ENTERTAINMENT

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Yoon Min-sik
  • Published : Jan 3, 2019 - 13:13
  • Updated : Jan 3, 2019 - 13:13



Aquaman
(US)
Opened Dec. 19
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Directed by James Wan


Half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) struggles with his identity while his father still misses his wife, former Atlantian queen Atlanna. Arthur keeps turning down the request by Mera (Amber Heard) and Vulko (Willem Dafoe) to challenge his half brother, Orm (Patrick Wilson), for the throne of Atlantis, but he is forced to take action when Orm plans to wage a war on humanity.




Take Point
(Korea)
Opened Dec. 26
Action, Adventure, Drama
Directed by Kim Byung-woo

On the day of the US presidential election in 2024, Ahab (Ha Jung-woo) and his team of elite mercenaries embark on a secret CIA mission to abduct North Korea’s defense minister in an underground bunker below the Korean Demilitarized Zone. However, they get caught in the crossfire that causes tensions to escalate to the brink of World War III.




Bumblebee
(US)
Opened Dec. 25
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Directed by Travis Knight


On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug. 




Bohemian Rhapsody
(US)
Opened Oct. 31
Biography, Drama, Music
Directed by Bryan Singer


The film traces the meteoric rise of Queen and its leader Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music.