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Oldboy (2003) Poster

(2003)

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Follows 

Followed by 

Remade as 

Zinda (2006)
Unofficial remake
Oldboy (2013)

Edited into 

Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)
scenes are taken from this film

References 

Un Chien Andalou (1929) (Short)
There is a scene in which ants crawl out of Dae-su's skin.
King Kong (1933)
Poster on the wall of character's room is that of the original "King Kong".
Persona (1966)
Near the ending the picture is split in two halfs showing the faces of Oh Dae-su and Evergreen as one
Branded to Kill (1967)
Oh Dae-su orders sushi in exactly the same manner as the protagonist.
Obsession (1976)
Man falls in love with his own daughter as result of conspiracy by his rival
Angel Heart (1987)
Man falls in love with his own daughter as result of conspiracy by his rival
Being John Malkovich (1999)
The location of the prison being on 7 1/2 floor of the building. Lester Corps in Being John Malkovich is also on 7 1/2 floor.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Cutting off one's own tongue as a punishment
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
Man imprisoned for no apparent reason seeks revenge once he is free. Besides, Woo-jin asks for Montecristo when he is in the chat with Mi-do.

Referenced in 

No Mercy for the Rude (2006)
The protagonist practices martial arts on a human figure pasted on the wall like Oh Dae-su
MADtv: Episode #12.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Oldboy film poster on the Bobby Lee's room.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Tango (2007) (TV Episode)
poster in Chuck's room
Tokyo! (2008)
Making a mark on his hand showing how much years he has been in his hand
Life Is Cool (2008)
A scene where a character throws a fit in a police station is an exact copy of when Oh Dae-su throws his drunken fit in a police station in Oldboy.
Repo Men (2010)
The famous corridor scene was referenced in detail, including the main character's unusual weapon: A hammer.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Repo Men/The Bounty Hunter/The Runaways (2010) (TV Episode)
Joey Vosevich says "Repo Men" steals from this movie.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.8 (2011) (TV Episode)
Matt mentions that Park Chan-wook directed the film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.9 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy mentions that Choi Min-sik starred in the film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.10 (2011) (TV Episode)
Matt mentions that Park Chan-wook directed the film
Big Bad Wolves (2013)
The hammer scene
Film 2014: Episode dated 3 December 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the review of the remake
The Raid 2 (2014)
Hammer fight in hallway.
The Villain (2014)
The one continuous take fight sequence on ferry is a tribute to lobby sequence from korean classic Oldboy

Features 

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
one of scene in Frankenstein showed in Oldboy
StarCraft (1998) (Video Game)
In the pc room scene. Starcraft sounds are heard as well as counter-strike.
Half-Life: Counter-Strike (2000) (Video Game)
In the long scene in the Internet Cafe you can hear people play the PC Game Counter Strike.

Featured in 

Cinema Goes to Dinner (2005) (TV Movie)
Movie scene from this Movie can be seen here
30 Even Scarier Movie Moments (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
One of the movies shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Daybreakers/Leap Year/Youth in Revolt (2010) (TV Episode)
The #4 Movie Badass.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown during Kevin Lee's segment
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.15 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

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