According to data from the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), on the first day of its debut on May 15, "The Gangster, The Cop and The Devil" quickly became the most popular movie of the day, when it attracted 175,397. The audience came to the theater, surpassing the box-office rival last week's "Avengers: Endgame" with 62,155 spectators. "The Gangster, The Cop and The Devil" continues to lead the box office for 5 consecutive days and officially surpassed the milestone of 1 million viewers on May 18, after only 4 days of release. In the past, there are two films that Ma Dong Seok participated in with similar achievements as "The Outlaws" and "New World".
"The Gangster, The Cop, Devil" is a crime action movie about a gang tycoon who survived after being the target of a serial killer and a detective cooperating with him to catch guys killing.
In the movie, actor Ma Dong Seok will play the role of Jang Dong Soo, a gang boss from Cheonan district. Jang Dong Soo is the only person who survived and was a witness to a series of murders and a helper in finding the killer.
Actor Kim Moo Yul plays Jeong Tae Seok, a detective of Cheonan Police Headquarters. Jeong Tae Seok never gave in to a criminal and hated the crowd, but because he wanted to catch a serial killer soon, he cooperated with Jang Dong Soo.
Actor Kim Sung Kyu will play the serial killer Kang Kyung Ho. Kang Kyeong Ho is a cruel killer without a pattern and his crimes are perfect, even the police do not realize he is a serial killer. However, Kang Kyung Ho provoked Jang Dong Soo and made a mistake in his perfection.
"Avengers: Endgame" fell to No. 2 with 388,851 viewers and $ 3,076,930, at 958 screens and accounting for 17.92% of total sales in the last 3 weekends.
The 3rd place this week is "Miss & Mrs. Cops", with 371,850 viewers, earning $ 2,721,533, at 885 screens and accounting for 15.85% of total sales.
"Pokemon Detective Pikachu" was at No. 4 when there were 122,701 viewers, earning $ 858,747.
Meanwhile, "Juror 8" is 2 places to No. 5 with 120,347 spectators and $ 811,310 at 648 screens, representing only 4.72% of total sales.