- 1 Cho Young WookLook Who's Talking 1:39
- 2 Cho Young WookSomewhere in the Night 1:28
- 3 Cho Young WookThe Count of Monte Cristo 2:33
- 4 Cho Young WookJailhouse Rock 1:56
- 5 Cho Young WookIn a Lonley Place 3:29
- 6 Cho Young WookIt's Alive! 2:35
- 7 Cho Young WookThe Searchers 3:29
- 8 Cho Young WookLook Back in Anger 2:10
- 9 Cho Young WookRoom at the Top 1:35
- 10 Cho Young WookCries and Whispers 3:30
- 11 Cho Young WookOut of Sight 0:59
- 12 Cho Young WookFor Whom the Bell Tolls 2:44
- 13 Cho Young WookOut of the Past 1:24
- 14 Cho Young WookBreathless 4:20
- 15 Cho Young WookThe Old Boy 3:44
- 16 Cho Young WookDressed to Kill 2:00
- 17 Cho Young WookFrantic 3:28
- 18 Cho Young WookCul-De-Sac 1:31
- 19 Cho Young WookKiss Me Deadly 3:56
- 20 Cho Young WookPoint Blank 0:27
- 21 Cho Young WookFarewell, My Lovely 2:45
- 22 Cho Young WookThe Big Sleep 1:32
- 23 Cho Young WookThe Last Waltz 3:21
|Budget||$3 000 000|
|Premiere: World||$17 461 329 November 21, 2003|
|Other countries||$16 753 848|
|Box Office – Budget||$14 461 329|
|Premiere: USA||$707 481 March 25, 2005|
|first weekend||$68 957|
|Digital: World||September 5, 2023|
|Parental Advisory||Frightening & Intense Scenes, Violence & Gore, Sex & Nudity, Profanity, ...|
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Oldboy (United Kingdom)
DescriptionAfter being kidnapped and imprisoned for fifteen years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in five days.
Sequels/Prequels Remake: 2
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A visually beguiling trip that keeps pulling you along and keeps you wondering what fresh hell could possibly come next.
Oldboy is consistently compelling.
Oldboy is a delirious, confronting ride, a movie full of visceral shocks and aesthetic pleasures: it has an explosive immediacy and a per...
Oldboy is a movie where you think you’re in hell from the first frame – but have no inkling of the infernal circles to come.
Full of insanely grand passions, bloodthirsty violence and jet black comedy, it’s a sadistic masterpiece that confirms Korea’s cur...
It’s an onslaught made to cause a sensation. Consider me simultaneously jolted and depressed.
Both brutal and lyrical, writer-director Park Chan-wook’s existential nail-biter has torture scenes that will have you avoiding dentists, sus...
Its magnificence is that it takes itself dead serious. It’s not entertainment, but it’s sure a piece of toughness.
It’s a hopelessly, helplessly original film.
For a while, though, this is as invigorating – and as darkly funny – as modern rogue moviemaking gets.
There’s a lot less here than meets the eye.
The suffocating Oldboy’s existentialist angst promises sophisticated returns only to spiral into callous Identity territory.
A lurid, complex, introspective beast, enacting astonishing cruelty on its protagonist like a slow-acting poison.
It says something when you come out of a film as weird and fantastical as Oldboy and feel that you’ve experienced something truly authentic...
Shakespearean in its violence, Oldboy also calls up nightmare images of spiritual and physical isolation that are worthy of Samuel Beckett or Dosto...
Oldboy is a powerful film not because of what it depicts, but because of the depths of the human heart which it strips bare.
Argues for its own pointlessness.
A revenge film like none you have seen.
While one might argue that it loses credibility and impact as it reaches further along the ledge of outrageous, tummy churning plot developments, t...
Quite an achievement then, and well worthy of its Cannes prize.
Deserves to be seen because of its relentless energy, the acting by Choi Min-sik that strikes a genuinely tragic note amid the mayhem and cart...
It’s a hopelessly, helplessly original film.
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Korean classic. In the film, no one divides anyone into "black" and "white"; the viewer empathizes with all the characters. The film will make you think about moral issues. Translated to English
Of the entire "revenge trilogy,” this film is, of course, the most famous. And deservedly so. A real work of art, a movie that will make you think. And maybe it will change something in you forever. But watch the other two parts. Then you will know about Revenge from all sides. Translated to English
I don’t understand where there are so many good ratings, you can’t pull the plot on your head Translated to English
Your main mistake was that you found the answer. It is impossible to find the correct answer to incorrectly posed questions. Translated to English
A powerful movie that takes your breath away while watching… And it also has a long aftertaste. Translated to English
I rewatched it 8 years later, and my opinion has not changed at all – 10/10. Definitely the best part of the trilogy, which is why I fell in love with South Korean cinema. PS Saburov really got into the role perfectly. Translated to English
A brilliant crime thriller about revenge in the diversity of its causes and methods of implementation. Translated to English
The most popular, kmk, cruel, scary and sad South Korean fairy tale. Gave a point for staging techniques. National cinema Yu.K. – alien and unpleasant, I won’t watch anything else. Translated to English
Boring arthouse. Lengthy, sleepy, without memorable scenes or dialogues. Apart from the supposed catchphrase about laughter and tears, the main character’s monologues are unremarkable. After reading a bunch of flattering reviews about the film, I was hoping for something more. I don’t know what causes the general euphoria from watching this film… Translated to English