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Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go ... See full summary »

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Daniel Patrick O'Neill ...
Dan (as Daniel O'Neill)
Priya Suandokemai ...
Irene (as Praya Suandokmai)
Gwion Jacob Miles ...
Mike
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Conan
Raimund Huber ...
John
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Harris Dawson (as Liam Noel Harrison)
Dom Hetrakul ...
Lek
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Hans (as Lex de Groot)
Michael Ocholi ...
Jacque
Nicky Tamrong ...
Mafia
Somlek Sakdikul ...
Policeman 1 (as Somchai Sakdikul)
Prakasit Bowsuwan ...
Policeman 2 (as Pakasit Bosuwan)
Wannika Udomsinwatana ...
Irene - Kid
Apirak Boonmark ...
Chief Detective (as Gct. Apirak Boonmark)
Winai Thawattana ...
Chief Assist Detective 1 (as Col Winai Thewatana)
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Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go wrong when her 'father' doesn't play ball and prefers to use the kidnapping to further his own interests. Written by Conan Stevens

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Rated R for some violence and brief language | See all certifications »
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14 May 2009 (Thailand)  »

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Acção em Banguecoque  »

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THB 18,000,000 (estimated)
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Great effort..
27 March 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well, i'm impressed. This film and others like it give me hope that Thai/South east Asian movies are trying to recreate the magic of 80s Hong kong action flicks. Its a good attempt too. Lets get down to the nitty gritty though.

As you'd probably expect the story and the acting is laughable. Feels like an amateur college production, but who cares right? We're here for the action?..... wrong. There's a little too much of the bad acting and terrible comedy for my liking.

However when the action finally shows up every now and again, it's a pretty good effort. I'll stress that its not perfect in my opinion (having watched a lot of martial arts flicks). My biggest gripe is the directing. The camera work is shoddy on the most part, flicking between limbs and not showing many stunt falls in one take.

I'd definitely recommend this film after a night out. Grab a few beers and laugh. At least they're trying to make real action, something we don't see a lot of these day. A+ for effort!


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