Netflix’s streaming catalogue now includes the thriller mystery movie Oldboy. The American neo-noir movie is a remake of the very popular 2003 South Korean film bearing the same name. Spike Lee has helmed the film, and the screenplay is scripted by Mark Protosevich.
This movie makes various changes to the original movie by Park Chan Wook. FilmDistrict distributed the movie, and it was originally released on November 27, 2013. Against a budget of $30 million, it went ahead make a box office collection of $5.2 million. If you plan to catch up with the movie on Netflix, keep track of the following details.
Can You Watch Oldboy (2013) On Netflix?
The 2013 movie Oldboy will be arriving on the streaming platform Netflix this December 18, 2021. You can get a subscription to this platform based on your budget and requirements and watch the movie as it drops. Netflix offers a dynamic collection of movies under the action-thriller genre. You can watch Oldboy catch, Josh Brolin in action as Joe Doucett.
Who Is In The Cast Of Oldboy (2013)?
In the lead role of Joe Doucett, the movie stars Josh Brolin. Marie Sebastian is played by Elizabeth Olsen; Mia Doucett is played by Elvy Yost. Adrian Doyle Pryce or The Stranger is played by Sharlto Copley. Chucky is played by Michael Imperioli, and Chaney by Samuel L. Jackson. Dr Tom Melby is played by James Ransone, and James Prestley by Max Casella. Edwina Burke is played by Linda Emond, and Haeng-bok by PomKlementieff.
What Is The Plot Of The Movie?
Spike Lee’s movie Oldboy follows Joe Doucett, who is an executive in the advertising department. However, he is kidnapped without any initiative and is held hostage for a long period of twenty years. Now, he is filled with vengeance and is adamant about finding out the reason why was he held hostage. Joe embarks on an intense mission to locate the culprits. He gets into shape and is intent on getting revenge.
In tracing the list of those who will pose trouble on his path, he discovers links that open up various traces to his sordid past. However, there is only one goal to his life now, that is to find the person who has stolen the past two decades from him. Spike Lee’s movie did not make it big in the big office. It has received mixed critics reviews and is praised for its visuals and acting skills.
What Are The Differences From The Original Movie?
Between the 2013 remake and the 2003 original movie, there are various differences. The imprisonment term in both movies differs. It is for ten years in the original movie, while 20 in the other. Moreover, in the remake version, there is a removal of the hallucination aspect. In the 2003 movie, the rape of a character does not occur. There are also changes in the incarceration of Joe and Oh Dae-Su. And, the endings also starkly differ in both the movies.
You will be able to watch Oldboy (2013) on the streaming platform Netflix after its recent inclusion.