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R| 1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
A young fighter (Tony Jaa) travels to Australia to retrieve stolen elephants that were promised originally to the king of Thailand. Once there, he enlists the aid of a Thai-born Aussie detective to help him achieve his goal, and he uses his fierce Muay Thai moves to battle an evil woman's gang of deadly bodyguards.

Cast: Tony Jaa , Johnny Nguyen , Nathan Jones , Petchtai Wongkamlao , Xing Jing , Bongkoj Khongmalai , Damian De Montemas , David Asavanond

Director: Prachya Pinkaew

Genres: Martial arts, Action

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

The Protector (2005)

Release Date: September 8th, 2006|1 hr. 24 min.

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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A bad film with a great star and some truly amazing action sequences. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    While the story's silly, the stunts, choreographed by Jaa and popular Thai filmmaker Panna Rittikrai, are spectacular. show more

  • 50
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A relentless focus on action over character and story will leave more mainstream viewers cold. show more

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