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[Box office] Movies in theaters this week

By Kim Da-sol

Published : July 15, 2023 - 16:01

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“Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One”


Opened July 12


Directed by Christopher McQuarrie

The seventh installment of this “Mission” series follows Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and the Impossible Mission Force team as they try to prevent a new weapon falling into the wrong hands in order to save all of humanity.

“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”


Opened June 21


Directed by Joaquim Dos Santos

The Multiverse opens up in front of Spider-Man, where he discovers Spider Society, consisting of a variety of Spider-People. These heroes conflict when faced with a new threat, resulting in Spider-Man having to strive on his own to save those he loves.



Opened June 14


Directed by Peter Sohn

Four different anthropomorphic elements -- fire, water, land and air -- live in Element City. A witty, passionate young woman in the fire element family, Ember, changes the way she sees life after encountering a go-with-the-flow guy, water element Wade Ripple.

“The Roundup: No Way Out”

(South Korea)

Opened May 31


Directed by Lee Sang-yong

The third installment of the Korean action franchise returns with detective Ma Seok-do (Don Lee) joining a new squad, where he investigates a case involving a synthetic drug and a gang.