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Year
2003
Runtime
120 min.
Director
Chan-wook Park
Genres
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
231,034
Checks
31,553
Favs
4,705
Dislikes
224
Favs/checks
14.9% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
21:1
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Top comments

  1. aniforprez's avatar

    aniforprez

    though the twist i DID see coming for a little while before the reveal, this was an amazing movie. the hammer scene is beautifully choreographed and the internet can't seem to get over it. excellent cinematography, great directing, amazing acting, all round this was one of the most depressing, awesome movies i have watched 1 year 10 months ago
  2. MattJRumble's avatar

    MattJRumble

    Interesting plot.
    Great acting.
    Beautiful cinematography.
    Miserable and depressing.
    Awesome fight scene.
    Superb music.

    It was a really good film, although it lost me at a few points. The twist was excellent.
    1 year 11 months ago
  3. OldBoyFTW's avatar

    OldBoyFTW

    This movie by far my favorite of all time. I've seen it at least 15 times. When I talk about it to people, I still only get glimpses of it, like if I am thinking of a dream that I mostly forgot... This movie still stays a mystery for me, and Choi Min-Sik is and will always be the biggest riddle as an actor. He is on a different level and I think he should be considered as one of the greatest actor, after seeing most of his films. Oldboy is simply the equivalent of genius work for the acting, the directing and let's not forget the music which is divine. 2 years 2 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #12 in Mystery
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  2. This movie ranks #19 in 2000s
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  3. This movie ranks #21 in 100 Korean Masterpieces by Film 2.0 (2008 Edition)
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  4. This movie ranks #21 in Thriller
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  5. This movie ranks #22 in The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema
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  6. This movie ranks #33 in The New Cult Canon
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  7. This movie ranks #36 in FOK! top 250
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  8. This movie ranks #41 in FilmTotaal top 250
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  9. This movie ranks #50 in Drama
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  10. This movie ranks #50 in A.V. Club - The best films of the '00s
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  11. This movie ranks #61 in Reddit top 250
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  12. This movie ranks #64 in Empire 500
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  13. This movie ranks #70 in Top 250
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  14. This movie ranks #83 in The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  15. This movie ranks #145 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  16. This movie ranks #336 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  17. This movie ranks #391 in 501 Must See Movies
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  18. This movie ranks #654 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  19. This movie ranks #725 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  20. This movie ranks #851 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  21. This movie ranks #959 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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