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The King Maker (2005)

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In 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the Orient in a bid to find the man that murdered his father and, with luck, like many of his fellow ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Fernando De Gamma
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Phillippe
Cindy Burbridge ...
Maria
Dom Hetrakul ...
Tong
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King Chairacha
Yoe Hassadeevichit ...
Queen Sudachan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Ninja
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Pan Bud Sri Thep
Ammara Assawanon ...
Yai Jun (as Amora Purananda)
Korawij devahastin na Ayudhya ...
Nobleman
Byron Bishop ...
Scar-Face Ninja
Thanet Chimpol ...
Dang
Tanapol Chuksrida ...
Mandarin #1
Daam Dasakorn ...
King of lanna
Shaun Delaney ...
Fernando's Father
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In 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the Orient in a bid to find the man that murdered his father and, with luck, like many of his fellow countrymen,to make his fortune. A vicious storm in the Indian ocean almost ended his plans when the ship he was on sank. The sole survivor, he was washed up on a tropical beach only to be captured by Arab slavers and taken to Ayutthaya in the kingdom of Siam where he was offered for sale as a slave. He is rescued from slavery when a beautiful young woman Maria, also from Portugal, living in Ayutthaya with her father, buys him from the Arabs and restores his freedom. Not suprisingly he falls for Maria and Maria him, much to the chagrin of Maria's Father. As an experienced soldier his services are soon in demand when the King of Siam declares war on a Northern renegade pretender and all of the Portuguese colony are press-ganged into the service of the King. Predictably, Fernando's experience and gallantry ... Written by Sean Casey

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king | queen | soldier | siam | arab | See more »

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A warrior's path. A king's destiny.

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Adventure | Drama

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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20 October 2005 (Thailand)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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The Film is based on a true story set in 1547 in Siam. The real Queen at the time killed her husband and son to install her lover as the new King. See more »

Quotes

Mandarin #1: There must be something funny about your cock!
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King Of My Heart
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Composed by Brian Clifton
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A wasted 2 hours better off watching paint dry
2 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Evidently when you offer a actor enough money they will do anything. I am not sure how much John Rys-Daves got, but most of the money he made should go to his fans as an apology for even being associated with such a ROTTEN movie. The special effects were worse then effects from the 1950's B movies and the acting of the rest of the cast was even worse. As to how bad the acting was a child gave the second best performance in my opinion. The English was terribly accented and I think no one could really even speak English they just memorized how the words should sound instead of memorizing the script and trying to make their character both "life-like" and real.


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