ENTERTAINMENT

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Yoon Min-sik
  • Published : Aug 29, 2019 - 17:14
  • Updated : Aug 29, 2019 - 17:14



Tune in for Love
(Korea)
Opened Aug. 28
Romance, Drama
Directed by Jung Ji-woo

In the year 1994 as singer Yoo Yeol hosts radio show “Yoo Yeol’s Music Album” for the first time, Hyeon-woo (Jung Hae-in) happens to run across Mi-su (Kim Go-eun) at a bakery where she works. Throughout the next decade, fate keeps pulling Hyeon-woo and Mi-su together and pushing them apart again as they try to figure out life on their own, and with each other.



Metamorphosis
(Korea)
Opened Aug. 21
Horror, Thriller
Directed by Kim Hong-seon

A shape-shifting demon infiltrates a family, sparking strange and horrible incidents from within. As the members of the family are forced to suspect and be enraged with one another, exorcist “Uncle Park Jung-su” suddenly visits.





Exit
(Korea)
Opened July 31
Action, Comedy
Directed by Lee Sang-geun

Yong-nam (Jo Jung-suk) is a young man struggling in the job market with no marketable skills. At his mother’s 70th birthday party, he runs into Ui-ju (Im Yoon-ah), an old crush from his college rock-climbing club. Then, a terrorist attack in a nearby building forces Yong-nam to act to get the family to safety.




Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
(US)
Opened Aug. 14
Action, Adventure
Directed by David Leitch
 
Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and lawless outcast Shaw (Jason Statham) first faced off in 2015’s “Furious 7,” the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they’ve tried to take each other down. But when cybergenetically enhanced anarchist Brixton (Idris Elba) gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever, these two sworn enemies will have to work together to stop him.