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Oldboy (Korean movie)

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Alternative title:
Cinco días para vengarse (Spanish)
Old Boy
Old Boy - hämnden (Swedish)
Oldboy-Velho amigo (Portuguese)
Oldeuboi (Korean)
Олдбой (Russian)
الفتى العجوز (Arabic)
オールド・ボーイ (Japanese)
올드보이 (Korean)
15 ans volés (French)
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)
2023-02-03 (Romania, ARTA Cinema Cluj)
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Official site (French)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Oldboy [Collector's Edition] (DVD) 2006-11-14 (from $99.99)
    Oldboy [Full Screen] (DVD) 2005-08-23 (from $39.98)
    Oldboy [Widescreen] (DVD) 2005-08-23 (from $34.99)
    Oldboy (OST) 2011-02-15 (from $328.92)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Japanese companies
Distributor: Toshiba Entertainment
English staff
English cast
ADR Engineer: Alex Gordon
Development Executive: Damien Saccani
Publicist: Tom Chen
Sales: Calum Gray
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
English companies
Internet Streaming:
Licensed by:
Arrow Films (UK/Ireland, 2019–present)
Kino Lorber (US/Canada)
Palisades Tartan (2008-) 
Tartan Films 
Korean staff
Korean cast
Director: Chan-wook Park
Music: Yeong-wook Jo
Art Director: Seong-hie Ryu
Executive producer:
Dong-ju Kim
Myeong-Chan Park
Cinematography: Chung-hoon Chung
Color: Yong-gi Lee
Comic Book Artist: Gyeong-eun Seo
Costume Design: Sang-gyeong Jo
Digital Composition:
Il Hwan Na
Ju-won Lee
Film Editing: Sang-Beom Kim
Film Telecine: Jae-Min Han
Gaffer: Andy Rennie
Line Producer: Jae-Duk Han
Main Titles Supervisor: C. Jin Im
Marketing: Yu-Gyeong Sin
Music Director: Yeong-wook Jo
Production Design: Seong-hie Ryu
Set Decoration: Hong-sam Yang
Stage Manager: Phill Zagajewski
Visual Effects: Jeon Hyoung Lee
Visual Effects Supervision: Sung-jin Jung
Byeong-ok Kim as Mr. Han

Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's Monster (On the TV; archive footage)
Chun Doo-Hwan as Himself (archive footage)
Dae-han Ji as No Joo-hwan
Dae-Jung Kim as Himself (archive footage)
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
Kim Jong-il as Himself (archive footage)
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
Egg Films
Show East
French staff
French companies
Distributor: BAC Films
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
ADR Director: Rosa Sanchez (Spain dub)
Translation: María José Aguirre de Cárcer (Spain dub)
ADR Script: Rosa Sanchez (Spain dub)
Executive producer: Bernardo Zupnik

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
Broadcaster: Canal+ Xtra (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Estudios EXA (Spain dub)
Internet Streaming: Amazon Prime Video (Spain)
Licensed by: Distribution Company (Argentina)
Italian cast
Italian staff
Dubbing Director: Marco Mete

Dialogues: Marco Mete
Dubbing Assistant: Carla Mete
Roberto Draghetti as Oh Dae-su

Andrea Lavagnino as Cho-Rung
Ilaria Latini as Mi-do
Marco Mete as Mr. Han
Massimo Lodolo as Lee Woo-jin
Roberto Stocchi as Chuh-Wan
Stefanella Marrama as Hyong-La

Marco Baroni as Chuh-Wan (young)
Stefano Crescentini as Oh Dae-su (young)
Italian companies
Broadcaster: 20 Mediaset
Distributor: Lucky Red
German staff
German companies
German cast
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Dutch cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Screen: Elly Moreno
Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Rede Bandeirantes
Europa Filmes (1st release)
Spectra Filmes (2nd release)
Dubbing Studio: Studio Gabia

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