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

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  5 August 2004 (Thailand)
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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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When Daew and his partner chase General Yang's two 18-wheeler trucks, Daew jumps on the truck on the right. The next shot shows Yang looking up when he hears Daew's footsteps. But after Daew's partner takes down the driver of the truck on the left, Yang is revealed to be inside that truck and not in the one Daew is on. See more »

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Excellent Action Movie!
1 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you like amazing stunts and awesome fight sequences then this movie is for you. Its well done, and I am still impressed with the lengths they go to create so many dangerous stunts.

Its a very original action film. The story line might not be appealing to westerners but its is definitely worth watching. During the movie you will see some amazing camera work that will leave you wondering how they go about doing it. The director is very creative and you can surely sense some Ong Bak originality and style.

I would have liked to see a little more Thai fighting, but I am content.

Highly recommended!


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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
who's the cute thai girl in the red jacket? phrozunsun
Music at the beggining? ChanKwokWing
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An OK film, but with a good message shenzhka
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