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Muay Thai Giant (2008)

Somtum (original title)
An action movie about a 7-foot-tall docile man who learns Muy Thai and then uses his new skills to help solve a case of stolen diamonds.

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Credited cast:
Dan Chupong ...
Lieutenant Pong
Kessarin Ektawatkul ...
Papaya Vendor
Jason Fenton ...
Barney Emerald (voice)
Tom Howard
Sasisa Jindamanee ...
Ubon Jindamanee ...
Boxing Referee
Barney Emerald
Padondat Kamalasaikol ...
Temple Boy
Patipan Kamalasikol ...
Temple Boy
Nuttaka Kanrattarach ...
Bar Girl
Napassakorn Kettasangkha ...
Bar Girl
Suwat Klingkesorn ...
Sompong Kraitheerangkul ...
Venerable Mong
Private jet pilot
Tanachai Muanhong ...
Temple Boy


Gentle giant Barney Emerald is drugged and robbed while on holiday in Pattaya. He befriends two Thai sisters, one who can speak English, another who is a muay-thai kick-boxing champion, and stays with them until he can recover his passport. After eating some spicy "somtum" at their mother's restaurant, he accidentally demolishes the place. He vows to find a way to earn the money to rebuild the restaurant. Written by Niz

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Action | Comedy | Sport

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »





Release Date:

29 May 2008 (Thailand)  »

Also Known As:

Muay Thai Giant  »

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A fun family martial arts romp
17 October 2011 | by (New york) – See all my reviews

This movie really isn't a great movie in the sense of acting or directing. But it is a throw back to the genuine family fun movies of the 90's. It has action that is for the most part decent and characters who you really start to enjoy a few minutes into it all. It's not the best movie to sit back and appreciate as a milestone for cinema, but if you're having a bad day it will definitely cheer you up. Looking for the next movie to go into your top 5 favorite movies, look elsewhere. But for fun and silliness, Muay Thai Giant might be what you're looking for. I can tell though, this isn't Scorsese or Tarantino level cinema, just sit back with the kids or a few friends who don't mind feeling like they're a kid again and ENJOY

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