Muay Thai Giant [Blu-ray]
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MUAY THAI GIANT is one of the combinations of martial arts flick, comedy and crime story that come out of the oriental film market. Touted as being made by the producers behind THE PROTECTOR, the movie stars muscleman Nathan Jones as a down on his luck tourist in Thailand. Drugged and robbed of his money and passport, he befriends a young girl (a small time thief) when she is set upon by thugs. One would think he would come to her rescue but she's actually saved by her butt kicking sister, a muay thai fighter. Feeling for Jones they take him home.
The big lug does his best to help around the house. He's tall and strong so he can do a few things. Their mother wants her daughter not to fight so she's doing her best to support the family with a beachside food shack. When Jones has a bite of her somtom (an incredibly spicy concoction) he turns a bright shade of red and goes berserk destroying the shack she sells from. Now they need to find a way to make money fast and the only way they can do so is if his new friend fights.
Here again you would think this would lead to Jones being a big fighter but that never ends up being the case. Instead the girl is set up by the promoter and short changed when it comes time to pay up. But her sister has nabbed a special key being used by drug smugglers to open a laser encrypted lock.Read more ›
The story: possessing "the body of a giant but the heart of an ant," Barney Emerald (Jones) is robbed of his passport while visiting Thailand and subsequently finds himself caught up in both the lives of a fatherless family and the dealings of an underworld circle looking to sell a piece of criminal technology. Only when he realizes and masters the raging power he wields upon eating a spicy somtum dish will he be able to help the former and take on the latter.
While anybody can imagine Jones playing the part of a raging red hulk (he literally changes color upon eating that papaya salad), it's more difficult to imagine him playing a meek character prior to that who doesn't know how to fight.Read more ›
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I love this movie so does my daughter. I love the fight scenes and the young girl is awesome in the fight scenes. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Rudy Martinez
This is the most charming movie I know! Lots of action yet a good family film for older children (even though inexplicably rated R)Published 20 months ago by Lawrence Minion
I couldn't wait until it arrived at my door steps. Has three of the best fighting scenes I ever saw(my opinion).
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Loved it. From start to finish. My new favorite movie. Cute characters, nice story line and made me laugh. Loved it.Published 23 months ago by Davlyn P Gamarra
A very funny light romp, with enough twists to keep interest going. Worthy of a sequel. pleasantly surprised by thisPublished on July 9, 2013 by Nanooke
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