Bring the Soul: The Movie

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Bring the Soul: The Movie
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Theatrical release poster
Hangul브링 더 소울: 더 무비
Revised RomanizationBeuling Deo Soul: Deo Mubi
Directed byPark Jun-soo
Starring
Music byBTS
Production
company
Distributed byTrafalgar Releasing
Release date
  • August 7, 2019 (2019-08-07)
Running time
103 minutes
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean
Box office$12.6 million[1]

Bring the Soul: The Movie (Korean브링 더 소울: 더 무비; RRBeuling Deo Soul: Deo Mubi) is a 2019 South Korean documentary film directed by Park Jun-soo featuring South Korean boy band BTS. The film is co-produced by Big Hit Entertainment and A Camp Entertainment, and distributed by Trafalgar Releasing. It was limitedly released in the United States on August 7, 2019.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

The film alternates between performances in various cities of the band's Love Yourself World Tour and a conversation between members which was filmed "on a rooftop in Paris" following the end of the European leg in October 2018.[4]

Release[edit]

The film was first announced on June 26, 2019 on Twitter through BTS' official account. Tickets went on sale on July 3.[5] The film was released to a record-setting 110 countries around the world, the "widest-ever event cinema debut" in history.[6][7]

Box office[edit]

As of August 13, 2019, Bring the Soul: The Movie has grossed $4.4 million in the United States and Canada, and $8.2 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $12.6 million.[1]

In the United States the film played in 873 theaters, grossing $2.3 million in its opening weekend and a total of $4.4 million over its first five days.[8] The same weekend, it grossed an additional $8.2 million from other territories around the world.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bring the Soul: The Movie (2019)". The Numbers. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  2. ^ Kim, Jae-ha (June 25, 2019). "BTS' 'Bring the Soul: The Movie' Gets Global Theatrical Release". Variety. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  3. ^ Maxouris, Christina (June 26, 2019). "K-pop band BTS is about to release their third movie". CNN. Retrieved June 28, 2019.
  4. ^ Kelley, Caitlin (June 25, 2019). "BTS's 'Bring The Soul' Film Is Headed To Theaters In August". Forbes. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  5. ^ Cho, Yu-gyeong (June 26, 2019). 방탄소년단 ‘브링 더 소울 : 더 무비’ 8월 7일 개봉 확정 [BTS 'Bring the Soul: The Movie' released on August 7]. Sports Donga (in Korean). Retrieved August 9, 2019 – via Naver.
  6. ^ Clarke, Stewart (August 7, 2019). "New BTS Concert Movie, 'Bring the Soul,' Sets Another Event Cinema Record". Variety. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  7. ^ Amos, Jim (August 7, 2019). "BTS' 'Bring The Soul: The Movie' Sets Event Cinema Record With Widest Ever Worldwide Release". Forbes. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  8. ^ Brooks, Brian (August 11, 2019). "'The Peanut Butter Falcon' Leads Mixed Weekend; Music Doc 'Bring The Soul' Croons; 'The Farewell' Salutes $10M: Specialty Box Office". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  9. ^ McClintock, Pamela (August 11, 2019). "Box Office: Boy Band BTS Strikes Again With 'Bring the Soul,' Opens to $13M Globally". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 15, 2019.

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