Oldboy (2013)

 ●  English ● 1 hr 44 mins

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An advertising executive is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his punishment, only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment.

Cast: Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Brolin, Samuel L Jackson

Crew: Spike Lee (Director), Sean Bobbitt (Director of Photography), Roque Baños (Music Director)

Genres: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Release Dates: 13 Dec 2013 (India)

Tagline: Ask not why you were imprisoned. Ask why you were set free.

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as Marie
as Joe Doucett
as Chaney
as Office Worker
as Delivery Boy
as Brute
as Young Chucky
as Emma Pryce
as Rumpled Businessman
as Capri
as Park Jogger
as Ken Roos
as Security Guard
as Cortez
as Mia
as Young Adrian Pryce
as Checkpoint
as Captain Lionel
as Young Joe Doucett
Supporting Actress
as Donna Hawthorne
as Judy
as Dr Tom Melby
as Oldtimer #2
as Johnny
as Deliveryman
as Anthony
as Shirley
as Daniel Newcombe
as Edwina Burke
as Amanda Pryce
as Jake Preston
as Chucky
Supporting Actor
as Middle Class Man
as Haeng-Bok
as Reporter
as Doo Doo Brown
as Bernie Sharkey
as Adrian Pryce
as Competitive Swimmer
as Arthur Pryce
Supporting Actress
as Young Donna
as BohemianArtist#3


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Film Type:
Feature Film
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Sound Mix:
Datasat Digital Sound, Dolby Digital
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24 fps
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Ask not why you were imprisoned. Ask why you were set free.
Christian Bale, Colin Firth and Clive Owen were offered the role of Adrian, but they declined.

Will Smith and Daniel Craig were offered the lead role, but turned it down.

Joe (Josh Brolin) looks at a squid swimming in a tank at a restaurant and walks away, a nod to the infamous squid scene from the original "Oldboy" film.

The female lead was offered to Rooney Mara and Mia Wasikowska but both declined.

Lily Collins auditioned for the role of Marie.

Josh Brolin personally created the title artwork.

The action sequences in the movie are very raw and gory, including a hammer fight.
Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' out next October
19 Oct 2012, by comingsoon.net
Elizabeth Olsen: 'Oldboy' role is "really exciting"
11 Sep 2012, by The Huffington Post
Josh Brolin talks 'Oldboy' remake
04 May 2012, by totalfilm.com