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[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

Opened July 31
Action, Comedy
Directed by Lee Sang-geun

Yong-nam (Jo Jung-suk) is a young man struggling in the job market with no real marketable skills. At his mother’s 70th birthday party, he runs into Ui-ju (Im Yoon-ah), an old crush from his college rock-climbing club. Then, a terrorist attack in a nearby building forces Yong-nam to act so he can get the family to safety.

The Battle: Roar to Victory
Opened Aug. 7
Action, Drama, History
Directed by Won Sin-yeon

In Manchuria, the Japanese military forces are hunting down a handful of Korean liberation fighters. A group of militia led by young leader Jang-ha (Ryu Jun-yeol), sword-wielding Hae-cheol (Yoo Hae-jin) and sniper Byeong-gu (Jo Woo-jin) must lure the overwhelming number of Japanese soldiers into a valley near Fengwudong, where they will make a final stand to deliver a long-sought victory for their lost nation.

Divine Fury
Opened July 31
Mystery, Action, Fantasy
Directed by Jason Kim

Park Yong-hu (Park Seo-joon) is an MMA champion whose father’s untimely death imbued him with cynicism and shattered his faith in religion. But when a scar mysteriously appears on his hand out of the blue, he seeks advice from Vatican-sent priest and exorcist Father Ahn (Ahn Sung-ki).

The Secret Life of Pets 2
Opened July 31
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Directed by Chris Renaud and Jonathan del Val

This film continues the story of Max (Patton Oswalt) and his furry and feathered friends, who go about their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day.