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At the Movies This Week - Seoul


 
DATE: Week of Thursday 18 January 2018
TIME: Varies - check with your neighbourhood theatre or call 02-1330
COST: Usually W8,000 Adults and W6,500 Students / Early morning (first screening) W4, 000 for both Adults and Students
VENUE: The venues for each film are listed in the section below the descriptions

The following films are playing in Seoul (see also BusanDaegu and Daejeon screenings). Note that the end date we give can change, so we suggest that you call 02-1330 to confirm the times before you head out. You may also want to have them check to ensure there are seats available as most people book online in advance, an option that is not available to non-Koreans in most of the theatres (a Korean citizen ID is usually required).

COCO (코코) - English with Korean Subtitles*
Animation/Adventure/Comedy. Directed by Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina.  Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Stars: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt.
SCREENING START:11 January
*NB: Animated films are often dubbed so are in Korean only. Check with the venue or contact 1330 to see if there are non-dubbed screenings available.
VENUES: See list of venues below

DARKEST HOUR (다키스트 아워) - English but may be dubbed*
Biography/Drama/History. Directed by Joe Wright. During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas.
SCREENING START: 17 January
VENUES: See list of venues below

DOWNSIZING (다운사이징) - English with Korean Subtitles*
Comedy/Dram/Sci-Fi. Directed by Alexander Payne.  A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor. Stars: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau.
SCREENING START:11 January
VENUES: See list of venues below

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (쥬만지: 새로운 세계) - English with Korean Subtitles
Action/Adventure/Comedy. Directed by Jake Kasdan.Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game. Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart.
SCREENING START: 03 January
VENUES: See list of venues below

MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE (메이즈 러너: 데스 큐어) - English but may be dubbed*
Action/Sci-Fi/Thriller.  Directed by Wes Ball. Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the "Flare". Stars: Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dylan O'Brien.
SCREENING START: 17 January
VENUES: See list of venues below

THE CURIOUS WORLD OF HIERONYMUS BOSCH (히에로니무스 보쉬의 기이한 세계) - English with Korean Subtitles*
Documentary. Directed by David Bickerstaff.  Exhibition on Screen. Stars: Rachel Campbell-Johnston, Peter Greenaway, Jennifer Sliwka.
SCREENING START: 18 January
VENUES: See list of venues below

THE LITTLE VAMPIRE 3D (리틀 뱀파이어) - English with Korean Subtitles*
Animation/Adventure/Comedy. Directed by Richard Claus, Karsten Kiilerich. The story of Rudolph, a thirteen year old vampire, whose clan is threatened by a notorious vampire hunter. He meets Tony, a mortal of the same age, who is fascinated by old castles, graveyards and - vampires. Tony helps Rudolph in an action and humor packed battle against their adversaries, and together they save Rudolph's family and become friends. Stars: Rasmus Hardiker, Amy Saville, Jim Carter.
SCREENING START: 17 January
*NB: Animated films are often dubbed so are in Korean only. Check with the venue or contact 1330 to see if there are non-dubbed screenings available.
VENUES: See list of venues below

WONDER (원더) - English with Korean Subtitles*
Family/Drama. Directed by Stephen ChboskyBased on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic.
SCREENING START: 27 December.
VENUES: See list of venues below

KOREAN MOVIES WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES*
(NB. You will want to confirm that the film screened in the particular theatre actually has English subtitles.) 

You can find information about Korean films on this Korean Films website. There is also a Korean Films app you can download.  

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMS

IS THE ORDER A RABBIT?? ~DEAR MY SISTER~ (주문은 토끼입니까?? ~디어 마이 시스터~ / original title: Gochuumon wa Usagi desu ka??: Dear My Sister) - Japanese with Korean Subtitles
Animation/Comedy.  Directed by Hiroyuki Hashimoto. Special episode of the Is the Order a Rabbit? anime series which covers several chapters of the fifth Volume from the Is the Order a Rabbit? manga series. Cocoa visits her family after quite some time again after Mocha told her to come back soon. The next day everyone attends the fireworks festival, but Cocoa who still hasn't done her homework and Aoyama who is still writing her manuscript will have difficulties to make it in time. Stars: Ayane Sakura, Inori Minase, Risa Taneda.
SCREENING START: 17 January
VENUES: See list of venues below

MOVIE THEATRES where above listed films can be seen*
(links to the theatre websites can be found on the K4E Movie Theatres information page) 
*NB:You will want to check via 02-1330 to see if the movie is still showing at the listed theatres - especially those films that have been around for a while.

