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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (21-Jan-2003)

Director: Prachya Pinkaew

Writers: Prachya Pinkaew; Panna Rittikrai; Suphachai Sittiaumponpan

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Martial Arts

A young fighter's mission to retrieve the head of a sacred statue sees him facing off against some of Thailand's worst organized criminals.

Ting, a young Thai man raised by Buddhist monks in a rural village and schooled in the art of Muay Thai combat, heads to Bangkok on a rescue mission when the head of his town's sacred Buddha statue is stolen. Bad guys of all stripes from Thailand's criminal underworld await Ting as he strives to retrieve the coveted head, working to the best of his fighting abilities to recover it before drought and starvation engulf his village in its absence.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tony Jaa
5-Feb-1976   Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior


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