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Lak Apichat

Lak Apichat (1955-2004) - ลักษณ์ อภิชาติ

Lak Apichat - ลักษณ์ อภิชาติ
Lak Apichat
Lak Apichat played in more than 100 movies from 1971 to 1990. He mainly played in action movies. His first movie was "สื่อกามเทพ" in year 1971. He stopped playing as his body was too much injured. Lak always played wholly action scenes

This Lak Apichat movie page contains 70 records.


ท้าลุย
ท้าลุย

Year: 1991

Thai title: ท้าลุย
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Bin Banleurit,Panna Rittikrai,Lak Apichat
Main actress:

Two ruffians leaders, Seua and Kachon, meet. A competition between the two mafia leaders is organized by recruiting expert hitmen (มือปืน). Various hitmen characters are depicted. An expert likes to use female make up before killing. Another expert needs to be drunk (ขี้เมา) before shooting accurately. Another one is selling sweets with his son. Another one is Han having great guns. Who will win (ใครเป็นหนึ่งคนเดียว)? Thanong (Bin Banleurit) is a former policeman who quit following a wrong shooting (เลิกวงการ). There is 10M baht for the winner. Seua wants to force Thanong to participate. The vendor finally meets the drunkard as his son is sick. He helps him. Kachon encourages six hitmen to support each other and fight against Han and Thanong as they have no chance in one to one duel. Seua kidnaps Thanong's pregnant wife to force him to participate to the hitmen contest. 100 hitmen gather for the contest including a Kathoey (กะเทย) and a glutton (กินก่อนยิ่ง) characters. Thanong warns his policeman friend Phan (Panna Rittikrai) to come to the contest with policemen. Han, knowing he was used as a toy, kills the two contest organizers. He even releases Thanong's wife but he is not interested in 10M baht. All he wants to be is to be the hitman number 1. As Thanong refuses to fight, he kills his wife to force him. Both Han and Thanong finally shoot each other. All other hitmen also die. The sweet seller with the support of the drunkard dies while protecting his son. Being a hitman is death guarantee at 99.99%. This B grade action movie is part of the numerous movies Panna Rittikrai has played in.

ล้างเผ่าพันธุ์โคตรผีปอบ
ล้างเผ่าพันธุ์โคตรผีปอบ

Year: 1990

Thai title: ล้างเผ่าพันธุ์โคตรผีปอบ
English title: Holocaust of the ogre clan

Rating: 1/5
Director:

Main actor: Ekapan Banleurit,Lak Apichat,Joomjim Khemlek
Main actress: Trirak Rakkarndee

Two young soldiers find a decomposed body in a bag floating on the river. They decide to bury it. A spirit exits from the tomb and transforms itself into a beautiful lady called Nuan (Trirak Rakkarndee). Nuan is given refuge in the soldiers’ home as she claims she is on the way to Bangkok but it is already nighttime. Nuan loves immediately Cheut as he is kind hearted man. It generates jealousy from Khun, the subdistrict headman’s (กำนัน) daughter, as she also loves Cheut since a long time. The subdistrict headman Son likes Nuan a lot and invites her to stay in his home as it is more comfortable than Cheut's home. Other ladies having interest in the subdistrict headman in the village start to be jealous of this Bangkok girl! The subdistrict headman follows up Nuan at nighttime but then she becomes a ghost again. The two ladies Kamlai and Kamlong visit an expert into magic (อาจารย์) to get special oil (น้ำมันพราย) to make a love filter (ยาเสน่ห์) to try seduce easier the subdistrict headman. Meanwhile the village ruffians flee away when Nuan, beautiful lady, taking a bath, becomes a ghost! The other villagers tell Cheut that Nuan is a ghost. He flees from home and shelters at subdistrict headman’s home. They ask for a local shaman’s (หมอผี) help. Nuan decides to get her husband back. But he refuses to join her again. Nuan forces Cheut's friend to play the bait. Cheut goes back to her as he is under a spell. Finally Nuan is defeated by the shaman. Many couples can now have happiness and marry. As often during years 1988s-1993s, Ekapan Banleurit and Trirak Rakkarndee are playing the main couple in those cheap horror Thai movies. Same old tricks are used with ghostly skeletons and simple basic FX effects. Such movie includes more gags than real horror. It was targeted for rural audience and not Bangkokian audience. The scenario is very similar to Mae Nak (แม่นาค) traditional old story where the young man loves and lives with a ghost without knowing it (ผีหลอก!). This movie is released by Lepso Studio. Image and sound quality are quite poor. Once again the title is wrong. It is named “ล้างเผ่าพันธุ์โคตรผีปอบ” (Holocaust of the ogre clan) but there is not a single ogre (ผีปอบ) in the movie. The VCD cover belongs to another movie called “ปีศาจแมงมุมสาว”. The real name of this movie seems to be "ต้นตระกูลปอบ".

