Oldboy

Oldboy (2003)

8.4 479,180
R
2h
Action Drama Mystery

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days.

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Oldboy (2003)

8.4 479,180
R
2h
Action Drama Mystery Thriller

Stars: Min-sik Choi Ji-Tae Yoo Hye-jeong Kang

Writers: Nobuaki Minegishi Garon Tsuchiya

Director: Chan-wook Park

StoryLine

Abducted on a rainy night in 1988, the obnoxious drunk, Oh Dae-Su, much to his surprise, wakes up locked in a windowless and dilapidated hotel room, for an unknown reason. There, his invisible and pitiless captors will feed him, clothe him, and sedate him to avert a desperate suicide, and as his only companion and a window to the world is the TV in his stark cell the only thing that helps Oh Dae-Su keep going is his daily journal. Then, unexpectedly, after fifteen long years in captivity, the perplexed prisoner is deliberately released, encouraged to track down his tormentor to finally get his retribution. However, who would hate Oh Dae-Su so much he would deny him of a quick and clean death?

Cast

Writers: Nobuaki Minegishi Garon Tsuchiya

Director: Chan-wook Park

Actors

  • Min-sik Choi

    Min-sik Choi

    Dae-su Oh
  • Ji-Tae Yoo

    Ji-Tae Yoo

    Woo-jin Lee
  • Hye-jeong Kang

    Hye-jeong Kang

    Mi-do
  • Dae-han Ji

    No Joo-hwan
  • Dal-su Oh

    Dal-su Oh

    Park Cheol-woong
  • Byeong-ok Kim

    Byeong-ok Kim

    Mr. Han
  • Seung-shin Lee

    Seung-shin Lee

    Yoo Hyung-ja (as Seung-Shin Lee)
  • Jin-Seo Yoon

    Jin-Seo Yoon

    Lee Soo-ah
  • Dae-yeon Lee

    Beggar
  • Kwang-rok Oh

    Suicidal Man
  • Tae-kyung Oh

    Young Dae-su
  • Yeon-Seok Yoo

    Yeon-Seok Yoo

    Young Woo-Jin (as Ahn Yeon-Seok)
  • Il-han Oo

    Young Joo-hwan
  • Su-hyeon Kim

    Chief Secretary
  • Seung-jin Lee

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Details

Genres
Action Drama Mystery Thriller
Official Website
http://oldboy.film.ru/
Country
South Korea
Languages
Korean
Filming Locations
Songgye High School, Chinju, Kyongsangnam-Do, South Korea
Also Known As
Oldboy
Budget
$3,000,000
Gross
$14,999,673
Sound Mix
Dolby Digital
Color
Color
Aspect Ratio
2.35 : 1
Production Company
CJ Entertainment
Egg Films
CJ E&M Film Financing & Investment Entertainment & Comics
Taglines
End of confrontation, one must die.
Plot Keywords
imprisonment
psychological torture
revenge
brother sister relationship
captive