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Oldboy

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Oldboy


This film is a provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of an advertising executive 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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MPAA rating:
R
for strong brutal violence, disturbing images, some graphic sexuality and nudity, and language
Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson; Sharlto Copley; Lance Reddick; Michael Imperioli; Josh Brolin; Grey Damon; James Ransone; Rami Malek; Max Casella; Elizabeth Olsen
Directed by:
Spike Lee
On the web:
 
Oldboy Official Site
Genre:
Action, Adventure; Drama; Suspense, Thriller
Running time:
02:00
Release date:
2013
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