6.9/10
10,120
73 user 79 critic

A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)

Trailer
2:26 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

ALL
The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.

Writers:

Jonathan Hirschbein (screenplay), Nick Saltrese (screenwriter)
Reviews
Popularity
574 ( 144)
7 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

Director: Debra Granik
Stars: Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.

Director: Bart Layton
Stars: Spencer Reinhard, Warren Lipka, Eric Borsuk
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The drug war on the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver re-teams with the mercurial Alejandro.

Director: Stefano Sollima
Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner
Den 12. mann (2017)
Drama | History | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

They were 12 saboteurs. The Nazis killed 11 of them. This is the true story of the one who got away...

Director: Harald Zwart
Stars: Thomas Gullestad, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Marie Blokhus
Black '47 (2018)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family. Despite ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Daly
Stars: Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea
Upgrade (2018)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem.

Director: Leigh Whannell
Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Melanie Vallejo, Steve Danielsen
Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.

Director: Boots Riley
Stars: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler
Biography | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events.

Director: Spike Lee
Stars: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier
Eighth Grade (2018)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth grade year before leaving to start high school.

Director: Bo Burnham
Stars: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson
Beast III (2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders.

Director: Michael Pearce
Stars: Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James
Papillon I (2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.

Director: Michael Noer
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Damijan Oklopdzic, Christopher Fairbank
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Joe Cole ... Billy Moore
Pornchanok Mabklang Pornchanok Mabklang ... Fame
Vithaya Pansringarm ... Officer Preecha
Panya Yimmumphai ... Keng
Billy Moore Billy Moore
Nicolas Shake ... Doctor
Sura Sirmalai Sura Sirmalai ... Chanachol
Somlock Kamsing Somlock Kamsing ... Suthin
Komsan Polsan Komsan Polsan ... Patumsuk
Chaloemporn Sawatsuk Chaloemporn Sawatsuk ... M
Sakda Niamhom Sakda Niamhom ... Saiyok
Edit

Storyline

Billy Moore, an English boxer, down on his luck, addicted to Ya Ba, and stuck in Thailand, ends up getting arrested and sent to Chiang Mai Prison, where he struggles to survive and eventually ends up fighting in Muay Tai boxing tournaments. Written by Gabe Hernandez

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The fight starts from inside See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence including a brutal rape sequence, drug use and language throughout, some sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

UK | France | China | Cambodia | USA

Language:

English | Thai

Release Date:

10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prece ao Nascer do Dia See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2017. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brutal is the word, But a excellent film
20 July 2018 | by jaymeejay-69092See all my reviews

Been waiting for this for ages, didn't disappoint, savage film some disturbing bits, i've lived in Thailand so know Thai prisons are harsh especial if you have no money like Billy, would say it's a little bit slow, but still one wicked prison film, Joe Cole was defo the man for the part, quite a lot of Thai spoken, luckily i understand some of it, but if you you like prison films this is a must, it is up there,


30 of 56 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 73 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed