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‘Dilan 1990’, ‘Suzzanna’ among most watched Indonesian films in 2018

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Wed, January 2, 2019  /  04:31 pm
‘Dilan 1990’, ‘Suzzanna’ among most watched Indonesian films in 2018

A still from 'Dilan 1990.' (Falcon Pictures/File)

The Indonesian movie database website Filmindonesia.or.id has released a list of the 15 most-viewed local films in 2018, based on data from theater chains and film producers.

Dilan 1990, adapted from a novel written by Pidi Baiq, tops the list after amassing 6.3 million viewers. Directed by Fajar Bustomi and Pidi Baiq, it tells about the romantic relationship between senior high school students Dilan (Iqbaal Ramadhan) and Milea (Vanesha Prescilla) in Bandung, West Java, in 1990. Its sequel, Dilan 1991, is planned for release this year.

Dilan 1990 is followed by horror film Suzzanna: Bernapas dalam Kubur (Suzzanna: Breathing inside the Grave), which ranks second with 3.3 million moviegoers. Released in November and starring actress Luna Maya, Suzzanna is a reboot of horror movies starred by the late Indonesian horror queen Suzzanna, famous in the 1970s.

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Fariz Alfarazi as Bujang Gila Tapak Sakti (left), Sherina as Anggini (center) and Vino G. Bastian as Wiro Sableng in 'Wiro Sableng'. Fariz Alfarazi as Bujang Gila Tapak Sakti (left), Sherina as Anggini (center) and Vino G. Bastian as Wiro Sableng in 'Wiro Sableng'. (twitter.com/lalatimothy/File)

Another horror flick, Danur 2: Maddah, is in third place with 2.5 million viewers. (wir/wng)

The complete list is as follows:

1. Dilan 1990 (6,315,664)

2. Suzzanna: Bernapas dalam Kubur (3,343,663)

3. Danur 2: Maddah (2,572,6724)

4, Si Doel the Movie (1,757,653) 

5. Asih (1,714,798)

6. #Teman tapi Menikah (Friends but Married) (1,655,829)

7. Wiro Sableng: Pendekar Kapak Maut Naga Geni 212 (212 Warrior) (1,552,014)

8. Jailangkung 2 (1,498,635)

9. A Man Called Ahok (1,465,145)

10. Sabrina (1,337,510) 

11. Kuntilanak (1,236,000)

12. Sebelum Iblis Menjemput (Before the Devil Comes for You) (1,122,187) 

13. Eiffel...I'm in Love 2 (1,008,392)

14. Milly & Mamet: Ini Bukan Cinta & Rangga (Milly & Mamet: Not Cinta & Rangga) (1,008,119)

15. Yowis Ben (935,622)

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