อินทรีย์แดง ตอน อินทรีย์ผยอง
อินทรีย์แดง ตอน อินทรีย์ผยอง

Year: 1988

Thai title: อินทรีย์แดง ตอน อินทรีย์ผยอง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad

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Rhanee (Jarunee Sooksawad) comes back from studying overseas. Her father is dead (it is in fact a picture of Mitr Chaibancha wearing Insee Daeng mask!) since many years but she takes over his duties by punishing and killing bad ruffian heads as a justiciary. Police inspector (สารวัตร) Decha (Sorapong Chatree) is responsible to catch Insee Daeng. Insee Daeng wishes to catch the heads inside the ruffians circle including Suphon (น้าใหญ่) (Kanchit Kwanpracha) and Lak Apichat. Suphon already faced Insee Daeng 20 years ago. Insee Daeng is fast and difficult to catch (มันไหวเหมือนพายุ). Decha uses one of the ruffians head as a bait to catch Insee Daeng. Decha doesn't shoot Insee Daeng as he has plan to use him as a way to reduce bad influence (อิทธิพล). Another trial to catch Insee Daeng by Decha fails. Meanwhile Decha tries also to stop organised mafia but without full success. Rhanee is working for Krissana, owner of insurance company and close friend of police inspector Decha. She takes opportunity to dispatch messages to the police through Krissana. Decha puts police woman Mot to protect Krissana against the mafia but he finally gets kidnapped. A 3M baht ransom is requested. Despite ransom payment, Krissana is still not freed and is tied to a railway path. Insee Daeng threatens a ruffian to get Krissana location. Police is warned and Krissana is released following shootings with ruffians. Insee Daeng succeeds to escape once again despite Mot’s opposition. Ruffians receive a new task to explode a bridge over Chao Praya river. Decha succeeds to put a microphone inside Suphon's home so is aware of their plans. Decha succeeds to neutralize part of the ruffians but Insee Daeng is the one stopping the bombs and killing the leaders. The bridge is safe. The movie ends with a nationalist image on Thai flag. This movie อินทรีผยอง (1988) tries to relaunch Insee Daeng serie but it lacks a good film directing. There is high suspicion that part of the movie has been cut by Lepso. Sorapong plays the police inspector with magnum 357 and dark glasses similar to many other 1980s movies he played in.

พายุยางแดง
พายุยางแดง

Year: 1988

Thai title: พายุยางแดง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Chaiyan Sorakrai,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Rith Luecha,Chat Mongkolchai
Main actress:

Thai movie พายุยางแดง lasts 1h26mn and was released in year 1988. It is available under VCD format. Captain (ผู้กอง) Phayu (Sorapong Chatree) meets Chiaw (Lak Apichat), a military instructor (ครูฝึก), and Priaw (Chaiyan Sorakrai), who is a pickpocket. Village leader Cheui refuses to sell his house to ruffians. Chiaw is his son but he didn't go back home for years. Palat (Kanchit Kwanpracha), subdistrict headman Chat Mongkolchai, Ai Saen (Rith Luecha), head of local ruffians, are working together. Ai Saen sends his men to teach village leader Cheui a lesson (สังสอน) but they finally kill him and his elder daughter. The younger daughter, being a teacher, promises to revenge. Priaw informs Chiaw that his father was killed. Chiaw steals some military weapons and flees to revenge his father. Informed by his management, Phayu has to bring him back and to silence this story. Chiaw steals (ปล้น) a car containing money belonging to Ai Saen. Palat (Kanchit Kwanpracha) has to get it back. In Thai movies, the mafia boss is often called Sia / เสี่ย. Ai Saen (Rith Luecha) requests help from corrupted police. The subdistrict headman is the one who killed village leader Cheui. Pen asks Priaw to stop gambling. Chiaw, Priaw, Pen and the subdistrict headman's stepdaughter forms a team together. Phayu asks Police head to give them time as he trusts Chiaw. Chiaw decides to get information from the subdistrict headman's girlfriend. This one starts to be very friendly with him (part censored or cut from VCD). The subdistrict headman Chat comes back and Chiaw is captured. He succeeds to flee by kidnapping Palat's daughter. Ai Saen is upset (อย่าประมาท). As Ai Saen orders to shoot the car despite there is Palat's daughter inside, it causes Ai Saen and Palat to become enemies. Chiaw hits Palat to revenge his father but Phayu and the daughter convince him to let Police do its duty. Palat tells them that Ai Saen a is preparing to betray his country. The team storms the ruffians’ den. Pen is used as hostage (ตัวประกัน). The movie ends up with fierce fightings. Palat and Priaw die. Ai Saen is killed. The two actresses are วาสนา วรรณวงศ์ and มาริษา อุดมพร.

