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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior

Rating:R (for sequences of strong violence, language, some drug use and sexuality)
Genre:Drama, Action/Adventure
Release Date:February 11, 2005
Running time:107 minutes
Cast:Tony Jaa, Petchthai Wongkamlao, Pumwaree Yodkamol, Rungrawee Borrijindakul, Chetwut Wacharakun
Director:Prachya Pinkaew
Producer:Prachya Pinkaew, Sukanya Vongsthapat
Writer:Suphachai Sithiamphiam
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

Web Site: http://www.ongbak-lefilm.com/

Description: When the head of Ong-Bak--the sacred Buddha of a poor village--is stolen, the population is plunged into misery. The Buddha was the focal point of an anniversary vigil believed to bring rain to the drought-stricken area. Young Ting is selected by the villagers to travel to Bangkok and rescue the relic in time for their ceremony. Ting has an affinity with the statue as he was left on the temple steps as a baby and raised by monks, who taught him muay thai, but forbade him to use it in combat. But now he is forced to delve into a seedy underworld and try to avoid temptation.

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