[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Yoon Min-sik
  • Published : Jun 29, 2018 - 17:02
  • Updated : Jun 29, 2018 - 17:02

The Accidental Detective 2: In Action
Opened June 13
Comedy, Mystery
Directed by Lee Eon-hee

Comic book store owner Dae-man (Kwon Sang-hoo) and detective Tae-soo (Sung Dong-il) become full-time private investigators. As their first big case, the duo looks into the seemingly accidental death of a man, which turns out to be something more. With the help of cyber whiz Yeo-chi (Lee Kwang-soo), the two seek to uncover the truth.

The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion
Opened June 27
Action, Thriller, Mystery
Directed by Park Hun-jung

A 7-year-old girl runs away from a mysterious facility and is adopted by an elderly couple. She grows up to be a vivacious, kind-hearted and talented girl named Ja-yun (Kim Da-mi). Her world is turned upside down when she encounters a mysterious figure, Gwi Gong-ja (Choi Woo-shik), and her past comes back to haunt her.

Opened June 27
Directed by Min Kyu-dong

Nearly five decades have passed since Korea was liberated from Japanese colonization, but memories of sexual slavery still haunt former “comfort women.” The film follows the real-life story of 10 Busan-based comfort women’s uphill legal battle of 1992 in Shimonoseki, Japan.

Ocean’s 8
Action, Comedy, Crime
Opened June 13
Directed by Gary Ross

Upon her release from prison, Debbie (Sandra Bullock), the estranged sister of legendary conman Danny Ocean, puts together a team of unstoppable crooks to pull off the heist of the century. Their goal is New York City’s annual Met Gala, and a necklace worth in excess of $150 million.