Singapore, 17 Nov 2003 -- "Wishing Stairs" was the biggest opening film at
the box office last week.
The Korean horror movie collected a total of S$295,856 at the box office in
its opening weekend from 13 to 16 Nov, outshining films like "Hidden
Track", "Cold Creek Manor", "Le Divorce", "Warriors of Heaven and Earth"
and "Fanfan la Tulipe" which also opened last week.
"Wishing Stairs" now holds the title of All-Time Biggest Opening Korean
Film in the market with a gross of S$365,184 (including sneaks). This far
surpasses the previous record-holder "A Tale of Two Sisters" by an
outstanding 53% and beats other horror successes like "The Ring" (Japanese), "The
Ring 2" (Japanese) and "Visible Secrets".
"Wishing Stairs", which stars Park Han-byul and Song Ji-hyo and tells a
tale of wishes turned bad, was a box office success in Korea as well, where
it had gathered a total of 1.9 million box office admissions.