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[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

Oct. 1, 2022 - 16:00 By Song Seung-hyun

Honest Candidate 2


Opened Sept. 28


Directed by Jang Yoo-jung

Sang-sook (Ra Mi-ran) is jobless after losing the Seoul mayoral election. One day, she accidentally saves a man in the sea and sees an opportunity to return to politics. She starts lying again for a higher approval rating. But Sang-sook soon finds out that she is once again unable to lie -- and this time, she’s not the only one suffering from this mysterious affliction.

Project Wolf Hunting


Opened Sept. 21


Directed by Kim Hong-sun

A team of Korean police officers are on a mission to bring heinous criminals to South Korea from the Philippines via a ship. Looking for an opportunity to escape are Jong-du (Seo In-guk), a cold-blooded killer, and Do-il (Jang Dong-yoon), who has an Interpol red notice on him. Meanwhile, a mysterious presence created in a secret lab onboard puts everyone's lives at risk.

Confidential Assignment 2: International


Opened Sept. 7


Directed by Lee Suk-hoon

North Korean detective Chul-ryung (Hyun Bin) is sent to South Korea again on a new mission. His target is North Korean crime organization leader Jang Myung-joon (Jin Seon-kyu). In South Korea, Chul-ryung once again teams up with detective Kang Jin-tae (Yoo Hye-jin). Meanwhile, FBI agent Jack (Daniel Henney) joins Chul-ryung and Jin-tae in their pursuit of Myung-joon.



Opened Aug. 24


Directed by Park Gyu-tae

Chun-woo (Go Kyung-pyo), who is about to complete his military service, ends up with a lottery ticket worth 5.7 billion won ($4.1 million). But he soon loses the windfall as a breeze blows the ticket across the Military Demarcation Line. Yongho (Lee Yi-kyung), a North Korean soldier, finds the lottery ticket across the border.