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Old Boy [Blu-ray]
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on June 24, 2016
As a first-time watcher of "Old Boy" and a lover of special features, I ordered this Collector's Edition because of all the hype about the film. The movie stands alone in it's greatness. The special features are one of the best I've ever seen, very extensive behind-the-scenes footage. I've never laughed so hard watching over two hours of the Video Diary because this cast liked to have fun between takes. It's all English subtitled. You get not one, not two, but three commentaries for the movie. One deleted scene shows one of the greatest movie kisses, meant to be used in lieu of the sex scene when needed. The deleted scenes and the featurettes are subtitled in English too. The footage at Cannes when Oldboy was introduced to the world and won the Grand Prix prize is still thrilling. One of my favorite movies ever!
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on December 25, 2015
Master film. If you are ever deciding between watching this and the new american remake, there is no debate. This is the better film. Interesting premise, a man searching for vengeance after being locked up against his will for years. It's thrilling with plot twists at every turn, yet it all comes together beautifully at the end. No scratching your head from getting the rug pulled out under you.
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on May 29, 2012
This is one of the best movies that I have EVER seen. 12 hours after viewing and I cannot get the entire film out of my head. The film follows Dae-su (Min-sik Choi) as he gets abducted and trapped inside a hotel/jail for 15 years without an explanation and while he is in there he learns that he is framed for his wife's murder. One day he is released with no explanation and then is left to put the pieces together. He befriends a young woman name Mi-do and she helps him through thick and thin to find the answers. Do yourself a favor and watch this NOW! This film has one of the best twists I've ever seen, and it had me yelling at the end. Which I couldn't believe because I thought I had seen and figured out everything. This film is truly a treat to the mind and the eyes.
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on September 26, 2016
A film that will stay with you visually and emotionally weeks after it has ended. Action that is matched by few and a revenge story that breaks the mold of the genre. I real joy
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on September 20, 2017
Original is much better than the remake. Despite the taboo subject matter which did surprise me; the actors and action were fun to watch. As much as I enjoy Josh Brolin, I did not fine the new version as climatic.
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on March 7, 2017
CRAZY ASS MOVIE
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on April 22, 2018
Great movie, with things that keep you wondering until the end.

Don't watch if you're the queezy type if you see blood on screen.
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One of the most astonishing revenge films that I have ever seen. I do know that here in the U.S. they did a remake of this....but I won't watch it. I have seem many movies that were either Chinese, Japanese, Korean Etc. and remade in the States and never are they as good as the originals. That being said all terrific performances about a man who is kidnapped and held for 15 years in a room and then released to find out who and why! The story, even when he is imprisoned is one to be absorbed in. I thought the pace and story were extraordinary. Very violent and at times frightening but well worth the view. many people don't like foreign films and subtitles but not ever a problem for me. if you don't I believe it is dubbed in English, I prefer the subtitles.
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on August 21, 2016
So much better then the American remake.
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on April 9, 2018
A brutal mind frag. Great film but not for the squeamish
Good quality disc and case,
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