • Ryu Hae-Jin expressed his astonishment and gratitude, “Wow!! 6 million, I’m so grateful^^”
  • Kim Jae-cheol also shared his joy, “6 million!! Thank you to all the viewers who loved Exhuma ♥”

Surpassing Milestones

Exhuma has not only set a personal record for Jang Jae-Hyun but also marked significant achievements for 2024 by being the first film to consecutively surpass 4 million, 5 million, and now 6 million viewers, particularly during the March 1st holiday. With 6,033,190 cumulative viewers by the 3rd, according to the Korean Film Council, Exhuma continues its box office dominance.

Unprecedented Success

In its second weekend, Exhuma attracted 2,335,931 viewers, outperforming its opening weekend and continuing its successful run. This rapid growth outpaced 2022’s The Outlaws 2 and 2023’s Spring in Seoul, making Exhuma a standout hit of 2024.

About Exhuma

Exhuma is an occult mystery film that delves into the eerie world of a geomancer, a funeral director, and shamans who undertake the relocation of a suspicious tomb for a hefty sum. Its gripping storyline and high-quality production have captivated audiences, reflected in impressive ratings across major cinemas: a CGV Golden Egg Index of 95%, a Lotte Cinema rating of 9.4, and a Megabox rating of 9.

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