มนุษย์หมาป่า
มนุษย์หมาป่า

Year: 1987

Thai title: มนุษย์หมาป่า
English title: Wolf

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Phairoj Jaising,Lak Apichat,Pao Porapak
Main actress:

Thai movie มนุษย์หมาป่า / Wolf was released in year 1987. It lasts around 1h30mn. Two versions were released, one on VHS version and one on VCD format released by Lepso (renamed as จิ้งจอกผีสิง). On VCD version, luring scenes are censored but longer action sequences are present. Sompon (Sorapong Chatree) leads a group in the forest (เดินป่า) looking for treasures. Four years ago he was the only survivor. His life was saved by the daughter of the village leader called Pailin (นีรนุช อติพร). Ghosts (ผี) are guarding a cave with treasures. Pao Porapak is part of Sompon’s team. The group is attacked by robbers (โจรกลุ่มน้อย). Some villagers protect the cave and are under the spell of Mae Mo, a local sorceress. Villager leaders are Phairoj Jaising and his son Lak Apichat. Another group is following Sompon as they are eying for the treasures also. Sompon's group reaches the caves first. The villagers attack the second group but they succeed to escape. During nighttime, ghosts attack Sompon’s group. ผีผู้หญิงกลัวพ่อ ผีผู้ขายกลัวแม่ so Sompon asks the teammates to get naked to chase the ghosts away. In the second group, a rapist tries to abuse a lady so internal fightings occur. Mae Mo discourages Pailin and Sompon's love story. At nighttime, Sompon is transformed as a werewolf (หมาป่า) but the spell is not strong enough. The second group chases the first one from the caves. At nighttime they are attacked by ghosts and the remaining members are killed by villagers through torture. Sompon refuses to flee. A duel happens between Sompon and Lak. As Sompon wins, it shows the triumph of love towards fake magic from sorceress Mae Mo. Other actresses include อภิรัตน์ มณีรัตน์, มัลลิกา สมบัติเจริญ.

ฆ่าปิดปาก
ฆ่าปิดปาก

Year: 1987

Thai title: ฆ่าปิดปาก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Sahat Piempongsan
Main actress: Apiradee Pawaputanon,Sarinthip Siriwan

Ithipon (Sahat Piempongsan) and Decha are two mafia leaders fighting for drugs control. They have a deal worth of 4M baht but Ithipon doesn’t go by himself and sends a bait. It was a trick as the bait is killed and Ithipon doesn't get the drug in exchange of the money. Sa (Apiradee Pawaputanon) and Jak (Sorapong Chatree) are loving each other but Jak is coming from a poor background (ธานะไม่เหมือนกัน) so Sa’s mother doesn't like him so much. Mot is a local police inspector always looking for proofs to arrest Ithipon and Decha. Jak's mother is played veteran actress Sarinthip Siriwan. It was one of her last movies. Protection fee (ค่าคลุม) needs to be paid by the mother, small restaurant owner, to the mafia led by Ithipon. As Jak refuses to pay, a fight erupts and one of the thugs is killed with his own knife while trying to stab Jak. Jak takes refuge in Decha's clan. His father is killed as a revenge by Ithipon's ruffians. A rich businessman fed up by Ithipon’s continuous requests asks Decha to get rid of him. Ithipon is shot at his home. Jak and Jon (Lak Apichat) are seen there despite Jak only injured Ithipon. A hitman being there is the one who killed Ithipon. Police inspector Sak is Sa’s promised fiance but she doesn’t love him. Sa's father is kidnapped. Following arguments with Jon and other thugs to release Sa's father, Jak gets injured (เพื่อนทรยศ) but succeeds to help the father. Jon promises to get revenge. Sa’s parents thank Jak for having released the father and wish him good luck. Jon finds Jak and tries to kill him. Following fierce fighting, Jon is finally the one to die. Jak wishes to take revenge over Ithipon. He shoots him and his remaining thugs. But police is now chasing Jak, Afraid he flees but finally surrenders when the police reminds him his duties over his mother and girlfriend Sa. Thai movie ฆ่าปิดปาก released in year 1987 has a length of 1h23mn. The original film is certainly longer but may have been cut by Lepso to fit in VCD format.

