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The Protector (2005) Poster

(2005)

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Followed by 

Spin-off 

Tom yum goong: The game (2005) (Video Game)
8 Limbs (2007) (Video)
This piece was made to tie into the US version of The Protector (Tom Yum Goong).

References 

Jaws (1975)
boxes labeled "Jaws" have picture of shark on them
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
in the flooded temple Kham hides behind a large rolling temple gong and reimurges at the other end of the room just like Indy did in Temple of Doom
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
A major fight scene shows Kham battling a extremely large number of gangsters around a multi-tiered staircase in Madame Rose's restaurant, referencing the 'House of Blue Leaves' fight in Kill Bill 1, which also featured stairway and tier fight choreography in a restaurant/bar owned by a female crime lord.

Referenced in 

Pineapple Express (2008)
During the fight between Ted Jones and Dale Denton, the two attack each other with fluorescent lights and Denton attempts to swing around a horizontal bar and also land with his legs around Ted Jones's head, referencing a warehouse fight and the cilmactic fight from this Tony Jaa film, down to the camera angles.
Robot Chicken: Fight Club Paradise (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Brows Held High: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2012) (TV Episode)
Rap Critic mentions other films scored by RZA
Movie Friends - Eine Videothek stellt sich vor (2013) (Video)
Cover was shown.

Featured in 

Chocolate (2008)
A Sen watches this movie
Conan: The Formerly Lesbian Mad Scientist Who Really, Really Experimented in College (2012) (TV Episode)
Conan's "cheap tv show" features shots from the scene where Tony Jaa jumps at the woman hanging from the helicopter.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Continuous Uninterrupted Shots in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Staircase Fight is #7.

Spoofed in 

Pineapple Express (2008)
During the fight between Ted Jones and Dale Denton, the two attack each other with fluorescent lights and Denton attempts to swing around a horizontal bar and also land with his legs around Ted Jones's head, referencing a warehouse fight and the cilmactic fight from this film, down to the camera angles.
Robot Chicken: Fight Club Paradise (2012) (TV Episode)
The extended fight scene shot through the castle is just like the long one-take fight scene from this movie.

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