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[Box Office] Latest movie releases

By 이우영

Published : Aug. 19, 2016 - 16:36

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Seoul Station
Opened Aug. 17
Animation, zombie. Directed by Yeon Sang-ho

The prequel to the box office hit “Train to Busan,” released last month and also directed by Yeon. This movie shows how the zombie apocalypse first started. A young runaway woman struggles to survive in a world where zombies may not be the most dangerous beings.

Star Trek Beyond
Opened Aug. 17
Sci-fi. Directed by Justin Lin

The USS Enterprise ship, carrying Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) and members of his crew, is attacked. The ship is forced to crash land in a mysterious world. It is revealed that alien mutant Krall (Idris Alba) is behind the attack.

Opened Aug. 10
Drama. Directed by Kim Sung-hoon

A tunnel collapses on top of car salesman Jung-soo (Ha Jung-woo) on his way home. Trapped inside, surrounded by concrete, and with only two bottles of water, a birthday cake and cell phone in his possession, Jung-soo begins his fight for survival.

Take Off 2
Opened Aug. 10
Drama. Directed by Kim Jong-hyeon

A crew of women from diverse backgrounds gather to form the national ice hockey team. Ji-won (Soo Ae), the only former hockey player, teams up with a disqualified speed skater, housewife, secretary and others to take up a seemingly impossible challenge. 

The Last Princess
Opened Aug. 3
Drama. Directed by Hur Jin-ho

Princess Deokhye (Son Ye-jin), the last princess of the Korean empire, is shipped off to Japan after the Japanese occupation of Korea. There, she struggles to return home and combat the Japanese pressure to denounce her country.