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A.k.a.
Oldboy
Year
2003
Runtime
120 min.
Director
Park Chan-Wook
Genres
Action, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
279,959
Checks
45,692
Favs
6,563
Dislikes
335
Favs/checks
14.4% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
20:1
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  1. 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.
    11 years 7 months ago
  2. Melvelet's avatar

    Melvelet

    Much more thoughtful than a Hollywood movie would perform following that premise and more than just a "revenge film". 10 years 10 months ago
  3. GremVendetta's avatar

    GremVendetta

    I was stunned into silence for ten minutes after the film ended. Honestly, one of the best I've ever seen. The plot had me guessing all the way through, and the twist was so brutal. Absolute genius cinema. I could praise Oldboy for days! 7 years 1 month ago
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