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Muay Thai Fighter -- Lifelong friends learn the traditional techniques of Muay Thai Fighting. The fighting in the ring reflects the fight for their life, when the highly anticipated fight demonstrates to be their biggest challenge they're prepared to die for one another.
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30 August 2007 (Thailand) See more »
When the body is the ultimate weapon
Lifelong friends learn the traditional techniques and skills of Muay Thai Fighting that has been past down from generations... See more » | Add synopsis »
5 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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Akara Amarttayakul ... Piak

Danny Arroyo ... Piak (voice: English version)
Sonthaya Chitmanee ... Sa-maw

Don Ferguson ... Diamond Sullivan
Saengthong Gate-Uthong ... Whan
Prawit Kittichantheera ... Kraengseuk
Phreeta Kongpetch ... Sriprai

David La Haye ... Carlos
Samart Payakarun ... Thiew Chaiya
Thawatchai Phanpakdee ... Phao

Gigi Velicitat ... Jack

Wendy Alane Wright ... Singer

Directed by
Kongkiat Khomsiri 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kongkiat Khomsiri 

Casting by
Phasiri Panya 
Costume Design by
Chatchai Chaiyon 
Music Department
Wendy Alane Wright .... playback singer

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Also Known As:
"Chaiya" - Thailand (original title)
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Rated R for brutal bloody violence and brief sexuality
USA:116 min
Germany:18 (cut) | New Zealand:R18 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | USA:R (certificate #45639)


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One of the few Thai good movies, 9 March 2012
Author: Destroyer Wod from Quebec

When you look at Thai Martial Arts movies, you know what to expect in almost every films... Excellent brutal fight scenes, extremely Craptastic unoriginal storyline. I have watch almost everything when it comes to the 90s American martial arts industry, so i had to look elsewhere for entertaining. I must say American flicks are not very original either, but i love the classic formula of "get beaten down by the bad guy, train, come back" or the other famous formula of "get revenge for your brother/friend's murder" But when it comes to Thai movies, its almost always about some artifact of a small village that got stolen and our hero has to go after it. Or sometimes its even worse... It started with Tony Jaa, and i did love Ong Bak and The protector for there awesome fights, but after that i saw many movies with the same formula and lesser fight scenes.

But with Cheiya, this is not the case at all. For once i saw a Thai movie that made me felt something, like those Korean or Japanese movies, in the vain of Fighter in the Wind.

This movie tells the story of 3 boys went to the same place by extremely different roads. I got to admit some parts seem a bit exaggerated and this movie is not perfect, but its extremely interesting, i loved following the story, i loved the characters, and i hope future Thai movies will be in that style. The whole "artifact stolen" has got very old...

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