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The King Maker (2005)

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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Fernando De Gamma
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Phillippe De Torres
Cindy Burbridge ...
Maria De Torres
Yoe Hassadeevichit ...
Queen Sudachan
Dom Hetrakul ...
Tong
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King Chairacha
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Phan
Mark Sobels ...
Father Pedro
Oliver Pupart ...
Lord Chakkraphat
Ammara Assawanon ...
Yai Jun - The Witch (as Amora Purananda)
Charlie Trairat ...
Prince Yodfa (as Charlee Trairat)
Michael Hardie ...
Fernando as a child
Shaun Delaney ...
Fernando's Father
Emma ...
Fernando's Mother
Rattanaporn Klongkan ...
Maria's Maid
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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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A warrior's path. A king's destiny.

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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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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 »

Goofs

Historically, Worawongsathirat and Sri Sudachan were killed in an ambush set up by Lord Piren-Thorathep when the couple were going on a trip to catch a supposed white elephant. See more »

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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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You can call it 'almost'...
17 June 2007 | by (Warsaw, Poland) – See all my reviews

This is just a bad movie. With what seemed to be quite a nice budget it had potential to be much better. It almost were. With the heroine beautiful almost like Salma Hayek, hero fighting almost like Jackie Chan, battles and duels almost like in Crouching Tiger..., music almost like in, say, Conan... etc. Almost. But in the end it's just dull and it is hard to find anything interesting in it. Maybe apart of John Rhys-Davies flying in duel like those warriors in Hero or before-mentioned Crouching Tiger... I am really ashamed of poor old John. He is after all quite a good actor and deserves much better. So as you - so if you still have a chance just watch something else.


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