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BKO: Bangkok Knockout (2010)

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A group of "fight club" friends, whose styles vary from Muay Thai, Capoeira to Kung Fu and Tai Chi, must join forces and fight for their lives in a daring rescue of a kidnapped friend.

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Sorapong Chatree ...
Jaram
Kerttisak Udomnak ...
Wanchai
Krittiya Lardphanna ...
Kuk Yai (as Krittiya Ladpanna)
Supakson Chaimongkol ...
Joy
Pimchanok Leuwisetpaiboon ...
Bai-Fern
Chatchapol Kulsiriwuthichai ...
Pod (as Chatchapol Kulsiriwoottichai)
Sarawoot Kumsorn ...
U-Go
Sumret Muengput ...
Ao (as Sumret Muangput)
Puchong Sartnok ...
Eddo (as Puchong Sartnork)
Poonyapat Soonkunchanon ...
Lerm (as Poonyapat Boonkunchanok)
Gitabak Agohjit ...
Git
Tanavit Wongsuwan ...
Pom
Wirat Kemkrad ...
Jao (as Virat Kemgrad)
Winai Wiangyangkung ...
Nat (as Vinai Weangyanggoong)
Deka Partum ...
Jame
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A group of "fight club" friends, whose styles vary from Muay Thai, Capoeira to Kung Fu and Tai Chi, must join forces and fight for their lives in a daring rescue of a kidnapped friend.

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BKO: Bezkonkurencyjny Bangkok  »

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Cool Fighting . . . The other thing are not so promising
4 July 2011 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Before, i rarely watch Thai Movies, but since Ong Bak and Tom Yum Goong, i became interested in some. Tony Jaa is a man of a new way of martial art in movies for me. Different than American typical fighting movies, or even Asian Kung Fu Movies, the Thai 'modern' martial art movies are fresher on the eyes.

Bangkok Knockout is surely a promising martial art movie if you watched the trailer. The moves and the arts are amazing for me. But...after I watch the whole movie (no skipping or fast-forwarding) I was kinda disappointed. The idea of the story is not so bad, but it's brought kinda poorly. Well, maybe it's intended just for domestic (not international), so there might only be limited budget on it.

The actors, i think, are some martial artists, with little to no acting experience, since it's not an easy task to find people which experts on both. Even the main star is not good at acting, and also not so good looking (sometimes I think the main star doesn't have to be handsome, but has to bee good looking, at least for the good-view for the audience). Luckily, there are two cute and pretty awesome girls. They are good-looking and can do some moves.

Okay, at first, the flow of the movie is kinda slow n little bit boring, there're almost no fighting or action scene, just some drama. But after, maybe about thirty minutes, the fighting begins. Since then, the fighting almost never stop till the end. And those fighting scenes are GREAT because of the choreography and also the skill of the actors performing jumping, kicking, punching, somersaulting, acrobats stunts and moves, and also in a matrix-bullet time-style. Sometimes, after one or two rounds of fighting, there's some stories we need to know about the background of some event etc, kinda lame for me because the foreign actors are also not good at acting, and even bad at speaking English. Btw, some scenes sometimes don't make sense, just enjoy it.

So, if you want to watch fighting a lot, with some new styles and moves and also in slow-mo, this is the right movie. But don't (ever) expect a good story and good acting.

Just my stupid review.... ^^


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