Oldboy

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"Ask not why you were imprisoned. Ask why you were set free."
  • R
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 48 min
  • 5.7  (69,283)
  • 49

Old Boy is a 2013 American remake of the popular 2003 South Korean film. The movie stars Josh Brolin in the lead role and Samuel L Jackson. The film involves an advertising executive, who is kidnapped, and confined to solitary activity for a number of years. It's rationalized that the kidnappers do not want him dead, since they are keeping him alive for so long, but he does not know what they want from him, because he never has any interaction with any of them. He is confined to a hotel room, with the basic essentials needed to live, and is fed on a regular basis. His only outlook to the outside world is a television, so as to keep him informed on the current happenings of the world. Throughout the film, the protagonist rationalizes who may have kidnapped him and spend his entire captivity planning revenge, in the event that he ever escapes or is released.

Oldboy
Josh Brolin Transformation (Featurette)
Josh Brolin Transformation (Featurette)

Behind the Scenes - 2 min 10 sec

Lizzie
Lizzie

Clip - 1 min 9 sec

Talking Heads (Featurette)
Talking Heads (Featurette)

Behind the Scenes - 2 min 39 sec

Spike Lee
Spike Lee

Interview - 26 sec

Chucky
Chucky

Clip - 2 min 13 sec

Oldboy
Oldboy

Trailer - 2 min 31 sec

Description
Old Boy is a 2013 American remake of the popular 2003 South Korean film. The movie stars Josh Brolin in the lead role and Samuel L Jackson. The film involves an advertising executive, who is kidnapped, and confined to solitary activity for a number of years. It's rationalized that the kidnappers do not want him dead, since they are keeping him alive for so long, but he does not know what they want from him, because he never has any interaction with any of them.

He is confined to a hotel room, with the basic essentials needed to live, and is fed on a regular basis. His only outlook to the outside world is a television, so as to keep him informed on the current happenings of the world.

Throughout the film, the protagonist rationalizes who may have kidnapped him and spend his entire captivity planning revenge, in the event that he ever escapes or is released.

Oldboy is a 2013 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 48 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7 and a MetaScore of 49.

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  • Release Date
    2013
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 48 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.7  (69,283)
  • Metascore
    49