OldBoy Movie

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

OldBoy movie poster

Who's Involved:

Samuel L. Jackson, Doug Davison, Elizabeth Olsen, Joe Chrest, James Ransone, Josh Brolin, Sharlto Copley, Roy Lee, Spike Lee, Mark Protosevich, Taryn Terrell, Ciera Payton, Caitlin Dulany, Bruce Hornsby

Release Date:

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Nationwide

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Follows the story of an advertising executive (Josh Brolin) who is abruptly 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 bizarre and torturous punishment only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment.

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Who stars in OldBoy: Cast List

... Joe Doucett

Dune: Part Two, Avengers: Endgame  

... Marie

Avengers: Endgame, Eternity  

... Adrian Pryce

Boy Kills World, Monkey Man  

The Garfield Movie, Argylle  

The Black Phone, Sinister 2  


... Emma Pryce


... Johnny

Fly Me to the Moon, Lisa Frankenstein  

... Capri

Respect the Jux, Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral  

Who's making OldBoy: Crew List

A look at the OldBoy behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Spike Lee last directed Da 5 Bloods and BlacKkKlansman. The film's writer Mark Protosevich last wrote John Carter and Thor.


Spike Lee


Mark Protosevich


Doug Davison
Roy Lee

Production: What we know about OldBoy?

Key Facts

  1. Remake of the 2003 Korean film.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2015 - July: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2013 - July: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2012 - October: The film was set to Production  status.
  4. 2012 - May: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  5. 2008 - November: The film was set to Development  status.

OldBoy Release Date: When was the film released?

OldBoy was a Nationwide release in 2013 on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Homefront, Black Nativity and Frozen.

OldBoy DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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OldBoy was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 .

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