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[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Kim Da-sol

Published : Feb. 18, 2023 - 16:01

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“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania”


Opened Feb. 15


Directed by Peyton Reed

In this sequel to "Ant-Man" (2015) and "Ant-Man and the Wasp" (2018) and the 31st film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Ant-Man and the Wasp explore the Quantum Realm and interact with strange new creatures.



Opened Feb. 8


Directed by James Cameron

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of James Cameron’s box office phenomenon “Titanic,” the film has been set for a fresh theatrical release in a remastered version, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Seventeen-year-old Rose (Kate Winslet), who hails from an aristocratic family, boards the Titanic and meets artist Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio), whom she falls in love with.

“The First Slam Dunk”


Opened Jan. 4


Directed by Takehiko Inoue

Point guard Ryota Miyagi dreams of winning the national high school basketball championship, in this animated film based on the "Slam Dunk" manga series written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue.


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Opened Dec. 21


Directed by Yoon Jae-kyoon

The first film adaptation of the award-winning same-titled musical depicts the life of Korean independence fighter Ahn Jung-geun (1879-1910). “Hero” revisits the final year of Ahn's life leading up to his death. Ahn assassinated Japan’s first resident general of Korea, Ito Hirobumi, at Harbin Station in northern China on Oct. 26, 1909. Five months later, Ahn was executed in a Chinese prison at the age of 34. Top musical actor Jung Sung-hwa portrays Ahn, starring alongside Kim Go-eun and Na Moon-hee.