Ong Bak details
|Starring:||Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Pumwaree Yodkamol|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, World Cinema|
|Original title||Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior|
|Run time:||1 hour 44 minutes|
|Rental release:||22 Aug 2005|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Tony Jaa is the new martial artist in town and he's the real deal in Ong-Bak.
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Tony Jaa is shaping up to take the martial art crownBy a customer from Westcliff , 19 May 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]Muay Thai - a particularly effective Thailand based martial art. This film has it and isn't afraid to use it.
The plot is fairly simple, but who wants complicated plots when the action is so smooth and in so much abundance.
A martial art film for martial art fans, lightly humoured and finally hitting our shores.
The film sometimes looks like a showcase for Tony Jaa, who, if the rumours are correct, could be the next Bruce Lee but definately the next Jackie Chan.
If you are growing tired of blue screen, unrealistic effects, too much wire work then this is the film for you. NO WIRES, NO STUNT DOUBLES and NO CGI!
Look to the east for more action films, Thailand should be sitting proudly next to Hong Kong. America beware - your Hollywood glory days are numbered.
(Who needs to be disappointed by Star Wars when quality viewing like this is available)
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Basic plot but fantastic action for fight fansBy a customer , 17 Feb 2013This is a must for any martial arts fan, the fight sequences a brutal yet elegant, the sheer speed of some of Jaa's moves is incredible, hence the multi angle replays during certain scenes. The plot is a fairly basic with very few twists and turns but genre fans don't tend to watch this kind of film for the plot alone. anyone who appreciates great martial arts/kung-fu really ought to see this film.
ong-bak can make it rain moneyBy BBush (16 reviews) , 19 Jan 2013Brilliant? top fight scenes 1. 33. o8,1. 32. 20,1. 33. 38 the 2 best are 1. 35. 04 and a must see 1. 35. 54 hes a x,alent fighter at the top withe u no the others
Good Thai boxing moves!By a customer , 15 Jan 2013loved this film very much, i love Thai boxing- lots of unseen moves!!. have not seen a film with Petchtia before . he is a very good actor. nice for a change from Jackie Chang and the rest.
love martial artsBy a customer , 14 Jan 2013forget story line , if you love martial arts flicks this ones for you.. No holds barred action . Fights are realistic and believable.
original `By a customer , 08 Jan 2013awsome nothing much else to say! Tony Jaa is the new martial artist in town and he's the real deal in Ong-Bak.