'The Policeman's Lineage' tops local box office a day after its release

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'The Policeman's Lineage' tops local box office a day after its release

A poster for crime drama ″The Policeman's Lineage” (2022) [ACEMAKER MOVIEWORKS]

A poster for crime drama ″The Policeman's Lineage” (2022) [ACEMAKER MOVIEWORKS]

 
Crime drama film "The Policeman's Lineage," which hit local theaters on Wednesday, is topping box offices according to the Korea Box Office Information System (Kobis) on Thursday.  
 
The information system run by the Korean Film Council (Kofic) revealed that “The Policeman's Lineage” garnered around 64,000 moviegoers on the first day of its release and replaced “Spider-Man: No Way Home” (2021) in the top spot.   
 
Loosely based on a Japanese novel of the same title, “The Policeman's Lineage” tells the story of a police officer (played by actor Cho Jin-woong) who is determined to hunt down suspects by any means and a rookie officer (played by actor Choi Woo-shik) who secretly surveils him.  

BY HALEY YANG [yang.hyunjoo@joongang.co.kr]
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