ENTERTAINMENT

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Yoon Min-sik
  • Published : Oct 18, 2019 - 10:53
  • Updated : Oct 18, 2019 - 10:54


Joker

(US)
Opened Oct.2
Drama, mystery & suspense
Directed by Todd Phillips

A clown-for-hire by day, Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) aspires to be a stand-up comic at night. But finds the joke always seems to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur makes one bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events in this gritty character study. 



Crazy Romance
(Korea)
Opened Oct.2
Romance
Directed by Kim Han-gyeol

Jae-hoon (Kim Rae-won) is hurt by his past relationship. One morning, he finds himself hung over and discovering that he spent nearly all night talking over the phone with his co-worker Seon-yoeong (Gong Hyo-jin), who he has known for less than 24 hours. Despite knowing barely anything about each other, the two learn more about each other’s love life and keep bumping into each other.



Man of Men
(Korea)
Opened Oct.2
Comedy, Drama
Directed by Yong Soo

Gangster Yeong-gi (Cho Jin-woong) embezzles his boss’s money for personal stock investments that goes horribly wrong. Desperate for cash, he encounters Jang-su (Sol Kyung-gu), a rich, terminally ill man who is paralyzed from the shoulders down. Jang-su offers Yeong-gi a deal in which he proposes handing over his life insurance policy provided that he takes care of him for the two months he has left to live. 



Gemini Man
(US)
Opened Oct.9
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Directed by Ang Lee

An elite assassin Henry Brogan (Will Smith) who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative who seemingly can predict his every move. Upon their encounter, Brogan finds that the man is a younger clone of himself.