Upcoming K-Movies to catch in Singapore: The Moon, Concrete Utopia, A Man of Reason and more…

Look forward to a series of K-Movies in Singapore, from D.O's The Moon to Song Joong-ki's Hopeless.

Zhuo Jia Wen

| July 27, 2023
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EXO’s D.O, or Doh Kyung-soo, plays astronaut Hwang Sun-woo in The Moon. Photo: Purple Plan

A gigantic wave of K-Movies will hit the shores of Singapore soon.

In August, The Moon, starring EXO’s D.O, will premiere. Fans can also look forward to Jung Woo-sung’s directorial debut in Man of Reason, set to premiere in September.

HallyuSG brings you through the list of K-Movies to catch in Singapore.

1. The Moon (9 Aug)

This intense survival film talks about an astronaut stranded alone on the Moon.

It stars EXO’s heartthrob, Doh Kyung-soo, better known as D.O, as an astronaut named Hwang Sun-Woo. The movie also features renowned actors Sul Kyung-gu and Kim Hee-ae.

Directed by Kim Yong-hwa, the man behind the ground-breaking series Along with the Gods, fans can keep expectations high for The Moon.

The Moon arrives in local cinemas on 9 Aug (Wed).

2. Concrete Utopia (24 Aug)

Concrete Utopia is the most expensive Korean disaster film to have ever been made, according to a press statement.

It is a post-apocalyptic Korean film, loosely based on the popular webtoon Joyful Outcast by Kim Sung-nyung. It explores the consequences of a deadly earthquake that wrecked Seoul.

Gear up to be dazzled by the likes of Park Seo-jun, Lee Byung-hoon and Park Bo-young. With this line-up of exceptional cast and their undeniable chemistry together, the film will bring viewers a new cinematic experience like no other.

Concrete Utopia arrives in local cinemas on 24 Aug (Thu).

3. A Man of Reason (7 Sep)

A Man of Reason is actor Jung Woo-sung’s directorial debut.

The talented lad previously starred in numerous high-grossing box office hits such as Steel Rain (2017), The King (2017), and The Divine Move (2014).

But his 2022 film A Man of Reason will be a heart-thumping thriller about a complex man who wishes to wash his hands off the underground but is forced to go on a hunt to rescue his daughter from a crime boss.

According to The Korea Herald, the film sold to 153 countries. Its intense action scenes and raw display of emotions make it a must-watch.

A Man of Reason arrives in local cinemas on 7 Sep (Thu).

4. Sleep (TBC)

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A still from Sleep. Photo: Press

Screened at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, Sleep is a highly-anticipated mystery thriller.

It stars Lee Sun-kyun of Parasite (2019) and Jung Yu-mi of Train to Busan (2016). It tells the chilling story about a newlywed couple’s happy-ever-after turning into a nightmare, when the husband starts behaving abnormally in his sleep.

Director Bong Joon-ho also lauded the film as “the most unique horror film and the smartest debut film I’ve seen in 10 years”.

5. Hopeless (Oct)

Hopeless is a crime thriller that revolves around a master-apprentice relationship: a tough mid-level criminal boss takes in a shy and awkward boy who has lost hope in the world.

It stars one of Korea’s biggest stars, Song Joong-ki. Song boasts an impressive line-up of notable works such as Descendants of the Sun (2016) and Reborn Rich (2022), so you can be sure that he will have a powerful display of raw emotions throughout this feature.

Hopeless arrives in local cinemas in October.


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