TITLE: Coco
* Kangnamgu- Megabox Coex, CGV Cheongdam Cinecity, Lotte Cinema Broadway, CGV Kangnam, CGV Apgujeong, Lotte Cinema City, Megabox City
* Kangdonggu- CGV Kangdong, Lotte Cinema Kangdong, CGV Cheonho
* Kangbookgu- Megabox Sooyu, CGV Mia
* Kangseogu-  Lotte Cinema Kimpo Airport, Megabox Hwagok,
Lotte Cinema Gayang
* Kwanakgu-  Lotte Cinema Shinrim, Lotte Cinema Seoul National Uni.
* Kwangjingu- Lotte Cinema Konkuk University, CGV Kangbyeon, 
CGV Kunja
* Kurogu-  CGV Kuro, CGV Prime Shindorim, Lotte Cinema Shindorim
* Geumcheongu- Lotte Cinema Gasan Digital, Lotte Cinema Doksan
* Nowongu- Lotte Cinema Nowon, CGV Joonggae, CGV Hagae, Lotte Cinema Suraksan
* Mapogu- CGV Sangam, CGV Hongik Univ., Lotte Cinema Hapjeong, Lotte Cinema Hongik University, Lotte Cinema Nurikkum
* Seodaemoongu- Megabox Shinchon, CGV Sinchon Artreon
* Seochogu-  Megabox Kangnam, Megabox Central
* Seongdonggu- CGV Wangshimri
* Seongbookgu- CGV Seongshin Women’s Uni.
* Songpagu-  CGV Songpa, Lotte World Tower
* Yangcheongu- CGV Mokdong, Megabox Mokdong
* Yongsangu-  CGV Yongsan, Lotte Cinema Yongsan
* Eunpyonggu- Megabox Eunpyeong, CGV Bulkwang
* Jongrogu-  CGV Daehakro, Seoul Cinema
* Joonggu- Lotte Cinema Avenuel, Megabox Dongdaemoon, CGV Myungdong, Daehan Cinema, CGV Myeongdong St., Lotte Cinema Hwanghak
* Yeongdeungpogu- CGV Yeongdeungpo, Lotte Cinema Yeongdeungpo, CGV Yeouido
* Dongdaemoongu- Lotte Cinema Jangan, Lotte Cinema Chungryangri
* Joongryanggu- Megabox Sangbong, CGV Sangbong

TITLE: Darkest Hour
* Kangnamgu- Megabox Coex, CGV Cheongdam Cinecity, Lotte Cinema Broadway, CGV Kangnam, CGV Apgujeong, Lotte Cinema City, Megabox City
* Kangdonggu- CGV Kangdong, Lotte Cinema Kangdong, CGV Cheonho
* Kangbookgu- Megabox Sooyu, CGV Mia
* Kangseogu-  Lotte Cinema Kimpo Airport, Megabox Hwagok,
Lotte Cinema Gayang
* Kwanakgu-  Lotte Cinema Shinrim, Lotte Cinema Seoul National Uni.
* Kwangjingu- Lotte Cinema Konkuk University, CGV Kangbyeon, 
CGV Kunja
* Kurogu-  CGV Kuro, CGV Prime Shindorim, Lotte Cinema Shindorim
* Geumcheongu- Lotte Cinema Gasan Digital, Lotte Cinema Doksan
* Nowongu- Lotte Cinema Nowon, CGV Joonggae, CGV Hagae, Lotte Cinema Suraksan
* Mapogu- CGV Sangam, CGV Hongik Univ., Lotte Cinema Hapjeong, Lotte Cinema Hongik University, Lotte Cinema Nurikkum
* Seodaemoongu- Megabox Shinchon, CGV Sinchon Artreon
* Seochogu-  Megabox Kangnam, Megabox Central
* Seongdonggu- CGV Wangshimri
* Seongbookgu- CGV Seongshin Women’s Uni.
* Songpagu-  CGV Songpa, Lotte World Tower
* Yangcheongu- CGV Mokdong, Megabox Mokdong
* Yongsangu-  CGV Yongsan, Lotte Cinema Yongsan
* Eunpyonggu- Megabox Eunpyeong, CGV Bulkwang
* Jongrogu-  CGV Daehakro, Seoul Cinema
* Joonggu- Lotte Cinema Avenuel, Megabox Dongdaemoon, CGV Myungdong, Daehan Cinema, CGV Myeongdong St., Lotte Cinema Hwanghak
* Yeongdeungpogu- CGV Yeongdeungpo, Lotte Cinema Yeongdeungpo, CGV Yeouido
* Dongdaemoongu- Lotte Cinema Jangan, Lotte Cinema Chungryangri
* Joongryanggu- Megabox Sangbong, CGV Sangbong

