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[Box office] Movies in theaters this week

By Kim Da-sol

Published : Jan. 5, 2024 - 09:01

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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 national hero Adm. Yi Sun-sin leads an allied fleet of Joseon and Ming to the 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 teams up with his brother Orm, a former king of Atlantis, to protect their kingdom from Black Manta, who wields the power of the legendary Black Trident, from unleashing an ancient and malevolent force.

“Shin Jigen! Crayon Shin-chan the Movie”


Opened Dec. 22


Directed by Hitoshi One

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