The King and the Clown

Two clowns living in Korea's Chosun Dynasty get arrested for staging a play that satirizes the king. They are dragged to the palace and threatened with execution but are given a chance to save their lives if they can make the king laugh.


South Korea
Domestic ()
Summary Details
DistributorCinema Service
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304 theaters
Release DateDec 29, 2005
Running Time1 hr 59 min
GenresDrama History
In Release368 days/52 weeks
Widest Release389 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 30-Jan 1, 20061$4,718,437-304-$15,521$6,332,3441
Jan 6-81$5,758,135+22%369+65$15,604$16,818,2902
Jan 13-151$6,377,436+10.8%389+20$16,394$27,731,9173
Jan 20-222$5,218,437-18.2%374-15$13,953$37,420,8624
Feb 3-51$4,018,212-381-$10,546$58,021,7926
Mar 3-53$1,114,999-224-$4,977$71,462,91910
Mar 10-123$1,015,771-8.9%206-18$4,930$73,300,14311
Mar 17-197$406,670-60%162-44$2,510$73,992,60012