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[Box office] Movies in theaters this week

By Kim Da-sol

Published : May 20, 2023 - 16:01

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“Fast X”


Opened May 17


Directed by Louis Leterrier

The tenth film in the Fast & Furious Saga, the film tells a story of Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) who must protect his crew and family from Dante Reyes, the son of drug lord Hernan Reyes, seeking revenge over the loss of his family's fortune.

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie”


Opened April 26


Directed by Aaron Horvath, Michael Jelenic

A 2023 computer-animated adventure film based on Nintendo's Mario video game franchise tells the story of Mario and Princess Peach getting ready to square off against the all-powerful Bowser to stop his plans from conquering the world.

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3”


Opened May 3


Directed by James Gunn

The American superhero franchise concludes its trilogy by looking deeper into the story of Rocket, and showing how Peter Quill, still reeling from the loss of Gamora, gathers his team to defend the universe and complete the last mission to protect the Guardians.



Opened March 8


Directed by Makoto Shinkai

“Suzume” revolves around a 17-year-old girl’s quest to stop an apocalypse triggered by the opening of magical doors all over Japan. The film is Shinkai’s third film in the series after “Your Name” (2017) and “Weathering with You” (2019), which center on natural catastrophes like earthquakes and climate-related disasters.