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Lost in Thailand (2012)

Ren zai jiong tu: Tai jiong (original title)
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On a wild road trip, three men find inner peace in the city that never sleeps.

Director:

Zheng Xu

Writers:

Ding Ding, Huan Shu | 1 more credit »
16 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Zheng Xu ... Xu Lang
Baoqiang Wang ... Wang Bao
Bo Huang ... Gao Bo
Hong Tao ... Xu Lang's Wife
Bingbing Fan ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yedda Zhixi Chen ... Air Stewardess
Ron Smoorenburg ... The Russian
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Storyline

Lost in Thailand is the story of two rival business managers, Xu (Xu Zheng) and Bo (Huang Bo), who are fighting over a revolutionary new in-house technology for control of their company. If Xu wins, his future will be secured. The critical task is to secure control over the shares of the chairman, who is at a retreat in Thailand. Xu catches the first plane to Bangkok, where he meets the happy-go-lucky Wang (Wang Baoqiang), an unexpected travel companion who will open his eyes to life's true priorities. Written by Anonymous

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Referenced in Running Man: Ren Zai Jiong Tu Zhi Han Jiong Pt.3 (2014) See more »

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One of the Better Chinese Comedies You'll See
30 August 2014 | by edweboSee all my reviews

I saw another review complaining about Chinese people in Thailand and it annoyed me enough that I felt like I should write a review that actually comments on the movie itself. So here goes:

I very much enjoyed this film! And although it's not going to win an Oscar, I can see why it was so big upon release. Also, it's about time China made something in response to all the Hollywood equivalents out there.

A rather predictable storyline, but the script and the acting will keep you entertained from the get-go. Even though the stories are not exactly similar, the feeling I get from this film is akin to that of "The Hangover" - absurd situations, disaster-moviesque and vivid cinematography.

The differences between "Lost in Thailand" and "The Hangover", is that LiT is far more family friendly, and far more emotionally involved. I do feel however, that many non-Chinese, especially Westerners, understandably enough, will not appreciate some of the more China- specific humour. Fortunately though this isn't enough of a factor to stop anyone enjoying it. In fact, if you're willing you might learn something new.

Sure, the script and the acting on more than one occasion could be more subtle and artistic, but that's not what this movie is about. It's pure entertainment and if you go into it with your brain switched off and your heart switched on, you won't be disappointed :D


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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | English | Thai

Release Date:

31 January 2013 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Lost in Thailand See more »

Filming Locations:

Chiang Mai, Thailand See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,206, 10 February 2013

Gross USA:

$57,387

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$197,757,387
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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