Oldboy (Korean movie)

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[ adapted from Old Boy (manga) ]

Alternative title:
Cinco días para vengarse (Spanish) 
Old Boy 
Old Boy - hämnden (Swedish) 
Oldboy-Velho amigo (Portuguese) 
Oldeuboi (Korean) 
올드보이 (Korean) 
15 ans volés (French) 
Genres: action , drama , psychological , thriller 
Themes: revenge 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: An average man is kidnapped and imprisoned in a shabby cell for 15 years without explanation. He then is released, equipped with money, a cellphone and expensive clothes. As he strives to explain his imprisonment and get his revenge, he soon finds out that not only his kidnapper has still plans for him, but that those plans will serve as the even worse finale to 15 years of imprisonment. 
Running time: 120 minutes 
Production cost: ¥300,000,000 ($3,000,000) 
Vintage: 2003 
Premiere date:
2003-11-21 (South Korea) 
2004-05-15 (France, Cannes Film Festival) 
2004-06-24 (Russia, Moscow Film Festival) 
2004-07-04 (Czech Republic, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival) 
2004-08-13 (Germany, Berlin Fantasy Filmfest) 
2004-08-28 (Denmark, Copenhagen International Film Festival) 
2004-09-02 (Germany) 
2004-09-15 (Canada, Toronto International Film Festival) 
2004-09-18 (Finland, Helsinki International Film Festival) 
2004-09-29 (France) 
2004-09-30 (Hong Kong, Korean Film Festival) 
2004-10-06 (Israel) 
2004-10-08 (Poland) 
2004-10-11 (Turkey, Istanbul FilmOctober Film Week) (premiere) 
2004-10-14 (Hong Kong) 
2004-10-14 (Singapore) 
2004-10-15 (Ireland) 
2004-10-15 (Turkey) 
2004-10-17 (Austria, Vienna International Film Festival) 
2004-11-05 (Greece) 
2004-11-06 (Tokyo, Japan) 
2004-11-11 (Netherlands) 
2004-11-13 (Belgium) 
2004-11-15 (UK) 
2004-11-17 (Russia) 
2004-11-23 (Norway, Oslo International Film Festival) 
2004-11-23 (Sweden, Stockholm International Film Festival) 
2004-12-03 (Austria) 
2004-12-10 (Finland) 
2005-01-07 (Iceland) 
2005-01-21 (Sweden) 
2005-01-28 (Spain) 
2005-02-10 (Hungary) 
2005-03-03 (Australia) 
2005-03-10 (Portugal) 
2005-03-11 (USA, Cleveland International Film Festival) 
2005-03-12 (Argentina, Mar del Plata Film Festival) 
2005-03-25 (USA, limited) 
2005-04-01 (USA, Wisconsin Film Festival) 
2005-04-03 (Czech Republic, Febio Film Festival) 
2005-04-13 (Argentina, Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema) 
2005-04-22 (USA, Indianapolis International Film Festival) 
2005-05-05 (Czech Republic) 
2005-05-06 (Italy) 
2005-05-13 (Brazil, limited) 
2005-05-27 (Romania, Transilvania International Film Festival) 
2005-06-17 (Estonia) 
2005-08-19 (Mexico City, Mexico) 
2005-09-02 (Toluca, Mexico) 
2005-09-23 (Norway) 
2005-10-06 (Georgia, Tbilisi International Film Festival) 
2005-10-11 (Hong Kong, Hong Kong Asian Film Festival) 
2005-10-14 (Taiwan, limited) 
2005-11-10 (Argentina) 
2005-11-18 (Greece, Thessaloniki International Film Festival) 
2006-01-05 (Slovakia) 
2006-03-03 (USA, Lake County Film Festival) 
2006-05-05 (Denmark) 
2006-09-22 (Venezuela) 
2006-10-12 (Peru) 
2009-09-23 (Philippines, Korean Film Festival) 
Official website:
Official site (Russian) 
Official site (French) 
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Oldboy (Blu-Ray) 2007-11-06 (from $18.99)
    Oldboy - 10th Anniversary Edition (Sub.Blu-Ray) 2013-10-08 (from $21.98)
DVD (Region 1)
    Oldboy [Collector's Edition] (DVD) 2006-11-14
    Oldboy [Full Screen] (DVD) 2005-08-23 (from $10.31)
    Oldboy [Widescreen] (DVD) 2005-08-23 (from $13.07)
Soundtrack
    Oldboy (OST) 2011-02-15 (from $13.48)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story: Garon Tsuchiya 
(none)
Japanese companies
Distributor: Toshiba Entertainment 
English staff
English cast
(none)
Michael McConnohie as Dae-su Oh 

Sherry Lynn as Mi-do 
Stephanie Sheh as Lee Soo-ah 

Crispin Freeman as Woo-jin Lee 
Joe Cappelletti as Dae-su Oh(Young) 
Kari Wahlgren as Hypnotist 
Kirk Thornton as Park Cheol-woong 
Mari Devon as Beautician 
Steve Kramer as
Cop 
Newscaster 
English companies
Licensed by:
Palisades Tartan (2008-) 
Tartan Films 
Korean staff
Korean cast
Byeong-ok Kim as Mr. Han 

Dae-han Ji as No Joo-hwan 
Dae-yeon Lee as Beggar 
Dal-su Oh as Park Cheol-woong 
Hye-jeong Kang as Mi-do 
Il-han Oo as Young Joo-hwan 
Ji-tae Yu as Woo-jin Lee 
Jin-seo Yun as Lee Soo-ah 
Kwang-rok Oh as Suicidal Man 
Min-sik Choi as Dae-su Oh 
Seung-Shin Lee as Yoo Hyung-ja 
Tae-kyung Oh as Young Dae-su 
Yeon-suk Ahn as Young Woo-jin 
Yong Yi as Delivery Boy 

Korean companies
Dailies: HFR 
Distributor: Starmax 
Production:
Egg Films 
Show East 
French staff
French companies
(none)
Distributor: BAC Films 
French cast
(none)
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Rosa Sanchez (Spain dub) 
Translation: María José Aguirre de Cárcer (Spain dub) 
ADR Script: Rosa Sanchez (Spain dub) 

ADR Engineer:
Isabel Ranz (Spain dub) 
Miguel Gascón (Spain dub) 
Mix Engineer: Jesús Javier Sáiz (Spain dub) 
Carlos Ysbert as Dae-su Oh(Spain dub) 

Mar Bordallo as Mi-do(Spain dub) 
Sandra Jara as Soo-ah Lee(Spain dub) 

Adolfo Moreno as Woo-jin Lee(Spain dub; young) 
Iñaki Crespo as Cheol-woong Park(Spain dub) 
Iván Jara as Dae-su Oh(Spain dub; young) 
Jesús Alberto Pinillos as Joo-hwan No(Spain dub; young) 
Juan Amador Pulido as Joo-hwan No(Spain dub) 
Pepa Castro as Yoo(Spain dub) 
Roberto Cuenca Rodríguez Jr as Mr. Han(Spain dub) 
Roberto Encinas as Woo-jin Lee(Spain dub) 

Fernando Cabrera(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Distributor: Filmhouse 
Dubbing Studio: Estudios EXA (Spain dub) 
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Distributor: Lucky Red 
Italian cast
(none)
German staff
German companies
(none)
German cast
(none)
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
(none)
Dutch cast
(none)
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