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Ong-Bak: Collector's Edition (2 Discs) (5.1/DTS)

Featuring: Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao & Suchao Pongwilai

Format: DVD | Rating: 18 years & over

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| | See all sdx800's reviews (1814)

This was a serious game changer in martial arts movies when it was released, nothing had been around like this, Tony Jaa really stepped up the game by giving us 100% genuine fighting and amazing martial art skills unseen before all with no help of wires or effects, Ong Bak is bone crunching awesome, full of amazing stunts and fight scenes that are breathtaking and very cool, this is a cult classic martial arts movie now and spawned so many movies taking on this style. A must for any fan. Jaa is a class act, dont forget to check out the awesome Warrior King.

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  On my top 3 list of martial art films

| | See all Garmag's reviews (3)

This film is top of the notch in every way. The director has done a superb job with settings and camera angles. Visual effects in this film shames the boxoffice hits in Holywood.
As this is a martial art film there isn't much deepth in the dialogs, but there really is no need. You get sucked in with the story and the fight scenes are stunning. This is not the normal chineese matial art with exagerated grace. This is raw and hard hitting. It looks breathtakingly real.


| | See all Nate44CB's reviews (1)

This is one of my favourite martial arts flicks of all time, Tony Jaa should go on to become a household name like Bruce Lee and Jet Li. Not far into the film you will be greeted with an adrenaline rush that doesn't dissappear 'til the finish, Tony Jaa does all his own stunts and no wires are used for these, the chase scene is just phenomenal, and the bar fighting part is immense!!

There is one thing that I found quirky with this film, and that is the dubbing, but that only takes about 5 minutes to get used to. And without them speaking their natural language, the film would lose it's authenticity.

A must see for anyone who even slightly likes martial arts or action movies!!

  Introducing a new martial arts icon

| | See all BikerScout's reviews (89)

In a time of CGI and wire-fu, it's refreshing to see this Thai film starring the 'new Bruce Lee' Tony Jaa in awesome form. Jaa plays Ting, a village boy, highly skilled in the martial art of Muay Thai. The Buddha statue in his village is decapitated and the head stolen. Ting vows to venture into the heart of Bangkok city to return the beloved head before the village is brought to its knees by drought and famine. Of course, he puts his skills to the test against a variety of foes. So far, so average.

It's the sight of Jaa performing all manner of incredible stunt work unaided by wires and CG that really elevates this movie above standard martial arts fare - leaping over cars, up walls, through coils of barbed wire and between sheets of glass. And if you blinked and missed it, director Pracha Pinkaew delivers an instant replay in slow-motion after every stunt. This may sound tacky but it's a great addition, and doesn't spoil the flow of the scene.

The acting isn't all that great, with a lot of standard henchmen doing nothing much other than scowl at camera, but the stunt team do a fantastic job. The tuk-tuk chase is a particular highpoint.

I wouldn't call myself a huge fan of the genre but this film is a definite recommendation although it is very violent with a lot of body contact - mainly knees and elbows connecting, as is the Muay Thai style.

See this for the astounding skills of up and coming star Jaa, if for nothing else.

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  Tony jaa the new bruce lee

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One of the best martial arts film since the game of death, can't wait for ong bak 2

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  1 Word Amazing

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U can sum this film up with one word AMAZING. Theres action from start to end with this classic film with all the stunts performed by Tony jaa with no camera work or stunt men this is a film not to miss. U would be mental to miss this film so go on and buy it or rent it will be worth it.

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| | See all GeordieJ's reviews (19)

what more can i say; from the first scene to the last this film bristles with the amazing stunts and fantastic martial arts. fair enough, the plot leaves a little to be desired but who cares when tony jaa is doing what he does, the man is unbelievable!!!!!
an absolute must for any martial arts fan.

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  Brilliant Lads night in flick.

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Ong Bak doesnt really have a plot. What happens has no real meaning, and yet, its one of the best bloody action kung fu films to reach our shores. By the end of the film, you will simply want to re watch the film to see what you missed. Great, absolutely a classic watch.

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  Tony Jaa legend...

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This film is brilliant it has no real plot but the fight seens are the main point anyway and there is not a bad one excusing the acting of one awful english guy trying to act like hes solid before Tony Jaa wipes the floor with him.
the chase seen is also a highlight showing off Tonys amazing agilityand lighting quick speed

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