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Release Date:
2 April 2013 (USA) See more »
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Martial Arts Action As Never Seen Before!
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After the son foils an attempt to steal a priceless Thai artifact, the family becomes national heroes and the target of revenge by the criminal gang whose robbery they stopped. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Jae-hyeon Jo ... Moon (as Cho Jae Hyun)
Ji-won Ye ... Yoon

Petchtai Wongkamlao ... Mum (as Phetthai Vongkumlao)
JeeJa Yanin ... Wawa (as Jija Yanin Mitananda)

Tae-joo Na ... Tae Yang (as Taejoo)

Tae-mi ... Tae Mi (as K Kim)
Kwan-hun Lee ... Suck Doo
Yi-roo Kim ... Suck Doo's Female Guard
Thanathep Sucharitchan ... Typhoon
Jamruen Somboon ... Jack
Sumret Muengput ... X (as Sumret Muangput)
Sarawoot Kumsorn ... Tai
Sintushet Babphasuay ... Suk Doo's Guard #1
Nipon Jitkert ... Suck Doo's Guard #2
Narongrit Pomphu ... Suck Doo's Guard #3
Brahim Achabbakhe ... French Taekwondo Champion
Olivia Jackson ... USA Taekwondo Champion
Thana Srisuke ... Security Guard (as Thana Srisuk)
Puanda Vosbein ... Typhoon's Girlfriend
Thitimon Mongkolsawat ... Audition Jury #3
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bawriboon Chanreuang ... Frank (as Boriboon Chanruang)
Taweewat Wantha ... Police

Directed by
Prachya Pinkaew 
 
Writing credits
Jong-suk Lee (screenplay)

Prachya Pinkaew (story) &
Jong-suk Lee (story) &
Kiat Sansanandana (story) &
Thanakorn Pongsuwan (story)

Produced by
Nutsha Bootsri .... assistant producer
Sangar Chatchairungruang .... executive producer
Sangar Chatchairungruang .... producer
S.K. Kang .... producer
Won-sook Kang .... co-executive producer
Jung-suk Lee .... co-executive producer
Kang-yeong Shin .... executive producer
Vara Vilaivan .... assistant producer
Sukanya Vongsthapat .... producer
Sita Vosbein .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Terdsak Janpan 
Hee-jong Kim 
Hee-sung Yoon 
 
Cinematography by
Teerawat Rujintham (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Saknakorn Neteharn  (as Saknakorn Nethan)
Min-kyung Shin 
Aekasit Sompech 
 
Casting by
Jirati Chaiyasang 
 
Production Design by
Sutham Viravandej 
 
Art Direction by
Manoch Thongsuk 
 
Costume Design by
Ekasith Meeprasertsakul  (as Ekasit Meepraseartsagool)
 
Makeup Department
Cherdsak Chomngam .... hair stylist
Parinya Pantan .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Pipob Suetongam .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adrian Bowden .... third assistant director (as Adrian Robert Bowden)
Jong-suk Lee .... associate director
Thammarat Piyarom .... first assistant director
Chai Topiyabut .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Peamsak Asvinikul .... foley artist
Somchai Chansook .... adr recordist
Nakorn Kositpaisain .... sound designer (as Nakorn Kositpaisal)
Thornthum Phlongphlab .... sound recordist
Vanilla Sky .... sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
Pichit Chantraprapawat .... computer graphics supervisor
Saratoon Keawsomsri .... animator
Supaporn Pangsang .... visual effects producer
Nakornchai Panthapoj .... lead compositor
Thossaporn Poonnart .... visual effects supervisor
Somsak Raksasuwan .... animator
Yuttana Suntivong .... on-set supervisor
Eakchai Therdteppitak .... animation supervisor
Sarrath Virasakdi .... visual effects line producer
 
