|Singapore, 24 Nov 2003 -- Korean horror film "Wishing Stairs" took in
another S$166,872 over the last weekend (20 - 23 Nov), chalking up a
cumulative total of S$649,180 since its sneaks from 7 to 9 Nov and its
general release on 13 Nov.
"Wishing Stairs" now holds the record for All-Time Biggest Korean Film in
Singapore. The cumulative box office for "Wishing Stairs" in its second
week of release already surpasses the final box office for the previous
record-holder "My Sassy Girl" by 28 percent. "My Sassy Girl" ran in the
cinemas for seven weeks.
This latest record adds another feather in the cap for "Wishing Stairs",
which already boasts the biggest sneaks, the biggest opening day and the
biggest opening weekend box office ever for a Korean title shown in
Singapore. It was also the biggest opening film in its week of release.
"Wishing Stairs" has also outperformed "A Tale of Two Sisters", the
cumulative total of the former surpassing the final box office gross of the
latter by 31 percent. "A Tale of Two Sisters" ran for a total of four
weeks. Other titles that "Wishing Stairs" has beaten include "Shiri","Marrying the Mafia", "Bichunmoo" and "Volcano High" (S$253,089).