79 films were produced in South Korea in 1961. 84 foreign films were also released in the country. There were 302 theaters exhibiting films in South Korea this year.[1] The top money-making South Korean films of 1961, as indicated by ticket sales in Seoul, were:[2]





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  1. Motion Picture Promotion Corporation. (1984). A Compilation of Data on the Film Industry. Seoul: MPPC. quoted in Min Eung-jun, Joo Jin-sook and Kwak Han-ju (2003). Korean Film: History, Resistance, and Democratic Imagination. Westport, Connecticut and London: Praeger Publishers. p. 153. ISBN 0-275-95811-6.
  2. Lee, Young-il (1988). "9. Feature Films Which Recorded More than 100,000 Ticket Sales in Seoul". The History of Korean Cinema. Seoul: Motion Picture Promotion Corporation. p. 296. ISBN 8-9880-9512-X.