TITLE: Downsizing
* Kangnamgu- Megabox Coex, CGV Cheongdam Cinecity, Lotte Cinema Broadway, CGV Kangnam, CGV Apgujeong, Lotte Cinema City, Megabox City
* Kangdonggu- CGV Kangdong, Lotte Cinema Kangdong, CGV Cheonho
* Kangbookgu- Megabox Sooyu, CGV Mia
* Kangseogu-  Lotte Cinema Kimpo Airport, Megabox Hwagok,
Lotte Cinema Gayang
* Kwanakgu-  Lotte Cinema Shinrim, Lotte Cinema Seoul National Uni.
* Kwangjingu- Lotte Cinema Konkuk University, CGV Kangbyeon, 
CGV Kunja
* Kurogu-  CGV Kuro, CGV Prime Shindorim, Lotte Cinema Shindorim
* Geumcheongu- Lotte Cinema Gasan Digital, Lotte Cinema Doksan
* Nowongu- Lotte Cinema Nowon, CGV Joonggae, CGV Hagae, Lotte Cinema Suraksan
* Mapogu- CGV Sangam, CGV Hongik Univ., Lotte Cinema Hapjeong, Lotte Cinema Hongik University, Lotte Cinema Nurikkum
* Seodaemoongu- Megabox Shinchon, CGV Sinchon Artreon
* Seochogu-  Megabox Kangnam, Megabox Central
* Seongdonggu- CGV Wangshimri
* Seongbookgu- CGV Seongshin Women’s Uni.
* Songpagu-  CGV Songpa, Lotte World Tower
* Yangcheongu- CGV Mokdong, Megabox Mokdong
* Yongsangu-  CGV Yongsan, Lotte Cinema Yongsan
* Eunpyonggu- Megabox Eunpyeong, CGV Bulkwang
* Jongrogu-  CGV Daehakro, Seoul Cinema
* Joonggu- Lotte Cinema Avenuel, Megabox Dongdaemoon, CGV Myungdong, Daehan Cinema, CGV Myeongdong St., Lotte Cinema Hwanghak
* Yeongdeungpogu- CGV Yeongdeungpo, Lotte Cinema Yeongdeungpo, CGV Yeouido
* Dongdaemoongu- Lotte Cinema Jangan, Lotte Cinema Chungryangri
* Joongryanggu- Megabox Sangbong, CGV Sangbong

TITLE: Is the Order a Rabbit??~Dear My Sister~
* Kangnamgu- Megabox Coex, Megabox City
* Kangbookgu- Megabox Sooyu
* Kangseogu-  Megabox Hwagok
* Seodaemoongu- Megabox Shinchon
* Seochogu-  Megabox Kangnam, Megabox Central
* Yangcheongu- Megabox Mokdong
* Eunpyonggu- Megabox Eunpyeong
* Joonggu- Megabox Dongdaemoon
* Joongryanggu- Megabox Sangbong

