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The Bodyguard (2004)

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A hapless bodyguard is fired from his client's son for the death of his clients father. The son is then hunted by assassins who do not want him to inherit his fathers company.

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Wong Kom
Pumwaree Yodkamol ...
Pok
Piphat Apiraktanakorn ...
Chaichol Petchpantakarn (as Pipat Apiruktanakorn)
Surachai Juntimatorn ...
Chot Petchpantakarn
Aranya Namwong ...
Rattana Petchpantakarn
Suthep Prayoonpitak ...
Choung Petchpantakarn
Wachara Pan-Iom ...
Songpol
Yingyong Yodbuangarm ...
Artit
Apaporn Nakornsawan ...
Mae Jam
Wannakit Sirioput ...
Tony
Choosak Iamsook ...
Songpol Gangster #1
Samart Payakarun ...
Songpol Gangster #2 (as Samart Payak-Arun)
Sayan Meungjarern ...
Songpol Gangster #4 (as Sayan Doksadao)
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Supermarket Fighter (as Panom Yeerum)
Davorin Nikolavcic ...
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A professional bodyguard who failed to protect his Choti, most successful businessman, is fired by his employer's son. The son inherits his fathers company but is then targeted by assassins who want to gain control of the estate. He is forced to hide out in the slums, where a kind family looks after him and he sparks up a relationship with their tomboy daughter. Meanwhile, the bodyguard is being chased all over by a gang of clumsy hitmen. Written by Otacon23 Edited by JL

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(at around 8 mins) There should not be a gun on the ground because the bodyguard has pushed it with his foot before that scene. See more »

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Absolutely hysterical
10 April 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see this movie at a film festival, and had been looking for it since. Petchtai Wongkamlao---Dirty Balls from Ong-Bak, though he was originally a stand-up comedian---is hysterical as Wongkom, and I was laughing throughout the entire film at his random antics. Most of the cast from Ong Bak was in this movie (Tony Jaa even makes a brief appearance in a supermarket), but the two have nothing else in common, despite the fact that Tony Jaa refers to Wong Kom (the bodyguard) as Humleih (Dirty Balls) only to be told "Wrong movie!" With a nod to every action movie out there, it's one of the best parodies ever, and I'd say it's one of the top Asian movies I have ever seen!


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