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Born to Fight (2004)
"Kerd ma lui" (original title)

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A group of athletes helping a poor village must stop an evil tyrant and his men from terrorizing the village.

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Credited cast:
Nappon Gomarachun ...
Santisuk Promsiri ...
Dan Chupong ...
Piyapong Piew-on ...
Tun
Somrak Khamsing ...
Tug
Amornthep Waewsang ...
Moo
Suebsak Pansueb ...
Jo
Nantaway Wongwanichislip ...
Nye
Kessarin Ektawatkul ...
Nui
Rattaporn Khemtong ...
Chatthapong Pantanaunkul ...
Foong (as Chattaporn Pantana-Angkul)
Sasisa Jindamanee ...
Payong Mounda ...
Village Head
Swat Hoopsom ...
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Daew is a cop who has nailed the evil gunrunner General Yang, but his partner is killed in the case and Daew becomes depressed. However, his sister asks him to join her and some of her athlete friends to a small village to give food and toys to the villagers. What starts out as a trip to help people turns into a nightmare when Yang's men arrive at the village and take over, demanding the release of Yang or a nuclear missile will hit Bangkok. When villagers are killed left and right, Daew and the athletes must start a revolution against the tyranny before it's too late. Written by Ninja01

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In the opening of the film, characters can be seen interacting with one another in real-time as the Sun sets. The Sun, however, is visibly setting, dramatically dropping in the span of a few seconds, impossible even at the Equator. See more »

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Some brilliant moments in a scriptless P.O.S.
13 March 2008 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Sure, the director from Ong Bak the Thai Warrior is terrific. Sure there are some truly amazing fight sequences. Sure it's nicely shot. Sure there are some amazing locations and full-sized explosions. Besides all of this, this movie was barely watch-able. Why? Because NOTHING HAPPENS FOR FORTY MINUTES!!!! After this amazing opening scene we're subjected to an endless array of set-ups that were unbearable. First the star is brooding, then his sister's brooding (and VERY hot), then they're traveling to the country, then they're meeting the villagers. All of these scenes had a modicum of charm but strung back-to-back they just made for endless set up that rose the dramatic level about zero percent. I strongly recommend this film to karate movie fans, but only if your remote is working properly. You NEED it for this flick.


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Kinda feels like 'Thailand the movie' at times, Lol. maxibon2010
could have been something special - ruined by some stupid stunts moviefiend-1
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