บินเดี่ยวเหยี่ยวพระกาฬ
บินเดี่ยวเหยี่ยวพระกาฬ

Year: 1987

Thai title: บินเดี่ยวเหยี่ยวพระกาฬ
English title:

Rating: 1/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Rith Luecha,Phairoj Jaising,Lak Apichat,Pao Porapak
Main actress: Thida Thidarat

A new police officer (ผู้กอง) Kamtenthong arrives in North of Thailand. A ring leader called Dam has dirty businesses such as helping people to cross Thai border illegally, drugs traffic, smuggling of weapons. Many fights and shootings happen between wealthy men (พ่อเลี้ยง) teams. Dam benefits of it until police starts to involve into his business also to stop the numerous killings. Finally police rushes into Dam's ranch and neutralize the ruffians and hitmen. But the leaders are not here. Dam's secretary, Pen, is the one informing the police. It causes the ruffians’ leaders to believe the other team betrays them as police is always there when weapons trading is happening. Dam is finally also neutralized through a final shooting. Pen was an uncovered policeman. It is a typical Thai action movie from 1980s mixing some Hong Kong style action sequences such as flying jump. It features a few actors from 1970s action movies but they look quite tired except Sorapong Chatree. It is a low budget movie. The soundtrack belongs to other movies such as “Shaft”. There are quite a few nice sequences with Sorapong Chatree but the overall film editing is average. It is in fact a movie made with other movies sequences from Sorapong Chatree so that is why the editing is so poor! The numerous bed sequences seem here only to ensure the movie can last 1h20.

วายร้าย 4 คิงส์
วายร้าย 4 คิงส์

Year: 1986

Thai title: วายร้าย 4 คิงส์
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Chaiya Suriyun,Lak Apichat
Main actress:

During a jewelry robbery, two women are kidnapped. The three robbers finally release their hostages and flee inside the forest. By using grenades, the robbers succeed to flee the police. A part of the movie was censored in Thailand as it features a daring sequence of the three robbers with three prostitutes. The head of police is Chaiya. Sarawat Sorapong receives duty to catch them. The head of police recommends him to check with a singer called Riem in a bar frequented by HK and SG citizens. Apichat provides support to the robbers, who are coming from HK. Riem is in fact undercover policewoman. Despite bring identified by Riem, the HK thieves succeed to flee and try to catch a plane to Saudi Arabia. They are caught at embarking gate in Don Meuang airport. The head of ruffians sends two Charlie's angels to get back the three HK men. On trial day, Apichat succeeds to release two HK guys through a daring escape. One fails to escape and is caught back by the police. Fai Chai is another local Thai helping them. The boss doesn't left his teammates (ลูกน้อง) in difficulty. As Fai Chai is identified, Thai police storms the house where ruffians are hiding. All are killed. Thai police saves face (ตำรวจไทยไม่ขายหน้า). The movie วายร้าย4คิงส์ lasts 1m31mn.

มือปืนผีสิง
มือปืนผีสิง

Year: 1986

Thai title: มือปืนผีสิง
English title: The Magic Man

Rating: 3/5
Director: Payoong Payakul

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Pao Porapak,Rith Luecha
Main actress: Thida Thidarat,Sinaporn Philailak

Thai movie มือปืนผีสิง was released in year 1986. It lasts 1h25mn. It is a mix of Thai footage and Hong Kong footage done by Filmark production. The movie is in Spanish language. The international title is "Mad Move". The Thai footage lasts one hour. The Thai actors are not even mentioned in the credits. Director is Payoong Payakul. A lot of sexy scenes are still present but might be removed from the Thai VCD. Lepso released it under the name นักรบผีสิง. Actresses also include ธิดา ธีระรัตน์, สินาภรณ์ พิไลลักษณ์ (Sinaporn Philailak – sexy star), สุนารี. Actors also include วีรยุทธ รสโอชา. Below summary is then partial. Sorapong Chatree is a soldier in black uniform. All his colleagues are dead. Sorapong is seen holding a machine gun and shooting enemies. Lak Apichat is visiting a family. Lak offers money the family but the father refuses. Later on, ruffians kill the whole family. Sorapong is back and finds his family dead. In a sawmill, shootings happen with ruffians. Both Sorapong and Lak are involved in the shootings. As Sorapong believes Lak is responsible of his parents' death, they both fight. Sorapong finally understands that Lak is innocent. Pao Porapak and Rith Luecha are parts of the ruffians. Sorapong finally catches the ruffians, who shot his family. Out of strength, Sorapong collapses and wakes up in a monk's cave. He needs to pacify his heart. While being in a brothel, ruffians have fighting with Lak. Sorapong still has atrocious visions about war. The ruffians send a beautiful lady to seduce Sorapong but it fails. Outside of the room, Pao is waiting and Sorapong is captured by the ruffians. At nighttime Sorapong becomes a werewolf and defeats his captors. The leader's girlfriend abuses the confidence of Bonnie (รติรส รินนภา) but the werewolf stops her. The werewolf abuses her as a revenge. Meeting Lak, the werewolf follows him and by paying respect to a Buddha statue, the werewolf becomes Sorapong again. Rith refuses to believe the stories about a werewolf but finally following the proofs, he gathers a big team to fight back. Finally Sorapong’s team acts first. The movie ends up in shootings and two final fights between Lak and Pao, between Sorapong and Rith.