TITLE: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
* Kangnamgu- Megabox Coex, CGV Cheongdam Cinecity, Lotte Cinema Broadway, CGV Kangnam, CGV Apgujeong, Lotte Cinema City, Megabox City
* Kangdonggu- CGV Kangdong, Lotte Cinema Kangdong, CGV Cheonho
* Kangbookgu- Megabox Sooyu, CGV Mia
* Kangseogu-  Lotte Cinema Kimpo Airport, Megabox Hwagok,
Lotte Cinema Gayang
* Kwanakgu-  Lotte Cinema Shinrim, Lotte Cinema Seoul National Uni.
* Kwangjingu- Lotte Cinema Konkuk University, CGV Kangbyeon, 
CGV Kunja
* Kurogu-  CGV Kuro, CGV Prime Shindorim, Lotte Cinema Shindorim
* Geumcheongu- Lotte Cinema Gasan Digital, Lotte Cinema Doksan
* Nowongu- Lotte Cinema Nowon, CGV Joonggae, CGV Hagae, Lotte Cinema Suraksan
* Mapogu- CGV Sangam, CGV Hongik Univ., Lotte Cinema Hapjeong, Lotte Cinema Hongik University, Lotte Cinema Nurikkum
* Seodaemoongu- Megabox Shinchon, CGV Sinchon Artreon
* Seochogu-  Megabox Kangnam, Megabox Central
* Seongdonggu- CGV Wangshimri
* Seongbookgu- CGV Seongshin Women’s Uni.
* Songpagu-  CGV Songpa, Lotte World Tower
* Yangcheongu- CGV Mokdong, Megabox Mokdong
* Yongsangu-  CGV Yongsan, Lotte Cinema Yongsan
* Eunpyonggu- Megabox Eunpyeong, CGV Bulkwang
* Jongrogu-  CGV Daehakro, Seoul Cinema
* Joonggu- Lotte Cinema Avenuel, Megabox Dongdaemoon, CGV Myungdong, Daehan Cinema, CGV Myeongdong St., Lotte Cinema Hwanghak
* Yeongdeungpogu- CGV Yeongdeungpo, Lotte Cinema Yeongdeungpo, CGV Yeouido
* Dongdaemoongu- Lotte Cinema Jangan, Lotte Cinema Chungryangri
* Joongryanggu- Megabox Sangbong, CGV Sangbong

TITLE: Maze Runner: The Death Cure
* Kangnamgu- Megabox Coex, CGV Cheongdam Cinecity, Lotte Cinema Broadway, CGV Kangnam, CGV Apgujeong, Lotte Cinema City, Megabox City
* Kangdonggu- CGV Kangdong, Lotte Cinema Kangdong, CGV Cheonho
* Kangbookgu- Megabox Sooyu, CGV Mia
* Kangseogu-  Lotte Cinema Kimpo Airport, Megabox Hwagok,
Lotte Cinema Gayang
* Kwanakgu-  Lotte Cinema Shinrim, Lotte Cinema Seoul National Uni.
* Kwangjingu- Lotte Cinema Konkuk University, CGV Kangbyeon, 
CGV Kunja
* Kurogu-  CGV Kuro, CGV Prime Shindorim, Lotte Cinema Shindorim
* Geumcheongu- Lotte Cinema Gasan Digital, Lotte Cinema Doksan
* Nowongu- Lotte Cinema Nowon, CGV Joonggae, CGV Hagae, Lotte Cinema Suraksan
* Mapogu- CGV Sangam, CGV Hongik Univ., Lotte Cinema Hapjeong, Lotte Cinema Hongik University, Lotte Cinema Nurikkum
* Seodaemoongu- Megabox Shinchon, CGV Sinchon Artreon
* Seochogu-  Megabox Kangnam, Megabox Central
* Seongdonggu- CGV Wangshimri
* Seongbookgu- CGV Seongshin Women’s Uni.
* Songpagu-  CGV Songpa, Lotte World Tower
* Yangcheongu- CGV Mokdong, Megabox Mokdong
* Yongsangu-  CGV Yongsan, Lotte Cinema Yongsan
* Eunpyonggu- Megabox Eunpyeong, CGV Bulkwang
* Jongrogu-  CGV Daehakro, Seoul Cinema
* Joonggu- Lotte Cinema Avenuel, Megabox Dongdaemoon, CGV Myungdong, Daehan Cinema, CGV Myeongdong St., Lotte Cinema Hwanghak
* Yeongdeungpogu- CGV Yeongdeungpo, Lotte Cinema Yeongdeungpo, CGV Yeouido
* Dongdaemoongu- Lotte Cinema Jangan, Lotte Cinema Chungryangri
* Joongryanggu- Megabox Sangbong, CGV Sangbong

TITLE: The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch
* Kangnamgu- Megabox Coex, Megabox City
* Kangbookgu- Megabox Sooyu
* Kangseogu-  Megabox Hwagok
* Seodaemoongu- Megabox Shinchon
* Seochogu-  Megabox Kangnam, Megabox Central
* Yangcheongu- Megabox Mokdong
* Eunpyonggu- Megabox Eunpyeong
* Joonggu- Megabox Dongdaemoon
* Joongryanggu- Megabox Sangbong

