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[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

The Witch: Part 2. The Other One

(Korea)

Opened June 15

Action

Directed by Park Hoon-jung


So-nyeo (Shin Shi-a), who possesses special powers, is the lone survivor of a secret laboratory that was attacked by intruders. After she escapes from the lab, So-nyeo meets Kyung-hee (Park Eun-bin) and saves her life. Guided by her new friend, So-nyeo learns about life outside of the lab. Meanwhile, the chase is on to capture So-nyeon. Among those hunting her are Dr. Baek (Jo Min-soo), who returns to the story after the first installment.
Broker

(Korea)

Opened June 8

Drama

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda


So-young (IU) leaves her child in a baby box in front of a church. After returning the next day to retrieve her child, So-young discovers that Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho) and Dong-soo (Gang Dong-won) have secretly taken the baby to sell it to a family who cannot legally adopt. The three of them embark on a journey to find the right parents for the baby.
After Yang

(US)

Opened June 1

Drama

Directed by Kogonada

In the not-too-distant future, Jake (Colin Farrell), Kyra (Jodie Turner-Smith) and their adopted daughter Mika (Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja) live together with Yang (Justin H. Min), an android that looks like a young Asian man. Yang is part of a group of robots used to teach adopted children about their heritage. One day, Yang breaks down and the family looks for a way to fix him. 
The Roundup

(Korea)

Opened May 18

Crime

Directed by Lee Sang-yong

Detective Ma Seok-do (Don Lee) heads to Vietnam to extradite a suspect. But soon after his arrival, he discovers a series of murders committed by a vicious Korean killer (Son Suk-ku) against Korean tourists. Seok-do begins to track the killer, but is impeded without investigative powers in Vietnam.

By Song Seung-hyun (ssh@heraldcorp.com)
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