Unlike last week's Grand Bell prizes, Korea's Blue Dragon Awards spread the love between "Ode," "Assassination," "Veteran" and "The Throne."
Local crime drama "Inside Men" topped the Korean box office with an opening score of $11.4 million
JK Youn's box office sensation "Ode to My Father" came out on top at the Grand Bell Awards, another hit "Veteran" was snubbed.
Korean occult thriller "The Priests" remained on top of the Korean box office in its second week, beating the new release of "Spectre."
"The Priests" debuted on top of the Korean box office in the first weekend of Nov., normally a weak period for ticket sales in the country.
Homegrown thrillers topped the Korean box office as indie mystery thriller "Fatal Intuition" opened in top spot
"The Phone" opened on top of the Korean box office with $5.13 million between Thursday and Sunday.
In-demand Korean singer-actor, Lee Joon-gi has joined the cast of "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter," the sixth instalment of the "Resident Evil" series.
The top three places at the Korean box office remained unchanged, with "The Martian" holding top spot after a week-on-week drop of 45%.
"The Martian" debuted on top of the Korean box office during the three-day Hangul Day Holiday.
South Korea's CJ Entertainment continued to strengthen its film industry ties with near neighbour China by holding a short film festival.