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A.k.a.
Oldboy
Year
2003
Runtime
120 min.
Director
Chan-wook Park
Genres
Action, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Rating *
8.4
Votes *
279,959
Checks
44,234
Favs
6,325
Dislikes
307
Favs/checks
14.3% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
21:1
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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.
    8 years 8 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". 7 years 10 months ago
  3. JoeMorrissy's avatar

    JoeMorrissy

    The most depressing sickening film I've ever seen.
    I liked it.
    7 years 4 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #11 in IMDb's Mystery Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #13 in IMDb's 2000s Top 50
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  3. This movie ranks #15 in IMDb's Thriller Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #16 in BIFF's Asian Cinema 100
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  5. This movie ranks #19 in IMDb's Action Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #22 in Empire's The 100 Best Films of World Cinema
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  7. This movie ranks #30 in BBC's The 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films
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  8. This movie ranks #33 in A.V. Club's The New Cult Canon
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  9. This movie ranks #38 in Time Out's The 101 Best Action Movies Ever Made
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  10. This movie ranks #44 in Cannes Film Festival - Grand Prix
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  11. This movie ranks #50 in A.V. Club's The Best Movies of the 2000s
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  12. This movie ranks #53 in AMP's 100+1 Essential South Korean Movies
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  13. This movie ranks #55 in FilmTotaal Forum's Top 100
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  14. This movie ranks #58 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  15. This movie ranks #64 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  16. This movie ranks #68 in IMDb's Top 250
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  17. This movie ranks #91 in FOK!'s Film Top 250
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  18. This movie ranks #92 in KOFA's 100 Korean Films
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  19. This movie ranks #97 in Tim Dirks's 100+ Most Controversial Films of All-Time
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  20. This movie ranks #103 in Reddit Top 250
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  21. This movie ranks #169 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  22. This movie ranks #271 in Jennifer Eiss's 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  23. This movie ranks #397 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  24. This movie ranks #455 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  25. This movie ranks #500 in Mark Cousins's The Story of Film: An Odyssey
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  26. This movie ranks #556 in Tom Vick's Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  27. This movie ranks #650 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  28. This movie ranks #715 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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