TITLE: The Little Vampire 3D
* Kangnamgu- Lotte Cinema Broadway, Lotte Cinema City
* Kangdonggu- Lotte Cinema Kangdong
* Kangseogu-  Lotte Cinema Kimpo Airport, Lotte Cinema Gayang
* Kwanakgu-  Lotte Cinema Shinrim, Lotte Cinema Seoul National Uni.
* Kwangjingu- Lotte Cinema Konkuk University
* Kurogu-  Lotte Cinema Shindorim
* Geumcheongu- Lotte Cinema Gasan Digital, Lotte Cinema Doksan
* Nowongu- Lotte Cinema Nowon, Lotte Cinema Suraksan
* Mapogu- Lotte Cinema Hapjeong, Lotte Cinema Hongik University, Lotte Cinema Nurikkum
* Songpagu-  Lotte World Tower
* Yongsangu-  Lotte Cinema Yongsan
* Joonggu- Lotte Cinema Avenuel, Lotte Cinema Hwanghak
* Yeongdeungpogu- Lotte Cinema Yeongdeungpo
* Dongdaemoongu- Lotte Cinema Jangan, Lotte Cinema Chungryangri

TITLE: Wonder
* Kangnamgu- Megabox Coex, CGV Cheongdam Cinecity, Lotte Cinema Broadway, CGV Kangnam, CGV Apgujeong, Lotte Cinema City, Megabox City
* Kangdonggu- CGV Kangdong, Lotte Cinema Kangdong, CGV Cheonho
* Kangbookgu- Megabox Sooyu, CGV Mia
* Kangseogu-  Lotte Cinema Kimpo Airport, Megabox Hwagok,
Lotte Cinema Gayang
* Kwanakgu-  Lotte Cinema Shinrim, Lotte Cinema Seoul National Uni.
* Kwangjingu- Lotte Cinema Konkuk University, CGV Kangbyeon, 
CGV Kunja
* Kurogu-  CGV Kuro, CGV Prime Shindorim, Lotte Cinema Shindorim
* Geumcheongu- Lotte Cinema Gasan Digital, Lotte Cinema Doksan
* Nowongu- Lotte Cinema Nowon, CGV Joonggae, CGV Hagae, Lotte Cinema Suraksan
* Mapogu- CGV Sangam, CGV Hongik Univ., Lotte Cinema Hapjeong, Lotte Cinema Hongik University, Lotte Cinema Nurikkum
* Seodaemoongu- Megabox Shinchon, CGV Sinchon Artreon
* Seochogu-  Megabox Kangnam, Megabox Central
* Seongdonggu- CGV Wangshimri
* Seongbookgu- CGV Seongshin Women’s Uni.
* Songpagu-  CGV Songpa, Lotte World Tower
* Yangcheongu- CGV Mokdong, Megabox Mokdong
* Yongsangu-  CGV Yongsan, Lotte Cinema Yongsan
* Eunpyonggu- Megabox Eunpyeong, CGV Bulkwang
* Jongrogu-  CGV Daehakro, Seoul Cinema
* Joonggu- Lotte Cinema Avenuel, Megabox Dongdaemoon, CGV Myungdong, Daehan Cinema, CGV Myeongdong St., Lotte Cinema Hwanghak
* Yeongdeungpogu- CGV Yeongdeungpo, Lotte Cinema Yeongdeungpo, CGV Yeouido
* Dongdaemoongu- Lotte Cinema Jangan, Lotte Cinema Chungryangri
* Joongryanggu- Megabox Sangbong, CGV Sangbong
 

NEW MOVIES are usually (but not always) released on Thursday in Korea and changes to the schedule can be made at any time .

K4E Notes: Most people in Korea book their tickets online and so there are often no seats (or very few) left if you go directly to the theatre. Unfortunately, anyone who is not a Korean citizen may be unable to book tickets online because a Korean ID number is required by most sites.

KOREAN MOVIES WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES*
You'll want to check that the screening you're going to see has English subtitles - Theatres usually only show the version with English subtitles at specific times - often at 'off-hours' (11AM, 11PM, Midnight or after, etc). The subtitled screenings are often of shorter duration than the Korean-only ones, with some pulled after only a few days. 
*If there is no listing, we've not received information on screenings with English subtitles. Do let us know if you are aware of any.

Anyone who has additional information on current or upcoming movies and where they are playing, please contact k4e at events@korea4expats.com

Info Source: many of the descriptions above are from www.imdb.com


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