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[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Song Seung-hyun

Published : July 15, 2022 - 09:01

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Opened July 13


Directed by Baz Luhrmann

Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) is an ordinary 19-year-old boy who dreams of becoming a musician. He lives in one of the poorest parts of Mississippi. But one day, Elvis gets to sing on a small stage for a local radio station and his performance is incredible. Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks), who is working in the entertainment business, sees the performance and promises Elvis he will make him a star. 
Thor: Love and Thunder


Opened July 6


Directed by Taika Waititi

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) attempts to find inner peace, but his retirement is interrupted by an intergalactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. Thor assembles a special team to fight against Gorr and uncover the mystery behind his enemy’s revenge.
Decision to Leave


Opened June 29


Directed by Park Chan-wook

Hae-jun (Park Hae-il) is a hardworking detective who carries everything he needs in a specially tailored suit with extra pockets. One day, he looks into a suspicious death on a mountain. Hae-jun comes to suspect the dead man’s wife, the mysterious Seo-rae (Tang Wei), is involved in the crime. As he investigates Seo-rae, the detective becomes drawn to her.
Top Gun: Maverick


Opened June 22


Directed by Joseph Kosinski

Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) returns to the United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program to train a group of young aviators. At first, the group, unaware of Maverick’s reputation, ignores his orders, but soon they are won over by his incredible flying skills. Under Maverick’s lead, the aviators train to go on a dangerous, life-threatening mission.