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Bangkok Dangerous (2008)

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A hitman who's in Bangkok to pull off a series of jobs violates his personal code when he falls for a local woman and bonds with his errand boy.


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Panward Hemmanee ...
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Dom Hetrakul ...
Tuck Napaskorn ...
Steve Baldocchi ...
Chris Heebink ...
Peter Shadrin ...
Arthajid Puengvicha ...
Duangjai Srisawang ...
Veerasak Boonchard ...
Joe Sakol Palvanichkul ...
Tuk Tuk Driver (as Sakol Palvanichkul)


Joe is a professional hit man who picks someone off the street to do his errands, and after he is finished kills that person. His next assignment takes him to Bangkok, and as usual, he finds a street-wise guy named Kong to help him. After Kong has a close call and learns who Joe is, Kong asks him to train him and he does. Joe also meets a local girl who is deaf and spends time with her. However, Joe has a hard time keeping his other life from her. It also appears that the person who hired Joe, breaks his rule of complete anonymity and tries to find him. Written by

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 September 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Time to Kill  »

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Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£307,420 (UK) (5 September 2008)


$15,279,680 (USA) (17 October 2008)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The picture was shooting during the 19th September Coup d'etat. Nonetheless, filming only stopped for six hours. The Armoury department claim they fired the only shots in the coup. See more »


When Joe is sighting the Thai politician through his rifle scope, the reticle changes from a varmint reticle with two horizontal crosshairs and a ladder sight for elevation and windage in the bottom of the picture, to a standard Duplex crosshair with windage and elevation marker lines. See more »


Kong: [in Thai] Duck fucker!
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Reasonably good movie
10 September 2008 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

First of all, for those of you seeking an incredibly deep and intriguing story line, this movie is not for you! This is a movie for people who just want to see some good solid action and good entertainment.

When i first saw the grade on IMDb i was a bit skeptical, but after seeing the movie i was quite satisfied with it.

Sure, it is quite predictable and the acting is not ground breaking. But the lasting action was quite entertaining for me.

The biggest flaw of this movie is probably the story line. Some parts of the story are rather rushed without telling background information. Sometimes the story feels a bit rushed with more focus on the action than the actual reason for an event to happen. Some parts of the movie feel a bit overdone and unnecessary making the main character look quite dumb...

I find this movie worth a 6,4 (i did not want to give it a 6 because i do find it deserves higher than a 6, this explains the 7 star rating)

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