From “Witch 2” to “Emergency Declaration”, 6 best movies for a movie date in the first half of 2022

In the aftermath of the pandemic, new movies are here to revive the cinema industry in the first half of 2022.

Korean films, which boast super-luxury casts, are expected to be released one after another in the first half of this year, blowing up new hope for the cinemas. This is very good news for people who like movies.


Let’s take a look at the films that are expected to make the theater crowded in the first half of this year.

1. “Broker”

The movie “Broker” is reportedly under consideration for its release in early June. “Broker” is drawing attention as the first Korean movie to be directed by Hirokazu Koreeda.


In particular, a large number of “trustworthy actors” such as actors Song Kang-ho, Kang Dong-won, Bae Doo-na and IU appear, raising expectations with its strong casting lineup. “Broker'” is expected to be invited to Cannes this year.

2. “Decision to Leave”

The movie “Decision to Leave” is expected to be released in early June. “Decision to Leave” is directed by director Park Chan-wook, while actors Park Hae-il and Tang Wei worked together as leading actors, making headlines.


“Decision to Leave” is a movie about a detective who is in charge of investigating a fatal accident in the mountain, feeling both suspicious and excited after meeting the wife of the deceased. The public is looking forward to the release date of “Decision to Leave,” which is joined by actors with top recognition and talented directors. The film is also expected to be invited to this year’s Cannes International Film Festival.

3. “The Witch 2”

The movie “The Witch,” which has had a successful part 1, will be produced in part 2 and will visit the theater this June. “The Witch 2” was also directed by Park Hoon-jung, and new actress Shin Si-ah was selected as the main character, drawing attention.


Attention is also being paid to whether “The Witch 2” will capture the audience like how part 1 has done.

4. “Hansan”

The movie “Hansan” is also expected to be available this summer. “Hansan“, the next part of the trilogy about the battles of the legendary General Lee Sun-shin, is a war action film about the Battle of Hansan, five years before the Battle of Myeongnyang.


Directed by Kim Han-min, “Hanshan” featured actors with deep experiences such as actors Park Hae-il, Byun Yo-han, and Ahn Sung-ki, amplifying expectations. In particular, Park Hae-il is expected to show a totally different charm from the movie “Decision to Leave,” which is also scheduled to be released in the first half of 2022.

5. “Alien”

The movie “Alien” will also be available at theaters this summer. Director Choi Dong-hoon, who gained recognition by directing the series “Tazza” and “Assassination“, is in charge of directing “Alien“. “Alien” is a sci-fi action fantasy genre film that depicts an extraordinary story that unfolds as the gates of time open between late Goryeo and the present in 2022, when aliens appear.


Actors Ryu Jun-yeol, Kim Woo-bin, Kim Tae-ri, So Ji-sub and Yum Jung-ah, who boast excellent acting skills, announced their appearance, raising expectations.

6. “Emergency Declaration”

The movie “Emergency Declaration” is also under review for its release this summer. “Emergency Declaration” is a disaster-action film based on a real aviation disaster in which an airplane declared high alert and demanded unconditional landing.


Director Han Jae-rim, who directed the movie “The King”, took the megaphone of “Emergency Declaration”. In addition, super-luxurious cast members such as actors Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, Jeon Do-yeon, Kim Nam-gil, and Im Si-wan became a hot topic as they confirmed their casting. The audience is looking forward to the release date of this movie to see how these actors, who boast great acting skills, will portray “Emergency Declaration“.

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