Oldboy

Synopsis: 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, Oh Dae-Su soon finds out that his kidnapper has a greater plan for him and is set onto a path of pain and suffering in an attempt to uncover the motive of his mysterious tormentor.
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Chan-wook Park
Production: Tartan Films
  38 wins & 18 nominations.
 
IMDB:
8.4
Metacritic:
74
Rotten Tomatoes:
80%
R
Year:
2003
120 min
$637,778
Website
2,520 Views


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What?

I said...

I want to tell you my story.

What the hell?

Why are you talking like that?

Who the f*ck are you?

My...

name is...

Oh...

Dae-su.

Stop flirting with his girlfriend.

Hold on.

-Mr. Oh Dae-su!

-Was I flirting with her? Was l?

Okay! Okay!

Sit down, Oh Dae-su. You're way too drunk.

I need to piss first.

I wasn't even flirting!

Motherfucker!

Asshole!

Sit down!

I'm so sorry.

F*ck, I really need to piss.

-lsn't she cute?

-Very. Now sit down.

It's my daughter's birthday today.

I got her a birthday present.

A little cloud floating in the sky

A pleasure boat sailing on the river

My name, Oh Dae-su, means...

"getting through one day at a time."

That's what "Oh Dae-su" means.

But, God...

why can't I get through today?

Let me go!

-Shut the f*ck up!

-Let me go!

Let go! Get away from me!

He should be locked up.

Grab him!

I'll make sure he doesn't get drunk

and cause trouble again.

Have a nice day, Officer.

He's usually a nice guy.

Let's go.

I'll come back and see you soon.

Don't bother. Never come back.

That's up to me, assholes.

Hey!

Yeun-hee, it's Daddy.

Yeun-hee, it's Daddy.

Daddy's got a present for my little Yeun-hee.

I'll be home soon with your present,

just wait a bit longer....

Let me talk to her.

-Good girl.

-Give me the phone.

Yeun-hee, Joo-hwan wants a word with you.

You remember Joo-hwan, don't you?

Hold on.

Hello, Yeun-hee.

It's me, Joo-hwan.

So it's your birthday today?

Happy birthday!

I'll buy you a nice treat tomorrow.

Hello? Oh, hello, Ja-hyun.

I'm sorry. I know it's very late.

Dae-su is on his way home.

I'm sorry. Yes?

Hold on. Dae-su, it's your wife.

Dae-su!

Dae-su!

Your wife says you should hurry home!

Dae-su, let's get going!

Stop messing around!

OLDBOY:

Sir, sir.

Wait, come here. Come and talk to me.

I won't ask you to let me go again.

Just tell me why I'm here, please.

I have a right to know why.

God, I've already been locked in here

for two months.

Sir, wait, come here.

Sir, wait. What is this place?

Please, sir, just tell me how long

I have to stay here.

Sir!

F*ck you!

Come here, you asshole!

Son of a bitch.

I saw your face, asshole!

You're dead when I get out!

I'm sorry! I won't swear at you again.

Just tell me how much longer.

One month? Two? Three?

Don't go!

I'm sorry.

Just tell me how long, you son of a bitch!

I said tell me how long, you asshole!

Son of a bitch!

You fucking assholes!

If they had told me then

that it would be 15 years...

would it have been easier to endure?

Or harder?

LAUGH,

AND THE WORLD LAUGHS WlTH YOU.

WEEP, AND YOU WEEP ALONE.

When the music begins, gas is released.

When the gas is released, I fall asleep.

Later on, I found out...

that it was the same Valium gas

that Russian soldiers used...

on Chechen terrorists.

When I wake up, my hair is cut.

I don't really like the style.

However, they change my clothes...

and clean the room.

Generous bastards.

One!

Two!

Three!

It's too spicy.

I don't want spinach. You eat it.

I won't eat spinach.

Mrs. Kim Ja-hyun's body was found

with stab wounds to the neck.

This was a cold-blooded murder.

As nothing of value was taken...

police suspect the motive was personal.

The victim's husband, Oh Dae-su...

disappeared a year ago and is still at large.

Witnesses say

Oh Dae-su was a heavy drinker...

who fought constantly with his wife.

Neighbors also frequently argued

with Oh Dae-su.

Blood samples found at the scene

match those of Oh Dae-su.

Oh Dae-su's fingerprints have been

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