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[Box office] Movies in theaters this week

By Kim Da-sol

Published : Dec. 8, 2023 - 09:01

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“Single in Seoul”

(South Korea)

Opened Nov. 29


Directed by Park Bum-soo

Young-ho (Lee Dong-wook) -- who dreamt of being single forever and enjoying every moment of his life by himself -- meets Hyun-jin (Im Soo-jung), who gives the men around her a sense of meaning in their actions.

“12.12: The Day”

(South Korea)

Opened Nov. 22


Directed by Kim Seong-su

The film covers nine hours on Dec. 12, 1979 during a coup attempt by Gen. Chun Doo-gwang (Hwang Jung-min), an officer in the new military. Another commander, Lee Tae-shin (Jung Woo-sung), tries to stop the secret plan.



Opened Nov. 29


Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

With the quiet Minato acting strangely, his mother confronts his teacher and the school. Events seen through different perspectives gradually reveal the intricacies in their relationships, hinting at a truth that lies beyond misunderstanding.

“Five Nights at Freddy'”


Opened Nov. 15


Directed by Emma Tammi

Mike starts working as a security guard at Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria. Spending his first night shift on the job, he soon notices that his work at Freddy's won't be as easy as he thought.