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21st November 2003
Park Chan-wook
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Oldboy is a Action Drama film released on 21st November 2003; Park Chan-wook directed the film which stars Choi Min-sik, Oh Dal-su, and Lee Dae-yeon. The film is a sequel to the 2002 film Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance. A sequel, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, was released in 2005. It was later remade/rebooted as Oldboy in 2013. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $12,194,593 on its budget.


With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

Cast (18)

Choi Min-sik's profile
Choi Min-sik Oh Dae-Su
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 40
Oh Dal-su
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 34
Lee Dae-yeon's profile
Lee Dae-yeon
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 38
Park Myung-shin's profile
Park Myung-shin
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 38
Oh Kwang-rok's profile
Oh Kwang-rok
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 40
Kim Su-hyun
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 32
Ji Dae-han's profile
Ji Dae-han
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 33
Kang Hye-jung's profile
Kang Hye-jung
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 20
Kim Byung-ok
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 42
Yoo Ji-tae
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 26
Oh Tae-kyung's profile
Oh Tae-kyung
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 20
Yoon Jin-seo
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 19
Yoo Yeon-seok's profile
Yoo Yeon-seok
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 18
Seo Myeong-Seok
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 33
Lee Seung-shin's profile
Lee Seung-shin
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 33
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 28
Yoo Il-han
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 19


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Alcohol Use
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Prequels & Sequels


Production Companies

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Oldboy Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

17% 13-19
22% 20-29
39% 30-39
17% 40-49
6% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

22% Female
78% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Oldboy FAQ

When was Oldboy released?

Oldboy was released 20 years ago, on Friday November 21st, 2003.

Who plays the lead role(s) in Oldboy?

The lead role is played by Choi Min-sik in the role of Oh Dae-Su.

How much did Oldboy cost to make?

The budget was $3,000,000.

How much money did Oldboy make?

The worldwide revenue was $15,194,593.

Is Oldboy on Netflix?

Yes, Oldboy is currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Oldboy on Amazon Prime?

No, Oldboy is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Oldboy on Disney Plus?

No, Oldboy is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States