Oldboy

Oldboy
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,193,658Details
International Box Office $1,146,564
Worldwide Box Office $3,340,222
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $288,673 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $236,226 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $524,899
Further financial details...

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Synopsis

An advertising executive 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.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
80% - Certified Fresh
Audience
94% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: November 27th, 2013 (Wide) by FilmDistrict
Video Release: March 4th, 2014 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong brutal violence, disturbing images, some graphic sexuality and nudity, and language.
(Rating bulletin 2281, 7/17/2013)
Keywords: Kidnap, Revenge, Surprise Twist, Incest, Accidental Incest, Foreign Language Remake
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 4th, 2014

This week there are a couple massive releases on the home market. 12 Years a Slave just earned the Best Picture Oscar, so it's the perfect time to release it on DVD or Blu-ray. The biggest release of the week is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, but it doesn't come out on DVD or Blu-ray Combo Pack till Friday, so I will get the review online in a couple of days. On the flip side, those two releases seem to have scared away most of the competition, because there's almost nothing else worth talking about. (There's an exercise video in the top five new releases on Amazon.com. That almost never happens.) As for the Pick of the Week, it's 12 Years a Slave on Blu-ray. It's not the only release coming out on Tuesday that's worth buying. I recommend picking up Girl Rising on DVD as well, while Venture Bros.: Season Five on DVD or Blu-ray is also worth the money. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Cool Films, Hot Box Office

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire poster

Thanksgiving long weekend set records with both The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Frozen breaking records for biggest Thanksgiving weekend and biggest Thanksgiving opening respectively. There was also good news for Thor: The Dark World over the weekend, as it topped predictions, and even while the rest of the new releases struggled, to be polite, it was a really impressive weekend. Over the three-day portion of the weekend, the box office pulled in a total of $208 million, which was 8% lower than last weekend. This is actually a very good decline, as the midweek holiday releases took some of the demand for the weekend. This was 82% higher than the same weekend last year, but this is misleading, because this weekend last year was the weekend after Thanksgiving day. 2013 was stronger than last Thanksgiving, but by 0.0456% over the three-day portion. Over fives days, the box office earned $293 million, which was almost exactly 1% more than last Thanksgiving. 2013 has regained the lead over 2012, albeit by a tiny margin at $9.62 billion to $9.61 billion. Hopefully it can maintain this lead from now till January. More...

2013 Preview: November

October ended on a winning note, but it was the only time the entire month that 2013 topped 2012 in the year-over-year comparison. This is quite shocking, as Gravity crushed expectations with more than $200 million and counting. Even with that surprise monster hit, the month still couldn't keep pace with last year. Compared to October, November looks a lot better with three films that could be monster hits: Frozen, Thor: The Dark World, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. On the other hand, those are the only three movies with a 50/50 chance or better to top $100 million compared, while there were seven films that reached that milestone last November. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire should make more than last year's number one film, Skyfall, but the depth last year could prove too much to deal with. 2013 might dip below last year's pace sometime during the month, but hopefully it won't stay there too long. More...

Cast

Josh Brolin    Joe Doucett
Elizabeth Olsen    Marie Sebastian
Sharlto Copley    Adrian/The Stranger
Samuel L. Jackson    Chaney
Michael Imperioli    Chucky
Pom Klementieff    Haeng-Bok
James Ransone    Dr. Tom Melby
Max Casella    James Prestley
Linda Emond    Edwina Burke
Elvis Nolasco    Cortez
Rami Malek    Browning
Lance Reddick    Daniel Newcombe
Hannah Ware    Donna Hawthorne
Richard Portnow    Bernie Sharkey
Hannah Simone    Stephanie Lee
Ciera Payton    Capri
Cinque Lee    Bellhop
Steven Hauck    Arthur Pryce
Caitlin Dulany    Emma Pryce
Ilfenesh Hadera    Judy
Phyllis Montana LeBlanc    Grace
Michael J. Burg    Luxembourg Police Chief
Lizzy Declement    Amanda Pryce
Erik Gersovitz    Young Adrian
Gralen Bryant Banks    Captain Lionel
Dustan Costine    Security Guard
Lennie Hsiao    Souvenir Vendor
Joe Chrest    Johnny/Schizophrenic Man
Linda Jewell    Motorcycle Messenger
Kerry Cahill    Shirley Roos
Douglas M. Griffin    Ken Roos
Brett Lapeyrouse    Young Chucky
Victoria Geil    Young Donna
Violet Hill    Mia (10 Years Old)
Grey Damon    Young Joe
Jung Tan    Chinese Woman
Jordan Salloum    Anthony
Sharon Gee    Librarian
Elvy Yost    Mia (23 Years Old)
Carol Sutton    Vera
Taryn Terrell    Girl In Park
Marco Umana    Burly Man
Giovanni Silva    The Checkpoint
Steve Kim    Brute #1
Brian Oerly    Brute #2
Josh Diogo    Brute #3
Jeff Ward    Crazy Brute
Billy Tilk    Jock #1
Ron Surels    Jock #2
Walter Garcia    Jock #3
Joe Nin Williams    Jock #4
Eric Salas    Jock #5
Shannon Rockweiler    Aerobics Instructor
Altonio Jackson    Bohemian Artist #1
Louis Tucci    Bohemian Artist #2
William J. Vines    Bohemian Artist #3
David Dahlgren    Old Timer #1
Jodie Moore    Old Timer #2
Shelton Alexander    Construction Worker
Mary Glackmeyer    Yoga Instructor
Brianna Nowlin    Exercise Video Model
Alexa Kobylarz    Sexy Calisthenics Instructor
Iman Marshall    Dancer #1
Renata Granger    Dancer #2
Leslie Saubat    Dancer #3
Donna Crump    Dancer #4/Zumba Leader
Catherine Caldwell    Zumba #1
Wilneisha Lucien    Zumba #2
Sydni Russell    Zumba #3
Nicole Norman    Zumba #4
Niki Kleinberger    Aerobics #2
Peryn St. Raymond    Aerobics #3
Al Palagonia    Convenience Store Clerk
Alvin Chon    Delivery Boy
William D. Green    Willie Green
Anthony Tien Quang    Geico

