Power Kids (Thai) 2009


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aka: 5 huajai hero
Year: 2009
Directed: Hao Ning
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Subtitles: English hardsubbed
Cast: Nantawooti Boonrapsap, Sasisa Jindamanee, Johnny Nguyen, Nawarat Techarathanaprasert, Arunya Pawilai

Synopsis / Plot

Four Children are forced to forget their differences and band together in this action packed drama. Wut, Pong and Kat are a group of very close friends who enjoy nothing more than practicing the latest traditional Thai boxing moves. They make it their mission to help Wut’s younger brother Wun, after learning that he suffers from a debilitating form of heart disease. They are joined by an unlikely aide Jib, a girl from a totally different social background from Wut. It looks like everything is going to work out but then something unexpected and terrifying transpires. A group of terrorists belonging to led by the notoriously viscous Paeda has taken control of the hospital. The four children, realizing that Wun’s new heart is now in jeopardy, decide to embark on a daring raid to save their friend’s heart and possibly the whole hospital. Unfortunately the children are not as prepared as they would have wished. They are captured along with a UN ambassador, doctors, nurses and patients and are used as ransom in an effort to show Paeda’s determination and capability to the world.

Will the children be able to escape, secure the heart for their Wun and stop the unnecessary slaying of many innocent lives?

Fireball (Thai) 2009

Aka: Torchon | Muay Thai Dunk
Year: 2009
Directed: Thanakorn Pongsuwan
Genre: Action, Sports, Martial Arts
Runtime: 01:33:15
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Subtitles: English in seperate torrent
Cast: Preeti Barameeanat, Khanutra Chuchuaysuwan, Kumpanat Oungsoongnern, Phutharit Prombandal
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1420771/

Synopsis / Plot

Tai gets out of jail and discovers that his twin brother Tan has been in coma for the past year. Tan had entered the world of Fireball, a violent game based on basketball hosted by underground criminal gangs, so as to raise the money for Tai’s early release. However, he was brutally beaten by another player, Tun. Tai agrees to join Dens team so that he can track down the man who hospitalized his brother.

Tai is befriended by his teammates: Singh, a Thai boxing champion who wants to prove that he is the best Muk, a Thai-African guy who needs money to support his family IQ, a cheerful character who only wants to help his mother and K, an old friend of Tan who has a mysterious past. He and his teammates must risk their lives and fight their way to the final round of the deadly Fireball championships so that Tai can avenge his brother on the court.

The Magnificent Five (Thai) 2006

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aka:  Phra-dek-seua-kai-wawk
Year: 2006
Directed: Bhandit Rittakol
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Runtime: 01:28:14
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Subtitles: English
Cast: Jesdaporn Pholdee, Paula Taylor, Note Chern-Yim, Koti Arambawy, Sarawut Mardthong
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0808418/

Synopsis / Plot

Threatened by a cruel merchant, eight kids in Chai Dong village are traded into slavery. Desperate, the impoverished rural families of the children gather what little money and treasure they possess to hire five unusual heroes to track down their kids and bring them back to their village. The “Magnificent Five” heroes must sort our their own differences while risking through own lives in a wild land in order to help free the children from slavery.

Phra-dek-seua-kai-wawk

Demon Warriors (Thai) 2007

aka:  Opapatika
Year: 2007
Directed: Thanakorn Pongsuwan
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Runtime: 01:46:00
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Subtitles: English/Spanish
Cast: Somchai Kemglad, Shahkrit Yamnarm, Leo Putt, Athip Nana, Ray MacDonald, Kemapsorn Sirisukha
IMDb: Opapatika

Synopsis / Plot

Opapatika is a form of living that is obtained a kind of special power to make one becomes invincible. The power remains as long as that person is still alive. The film aims to 5 Opapatikas who have their own unique power to summon. They live in contrast and meet in the middle of a great assassination that finally brings them loss, but a new start of their lives.

Bangkok Hell (Thai) 2002

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aka:  Nor Chor | The Prisoners
Year: 2002
Directed: Manop Janjarasskul
Genre: Action, Drama
Runtime: 01:45
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Subtitles: English
Cast: Chalad Na Songkhla, Sahatchai ‘Stop’ Chumrum, Pornchai Hongrattanaporn, Kongsak Kaenmeepol, Samart Saengsa-ngiam, Suthpong Kanithanon
IMDb: Nor Chor

Synopsis / Plot

A gritty but brutal drama set in the unpredictable world of prisons. Once locked in there, it’s anyone’s guess how the inmates will react to each other, the wardens, and the situations in which they have found themselves. Nor Chor carries on where “Bangkok Hilton” left off. A man is jailed in Bangkok for killing a pedestrian. Inside the jail he is asked to spy on fellow inmates. What he later learns is that many of his fellow prisoners are innocent.

Ghost Mother (Thai) 2007

aka:  Pee Lieng Luk Kon
Year: 2007
Directed: Tharathorn Siripanwaraporn
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Runtime: 01:24:04
Country: Thailand
Language: Thai
Subtitles: English/Chinese
Cast: Patcharapa Chaichua, Thana Suttikamon, Focus Jeerakul, Natnischa Cerdchoobuphakaree
IMDb: None

Synopsis / Plot

Mother had left her 3 children, their father, remarried and went to live abroad. When the father suddenly dies of unknown cause, Nuntha had to care for her 3 niece and nephews that her brother had left behind. To earn money to support the children Nuntha sells soya milk and fried doughnuts in the morning. It is an old family recipe handed down to her from her mother. She works hard and with love for her nieces and nephews. When Nuntha finds out that Chai, her dead brother had worked as undercover agent to gather evidence on powerful criminals due to an unfortunate misunderstanding she was murdered as well. Nuntha (Patcharapa Chaichua), even in her death still worries about her 3 nieces and nephews and how will they survive on their own so she continues to care for them as a ghost. When Police Colonel Sumet (Thana Suttikamon), Chai’s superior officer finds out that one of his agents had peculiarly died, he started the investigation. He was astonished to find out that the one raising these children is actually a ghost of their aunt Nuntha.