[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Yoon Min-sik

Published : Aug 2, 2018 - 15:28
Updated : Aug 2, 2018 - 15:28



Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days
(Korea)
Opened July 1
Action, Drama, Fantasy
Directed by Kim Yong-hwa


Gangrim (Ha Jung-woo), an agent of the afterlife, attempts to clear his client Kim Su-hong’s (Kim Dong-wook) charges in a trial after death, while his colleagues Haewonmak (Ju Ji-hoon) and Lee Deok-choon (Kim Hyang-gi) try to bring an elderly man living past his due time to the underworld. But the trio’s past threatens both missions.




Mission: Impossible - Fallout
(US)
Opened July 25
Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie


“Mission: Impossible - Fallout” finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett and Vanessa Kirby also join the dynamic cast.




Illang: The Wolf Brigade
(Korea)
Opened July 25
Action, Sci-fi
Directed by Kim Jee-woon


Set in 2029 as South and North Korea prepare for a unified government after years of preparation. South Korean police launch a special unit, known as Wolf Brigade and led by Im Joong-kyung (Gang Dong-won), to stop an anti-reunification terrorist group. But Im’s trauma of seeing a girl detonate herself right in front of his eyes influences his mission



Incredibles 2
(US)
Opened July 18
Animation, Action, Adventure
Directed by Brad Bird
 


Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2”--but this time Helen (Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight. This leaves Bob (Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (Sarah Vowell) and Dash (Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life, which is a tough transition for everyone.

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