32 Best Movies Like Oldboy ...

32 Best Movies Like Oldboy ...

If you liked this movie , you will probably love these too! In this collection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Oldboy (2003)

2h Drama Thriller Mystery Action

With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

2. I Saw the Devil (2010)

2h 22m Thriller Horror

Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo-hyun, a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer.

3. Memento (2000)

1h 53m Mystery Thriller

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.

4. Lady Vengeance (2005)

1h 55m Drama Thriller

After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, she gets closer and closer to her goal. But will her actions lead to the relief she seeks?

5. Shutter Island (2010)

2h 18m Drama Thriller Mystery

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

6. Oldboy (2013)

1h 44m Drama Thriller Mystery Action

An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.

7. The Man from Nowhere (2010)

1h 59m Action Thriller Crime

His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named Somi, a little girl next door. As Taesik spends more and more time with Somi, he gets attached to her. Then Somi is kidnapped by a gang, and as Taesik tries to save Somi by becoming deeply associated with the gang his mysterious past is revealed...

8. Forgotten (2017)

43m Documentary

Filmmaker Joe Berlinger’s real-time, eight-part investigation into a string of mysterious sex and drug-fueled disappearances and deaths in the heart of America’s rust belt.

9. The Chaser (2008)

2h 5m Crime Drama Thriller

Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

10. The Machinist (2004)

1h 41m Thriller Drama

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is suffering from insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia...

11. The Game (1997)

2h 9m Drama Thriller Mystery

In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a cold-hearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad: a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nary a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.

12. Spider (2002)

2h 1m Fantasy Action

After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers to become the Amazing superhero known as Spider-Man.

13. Mystic River (2003)

2h 18m Thriller Crime Drama Mystery

The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

14. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

2h 38m Thriller Crime Mystery Drama

This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

15. A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

1h 54m Crime Drama Mystery Thriller

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

16. Hard Candy (2005)

1h 43m Drama Thriller

Hayley’s a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff’s a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff’s place. Jeff thinks it’s his lucky night. He’s in for a surprise.

17. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

1h 55m Drama Horror Mystery

A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.

18. Blind Turn (2012)

1h 16m Drama Mystery Thriller

Samantha Holt had the perfect life with a handsome fiancée and a future that couldn’t look brighter. But an unexpected turn on a dark lonely road puts her on a collision course with Bruce Miller, a devoted family man who descends into madness when he loses everything he ever cared about. One year later, Bruce decides to give Samantha the punishment he believes she escaped. Samantha has struggled with her own demons since that fateful night, and Bruce will take her struggles to the edge when he implements a demented plan to teach her a twisted lesson that may cost her the ultimate price.

19. Irreversible (2002)

1h 33m Drama Thriller Crime Mystery

Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands and subsequently seek revenge upon the assailant. A simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything.

20. Don&`t Say a Word (2001)

21. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

2h 9m Action Drama Thriller

This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. In order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things go horribly wrong, and the situation spirals rapidly into a cycle of violence and revenge.

22. The Skin I Live In (2011)

2h Drama Thriller Mystery Horror

A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

23. Se7en (1995)

2h 7m Crime Mystery Thriller

Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. Sommerset researches each sin in an effort to get inside the killer's mind, while his novice partner, Mills, scoffs at his efforts to unravel the case.

24. New World (2013)

25. Saw (2004)

1h 43m Horror Mystery Crime

Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or die trying...

26. Stoker (2013)

1h 39m Drama Horror Thriller

After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

27. Mother (2009)

2h 5m Drama Romance

The lives of three women have a commonality: adoption. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets that, as a teenager, she gave up her daughter for adoption. Elizabeth was an adopted child and is now a successful lawyer, but her personal life lacks warmth. Lucy and her husband have failed to conceive and now hope to adopt a baby to make their family complete.

28. Insomnia (2002)

1h 58m Crime Mystery Thriller

Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

29. Death and the Maiden (1994)

1h 43m Drama Thriller Mystery

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

30. Joy Ride (2001)

1h 37m Mystery Thriller Drama

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

31. The War Zone (1999)

1h 38m Drama

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.

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