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SHOWBOX Coporation
Native name
Hangul (주)쇼박스
Revised Romanization (Ju)Syopakseu
Traded as KRX: 086980 (July 7, 2006)
Industry entertainment, media
Predecessor Media Flex Co., Ltd.
Successor Showbox Co., Ltd.
Founded June 10, 1999; 18 years ago (1999-06-10) in Seoul, South Korea
Founder Yoo Jung-hoon
Headquarters Nambusunhwan, Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea
Area served
Key people
Yoo Jung-hoon (CEO and founder)
Services Film distribution
Revenue 12,327,000,000 won (2014)
2,086,000,000 won
2,634,000,000 won
Total equity 105,272,000,000 won (2014)

Showbox Mediaplex Co., Inc. (Hangul쇼박스 ㈜미디어플렉스) is one of the largest film distribution companies in South Korea, founded in 1996.[1] Showbox is the film investment, production and distribution branch of Mediaplex, Inc., entertainment arm of Orion Group. Its main competitors for domestic box office are CJ Entertainment, Lotte Entertainment, and Next Entertainment World (NEW). Despite having very short history in the industry, they managed to have top 6 of 10 blockbusters in Korean box office history, number 1 being 2012's The Thieves and continues to have a series of hits.


  1. ^ "ShowBox 회사연혁" [ShowBox History]. HOME > COMPANY (in Korean). 

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