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A young Thai boxer learns the skills and inner meaning of martial arts.

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Sarunyu Wongkrachang ...
Rajasena Lord (as Sarunyu Wongkrajang)
Sorapong Chatree ...
Primorata Dejudom ...
Pim (as Primrata Det-Udom)
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Master Bua (as Nirut Sirijunya)
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Mhen (as Phetthai Wongkhamlao)
Santisuk Promsiri ...
Nobleman Siha Decho (as Santisuk Phromsiri)
Patthama Panthong ...
Lady Plai (as Pattama Panthong)
Supakorn Kitsuwon ...
Master Armer (as Suppakorn Kitsuwan)
Natdanai Kongthong ...
Young Tien (as Natdhanai Kongthong)
Prarinya Karmkeaw ...
Jaran Ngamdee ...
(as Jarun Ngamdee)
Watchachai Phumiree
Akaradeth Rodwinit
Cheewin Adchariyachai
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In 1431, the Kingdom of Ayutthayan conquers the territory of Sukhothai expanding their lands to the East. The noble Lord Siha Decho is betrayed by his Captain, Rajasena, and is murdered together with his wife. However their son Tien is saved by one loyal soldier and left alone in the woods... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Warrior. Conqueror. Legend.

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Rated R for sequences of violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 December 2008 (Thailand)  »

Also Known As:

Ong Bak 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

THB 300,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$26,564 (USA) (23 October 2009)

Gross:

$102,055 (USA) (25 December 2009)
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Tony Jaa
31 March 2009 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Can't wait until this is on Blu-Ray.

In this great sequel Tony Jaa uses so many weapons, gets in a lot of fights for the cause, is trained as he grows up! (This is very unlike the first, where he mostly used Fists, Elbows, Knees, Head)

If Tony Jaa can be considered 'slow' in this movie I would think it would be in the interest of capturing his motions better on film. Just as Bruce Lee could move so much faster but had to slow down to show us just what he was doing! Also there are times when his is being trained in the movie and it is a test, that is why he his movements are more abrupt.

Some people (who may be bored or easily distracted) might think the plot is weak. This is not so if you pay attention. Others might think that listening to the Thai language it annoying and so on. I disagree, it is a very unique sounding language and I tend to watch it with English Subtitles, although I'm sure you can just change the Audio to English or some other language which suits you better.

This is a highly anticipated sequel to an AMAZING movie. But don't expect the plot to mesh or be in any way similar to the 1st.

SEE ALSO: ONG BAK The Thai Warrior. One of the coolest films, be it the opening sequence or many fight scenes later in the movie...

If this seems strange it's because I was trying not to spoil anything.

P.S. Best movie in a while.


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