Stunts
Chang-bum An .... action choreographer: taekwondo
Sintushet Babphasuay .... safety coordinator (as Sintuched Bubpasuay)
Taweesak Bausihai .... stunts
Punyapat Boonkunchanok .... stunts
Dumrong Boonla .... stunts
Somsong Boonlert .... wire stunts (as Somsong Boonleerd)
Piyawat Chaiyabandit .... stunts (as Piyawat Chaibundid)
Phaisarn Choorat .... stunts (as Paisan Choorat)
Nikorn Chorpsuk .... stunts (as Nikorn Chobsuk)
Anisornpisanuk Chotiya .... wire stunts
Pichaiyuth Jaengjai .... stunts (as Pichaiyut Jangjai)
Warawut Kangun .... stunts (as Warawut Kankun)
Wirat Kemkrad .... stunts
Wirat Khamgat .... stunts
Chaiyong Khomtong .... stunts
Theerada Kittisiriprasert .... stunts
Patiwat Klangsene .... wire stunts (as Patiwat Klangsana)
Watin Komwised .... stunts
Boonma Lamphol .... wire stunts (as Boonma Lumphon)
Somchai Moonma .... wire stunts (as Somchai Munma)
Sumret Muengput .... action choreographer (as Sumret Muangput)
Sumret Muengput .... assistant action director (as Sumret Muangput)
Atipdee Munma .... stunts
Narat Nakthong .... wire stunts (as Narat Naktong)
Manoon Noimanee .... stunts (as Manoon Noymanee)
Ratchaak Payaksa .... wire stunts (as Ratchasak Payaksa)
Somchai Phosawanrat .... wire stunts
Panya Phrueksa .... wire stunts (as Phanya Preuksa)
Yupin Phumatfon .... stunts
Weerapon Poomatfon .... action choreographer (as Weerapon Phumatfon)
Weerapon Poomatfon .... action director (as Weerapon Phumatfon)
Wanchai Puangjumpa .... stunts
Panna Rittikrai .... action supervisor
Pratya Saepaisan .... stunts
Thaweesak Samruai .... stunts (as Taweesak Somroy)
Puchong Sartnok .... stunts
Suwan Satchugorn .... stunts
Alongkorn Seeleab .... stunts
Alongkorn Seeliem .... stunts
Poonyapat Soonkunchanon .... stunts
Khaingkai Srisen .... safety coordinator
Thana Srisuke .... stunts (as Thana Srisuk)
Prasit Suanpaka .... stunts
Bannasorn Suto .... wire stunts (as Bunnasorn Suto)
Tippichai Takkino .... stunts (as Tippichai Tukkhino)
Kittichai Tangam .... wire stunts (as Kitichai Tangam)
Narongsak Thongmee .... wire stunts (as Narongsak Tongmee)
Kitisak Unchit .... stunts (as Kitisak Aunjit)
Winai Wiangyangkung .... stunts
Tanavit Wongsuwan .... stunts (as Thanawit Wongsuwan)
Komkrit WongWiroi .... stunts (as Khomgrip Wongwirot)
Thanadon Yatun .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rungrat Seenamngeun .... focus puller
 
Editorial Department
Jung-hwan Lee .... assistant editor
Ritchira Panomrat .... on-set editor
Thida Vongsarote .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Putthipat Sangwanphet .... music score producer
 
Other crew
Warinya Ratipakorn .... production coordinator
Jirawat Santaratchai .... location manager
Kanokwan Soungthum .... production accountant
 

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Additional Details

MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence throughout
Runtime:
94 min
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Certification:
Canada:G (Quebec) | Denmark:11 | Hong Kong:IIB | Singapore:PG13 | South Korea:12 | UK:12 (original rating) | UK:15 (re-rating) | USA:PG-13

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
The Kick - A treat To Martial Art Lovers from Prachya Pinkaew, 22 October 2012
Author: Ajit Tiwari from India

Moon is a Taekwondo master migrates from South Korea to Thailand with his five family members.

One day, Moon's family encounters a group of treasure thieves on the street, and are soon involved in a fight with them. With their impressive martial art skills, Moon's family is able to defeat the thieves and take back the stolen treasure. Pom, the leader of the gang, is the only one to escape and threatens revenge.

Moon's family becomes more popular in the public eye, not knowing when or where Pom will get his revenge.

The actions scenes are top-notch as always you see in any Prachya Pinkaew film. However, this lacks in the story and screenplay part. The comic relief is an advantage amongst the fast paced punches and kicks. Special mention to Tae-joo Na (Tae Yang), Kyung-suk Kim (Tae Mi ) and Jeeja Yamin (Wawa from Chocolate -2008, she has already impressed with her martial arts skills).

It really creates havoc when comes to fights and will keep up you engaged if you really love these kinds of films.

You need to watch it to the credits and you will know the real hard work of these actors.

Recommended for all action lovers. My Vote 6/10

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