Oldboy (Oldeuboi - Korea)

Lists: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, HPR Selects, Revenge, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA

Brief Synopsis: "Oldboy is the revenge drama from Director Park Chan-wook. Based on a Manga comic it depicts the suffering path of a man who must deal with the never ending torment of having unknowingly made someone his enemy."

Overall Ranking: 99 (Rank from 2003: # 1)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 81.25%
Regular 18.75%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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BTS Brian100
Sober Film Critic James Brown97(full review)
Dan O'Neill95 - Oldboy is an astonishing, full of originality, and well-acted, that goes past its revenge violent ways and delves into more deeper material about life and grace.
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3Guys Adam95(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes93(full review)
Jester Smiles90 - The vengeance trilogy is so solid, and Oldboy may be the best. It's also probably the most fucked up.
Minnesota Man90(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest88(full review)
Drezzy85 - I never want to see this movie again.
Carly Booth84(full review)
Morgan On Media83.6(full review)
Cut The Crap Movie Reviews by Aiden R80(full review)
David Baruffi80
Thomas Pollock80

People Involved

  • Choi Min-sik (Oh Dae-su)
  • Dae-han Ji (No Joo-hwan)
  • Byeong-ok Kim (Mr. Han)
  • Tae-kyung Oh (Young Dae-su)
  • Il-han Oo (Young Joo-hwan)
  • Dal-su Oh (Park Cheol-woong)
  • Hye-jeong Kang (Mi-do)
  • Ji-tae Yu (Lee Woo-jin)
  • Jin-seo Yun (Lee Soo-ah)
  • Chan-wook Park (Director)
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