[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Yoon Min-sik

Published : Jul 12, 2018 - 17:52
Updated : Jul 12, 2018 - 18:00

Ant-Man and the Wasp
Opened July 4
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi
Directed by Peyton Reed

After “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) with an urgent new mission.

The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion
Opened June 27
Action, Thriller, Mystery
Directed by Park Hun-jung

A 7-year-old girl runs away from a mysterious facility and is adopted by an elderly couple. She grows up to be a vivacious, kind-hearted and talented girl named Ja-yun (Kim Da-mi). Her world is turned upside down when she encounters a mysterious figure, Gwi Gong-ja (Choi Woo-shik), and her past comes back to haunt her.

Sunset in My Hometown
Opened July 4
Comedy, drama
Directed by Lee Joon-ik

Underground rapper Hak-soo (Park Jung-min) receives a call from his hometown that his father -- who he hates for mistreating him and his now-deceased mother -- is dying. There, he confronts high school classmate Seon-mi (Kim Go-eun) who secretly had crush on him and encounters a blast from the past in the small town.

Opened June 27
Directed by Min Kyu-dong

Nearly five decades have passed since Korea was liberated from Japanese colonization, but memories of sexual slavery still haunt former “comfort women.” The film follows the real-life story of 10 Busan-based comfort women’s uphill legal battle of 1992 in Shimonoseki, Japan.


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