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[Box office] Movies in theaters this week

By Kim Da-sol

Published : Dec. 30, 2023 - 16:01

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“Noryang: Deadly Sea”

(South Korea)

Opened Dec. 20


Directed by Kim Han-min

In 1598, the seven-year Japanese invasion of Korea nears the end as Joseon's national hero Admiral Yi Sun-sin leads an allied fleet of Joseon and Ming to Noryang Strait and annihilates the Wae army.

“12.12: The Day”

(South Korea)

Opened Nov. 22


Directed by Kim Seong-su

Over the course of nine hours on Dec. 12, 1979, Gen. Chun Doo-gwang (Hwang Jung-min) attempts a coup, while another commander, Lee Tae-shin (Jung Woo-sung), tries to stop the secret plan from unfolding.

“Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom”


Opened Dec. 20


Directed by James Wan

Aquaman joins forces with his brother Orm, a former king of Atlantis, to protect their kingdom from Black Manta, who wields the power of legendary Black Trident to unleash an ancient and malevolent force.

“New Dimension! Crayon Shinchan the Movie: Battle of Supernatural Powers -- Flying Sushi”


Opened Dec. 22


Directed by Hitoshi One

Following the prophecy made 40 years ago, the white light hits Shin-chan and gives him a superpower. With that power, this happy and lucky kindergarten child fights against Mitsuru Hiriya, a man bathed in dark light with psychic powers.