November 26, 2013
Director: Spike Lee
MPAA Rating: R (for strong brutal violence, disturbing images, some graphic sexuality and nudity, and language)
Screenwriter: Mark Protosevich
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Brolin, James Ransone, Sharlto Copley, Elizabeth Olsen
Copyright Holder: N/A
"Oldboy" is a provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of an advertising executive (Josh Brolin) 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.