• Bangkok Dangerous (2008)

Bangkok Dangerous

Release Date: September 5th, 2008

DVD Release Date: January 6th, 2009

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Remorseless assassin Joe (Nicolas Cage) is in Thailand to complete a series of contract killings for a crime boss called Surat (Nirattisai Kaljaruek). He hires a street punk named Kong (Shahkrit Yamnarm) to run errands for him, all the while planning to kill the youth at the conclusion of his assignment. Instead, Joe becomes Kong's unlikely mentor,and begins a tentative romance with a local shop girl. But as Joe begins to let his guard down, Surat decides it is time to clean house.

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Shahkrit Yamnarm, Charlie Young, Panward Hemmanee, Nirattisai Kaljaruek, Dom Hetrakul, Tuck Napaskorn, Steve Baldocchi

Director: Oxide Chun Pang , Danny Pang

Genres: Action , Thriller

Production Co: Saturn Films, Blue Star Pictures

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Rivalry, Transformation, Love interest, Friendship, 2000s, Tense, Forbidden love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Bangkok won't be making any appearances at the Oscars, but it is executed with skill and -- a severed limb or two notwithstanding -- without too much bloody excess. show more

  • 50
    Stephen ColeThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Doesn't work because it isn't much of a ride. The action scenes are strictly by rote. The incidental characters are all incidental. show more

  • 25
    David HiltbrandPhiladelphia Inquirer

    As a cinematic experience, it's like being locked in a coffin for an hour and a half. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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