Ong-Bak Movie Review 2003

Information and Film Reviews for Ong-Bak the Movie

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1.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Over-the-top action is the centerpiece of this breakthrough Thai martial arts film. Loose-cannon Thai kickboxer Ting (Jaa) travels to Bangkok in search of the stolen head to his tiny village's Buddha. Mayhem ensues. What little plot exists is just a vehicle for superb action sequences that are exceptionally violent yet highly inventive, especially when one considers that all the action was filmed without digital effects, wires, or other modern-day trickery. The result is a 70's-style martial-arts movie for the modern era, refreshingly real and a heck of a lot of fun. Thai with English subtitles.


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Available on DVD
Running time 107 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Asia, Action-Drama, Martial Arts
Suphachai Sithiamphian
Tony Jaa, Wannakit Siriput, Sukhaaw Phongwilai, Petchthai Wongkamlao, Pumwaree Yodkamol, Rungrawee Borrijindakul
Nattawut Kittihun
Prachya Pinkaew
Atomix Clubbing
Chaiyaachab Sethi, Thanat Sunsin, Akhadaet Kaewchote
Prachya Pinkaew, Sukanya Vongsthapat, Baa-Ram-Ewe

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