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Spike Lee
Screenwriter    Mark Protosevich
Producer    Roy Lee
Producer    Doug Davison
Producer    Nathan Kahane
Executive Producer    Joe Drake
Executive Producer    John Middleton
Executive Producer    Peter Schlessel
Co-Producer    Avram Butch Kaplan
Co-Producer    Audrey Chon
Co-Producer    Matthew Leonetti, Jr.
Co-Producer    Mark Protosevich
Director of Photography    Sean Bobbitt
Production Designer    Sharon Seymour
Editor    Barry Alexander Brown
Costume Designer    Ruth E. Carter
Casting Director    Kim Taylor-Coleman
Composer    Roque Banos
Unit Production Manager    Avram Butch Kaplan
Assistant Director    Michael Ellis
Assistant Director    Michael Pinckney
Stunt Coordinator    Mark Norby
Fight Coordinator    J.J. Perry

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/11/27 17 $212,852   583 $365   $212,852 1
2013/11/28 18 $184,431 -13% 583 $316   $397,283 2
2013/11/29 18 $338,311 +83% 583 $580   $735,594 3
2013/11/30 18 $326,373 -4% 583 $560   $1,061,967 4
2013/12/01 16 $220,698 -32% 583 $379   $1,282,665 5
2013/12/02 15 $92,029 -58% 583 $158   $1,374,694 6
2013/12/03 15 $111,746 +21% 583 $192   $1,486,440 7
2013/12/04 15 $86,368 -23% 583 $148   $1,572,808 8
2013/12/05 15 $82,408 -5% 583 $141   $1,655,216 9
2013/12/06 - $90,133 +9% 583 $155   $1,745,349 10
2013/12/07 - $123,363 +37% 583 $212   $1,868,712 11
2013/12/08 - $87,959 -29% 583 $151   $1,956,671 12
2013/12/09 - $44,576 -49% 583 $76   $2,001,247 13
2013/12/10 - $52,299 +17% 583 $90   $2,053,546 14
2013/12/11 - $40,927 -22% 583 $70   $2,094,473 15
2013/12/12 - $34,540 -16% 583 $59   $2,129,013 16
2013/12/13 - $10,126 -71% 151 $67   $2,139,139 17
2013/12/14 - $12,153 +20% 151 $80   $2,151,292 18
2013/12/15 - $11,301 -7% 151 $75   $2,162,593 19
2013/12/16 - $5,099 -55% 151 $34   $2,167,692 20
2013/12/17 - $5,614 +10% 151 $37   $2,173,306 21
2013/12/18 - $3,641 -35% 151 $24   $2,176,947 22
2013/12/19 - $2,135 -41% 151 $14   $2,179,082 23
2013/12/20 - $595 -72% 21 $28   $2,179,677 24
2013/12/21 - $800 +34% 21 $38   $2,180,477 25
2013/12/22 - $813 +2% 21 $39   $2,181,290 26
2013/12/23 - $781 -4% 21 $37   $2,182,071 27
2013/12/24 - $338 -57% 21 $16   $2,182,409 28
2013/12/25 - $962 +185% 21 $46   $2,183,371 29
2013/12/26 - $890 -7% 21 $42   $2,184,261 30
2013/12/27 - $1,641 +84% 21 $78   $2,185,902 31
2013/12/28 - $1,989 +21% 21 $95   $2,187,891 32
2013/12/29 - $1,291 -35% 21 $61   $2,189,182 33
2013/12/30 - $890 -31% 21 $42   $2,190,072 34
2013/12/31 - $452 -49% 21 $22   $2,190,524 35
2014/01/01 - $2,019 +347% 21 $96   $2,192,543 36
2014/01/02 - $1,115 -45% 21 $53   $2,193,658 37

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/11/29 18 $885,382   583 $1,519   $1,282,665 5
2013/12/06 21 $301,455 -66% 583 $517   $1,956,671 12
2013/12/13 34 $33,580 -89% 151 $222   $2,162,593 19
2013/12/20 47 $2,208 -93% 21 $105   $2,181,290 26
2013/12/27 51 $4,921 +123% 21 $234   $2,189,182 33

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