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[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Song Seung-hyun

Published : Sept. 11, 2022 - 11:01

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Confidential Assignment 2


Opened Sept. 7


Directed by Lee Suk-hoon

North Korean detective Chul-ryung (Hyun Bin) is sent to South Korea again on a new mission. His target is North Korean crime organization leader Jang Myung-joon (Jin Seon-kyu). In South Korea, Chul-ryung once again teams up with detective Kang Jin-tae (Yoo Hye-jin). Meanwhile, FBI agent Jack (Daniel Henney) joins Chul-ryung and Jin-tae in their pursuit of Myung-joon.



Opened Aug. 24


Directed by Park Gyu-tae

Chun-woo (Go Kyung-pyo), who is about to complete his military service, accidentally picks up the first prize lottery, which is worth 5.7 billion won. But he soon loses it as the wind blows away the lottery ticket and it crosses the Military Demarcation Line. Yongho (Lee Yi-kyung), is a North Korean soldier who picks up the lottery ticket that came from South Korea.

Bullet Train


Opened Aug. 24


Directed by David Leitch

In Tokyo, grieving father Yuichi Kimura (Andrew Koji) seeks revenge after a mysterious person pushes his son off a rooftop. Meanwhile, Ladybug (Brad Pitt), a down-on-his-luck assassin, is on a mission to collect a briefcase on a bullet train heading from Tokyo to Kyoto. While on his mission, he discovers other assassins on board who seem to have the same goal.



Opened Aug. 10


Directed by Lee Jung-jae

In the 1980s, two elite agents at the Agency of National Security Planning, Park Pyung-ho (Lee Jung-jae) and Kim Jung-do (Jung Woo-sung), chase a North Korean spy who leaked top secret intel. The agents go head-to-head in an intense confrontation to prove their loyalty to their country and their respective units. Amid a growing obsession with hunting down the spy, the agents start to suspect and investigate each other.