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[Box Office] Latest movie releases

By 이우영

Published : May 13, 2016 - 16:17

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The Wailing


Opened May 11

Mystery, thriller. Directed by Na Hong-jin

A series of horrifying murders takes place in a quiet village upon the arrival of a strange fisherman (Jun Kunimura ). Policeman Jong-gu (Kwak Do-won) teams up with a shaman (Hwang Jung-min) to get to the bottom of the mystery. 

Phantom Detective 


Opened May 4

Drama, action. Directed by Jo Sung-hee

Genius detective Hong Gil-dong (Lee Je-hoon) seeks to find and kill his worst enemy, Kim Byung-deok (Park Geun-hyung). On the way, he encounters his foe’s granddaughters and uncovers the secrets to an underground organization.

Captain America: Civil War


Opened April 27

Superhero, action. Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo

A divide is formed amongst the members of the Avengers superhero team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes they should defend humanity free from government interference, while Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) disagrees.


(Ireland, Britain, Canada, U.S.)

Opened April 21

Drama, romance. Directed by John Crowley

A young Irish immigrant, Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) arrives in Brooklyn seeking a better future and falls in love with the Italian Tony Fiorello (Emory Cohen). She must choose, however, between the two countries and two lives.

The Last Ride


Opened April 20

Comedy, drama. Directed by Nam Dae-joong

Nam-joon (Kim Dong-young) wants more than anything to be a manly man’s man, but often fails at the feat. Gab-deok (Ahn Jae-hong) has been born into a rich household, but always gets into trouble. When their friend Go-hwan (Ryu Deok-hwan) is diagnosed with a terminal disease, the duo decide to help him fulfill his wildest wishes.