เหนือฟ้ายังมีเซียน
เหนือฟ้ายังมีเซียน

Year: 1986

Thai title: เหนือฟ้ายังมีเซียน
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Krai Kanchit
Main actress: Nareerat Monsiri

A man comes back in a Hat Yai city district, which is ransacked by a local mafia. He is looking for an old friend. He decides to stay and acts as a local astrologer. But local mafia dislikes him and wishes him to leave through threats. He is collaborating with the police to stop them. This movie also highlights the police's extra judicial killings.

ล่าด่วนนรก
ล่าด่วนนรก

Year: 1986

Thai title: ล่าด่วนนรก
English title: Operation North Tour

Rating: 2/5
Director: Payoong Payakul

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Rith Luecha,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Prissana Chabaprai

Pen and Tong (Sorapong Chatree) meet each other in a bus going to Chiang Mai. Nobody knows the real reason of Tong arrival to Chiang Mai. He just comes to rest and to see a friend called Den. A few people are killed by a hitman (มือปืน) and acolytes in a pool club. Tong is witness of the murder. He shots one killer. Pen's business is also threatened by local mafia. Chiang Mai area is dominated by two local mafia heads. A lady called Gnam seduces Tong to know the truth regarding his visit to Chiang Mai but to no avail. Gnam is linked to mafia. The two mafia rings fight each other. During a shooting at the Chiang Mai airport by another hitman, a young man called Suchai helps to protect Saichai, daughter of Somchai (Rith Luecha), mafia leader. Suchai gains the trust of Somchai. The two mafia leaders decide to unify their efforts instead of fighting. Gnam is killed during a fight between Tong and a ruffian. Finally Suchai gets information that both mafia team will gather in Don Pui area to sell drug. Gun fights happen between mafia and the police helped by Tong, Den and Suchai. Similar to a a Thai copy of Rambo II, Tong carries a huge machine gun with ammunitions over the shoulder. The movie features fightings shot with a Hong Kong action movie style. As often during such Thai action movies, it is revealed that the main characters were undercover policemen. Many Thai action movies in 1980s decade include influence from Hong Kong movies and American movie Rambo II fighting style.

ลูกสาวพระอาทิตย์
ลูกสาวพระอาทิตย์

Year: 1986

Thai title: ลูกสาวพระอาทิตย์
English title:

Rating: 1/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Pao Porapak,Lak Apichat
Main actress:

A Japanese soldier is stranded in Thailand. His plane crashed. He is rescued by a Thai family. The Japanese gets married with their daughter but she dies when giving birth to a daughter. Twenty years have passed. An armed group arrive in the village. They are looking for the old Japanese gold that is supposed to be hidden inside a cave. Yem (Sorapong Chatree) is protecting the group. Another armed group is already occupying the area. Gun fights occur between the two groups. Following various fights, kidnapings and so on... the Japanese former soldier triggers an explosion inside the cave so that nobody can get the gold. Phra Athit (พระอาทิตย์) means sun but also gold. This movie has nothing to do with the movie "ลูกสาวพระอาทิตย์" shot in 1968. It is a typical grade B action movie from decade 1980s with kung fu fights and gunfight sequences. It includes a little of romance and a lonesome hero who prefers to stay in the forest than going back to modern world. Favorite sentence of such movies is "cha tham arai to pai" (จะทำอะไรต่อไป) - What shall we do next? During the anti-communist years, Sorapong Chatree played soldiers and mercenaries in perhaps 100 action films. Most of these were low-profile, though some were popular as they played to the national sentiment.

ยิงทิ้ง
ยิงทิ้ง

Year: 1986

Thai title: ยิงทิ้ง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Chat Mongkolchai,Pipop Pupinyo,Choomporn Theppitak,Pao Porapak,Paen Pleumsachai
Main actress: Sinaporn Philailak

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Thai movie ยิงทิ้ง was released in year 1986 and lasts 1h20mn but parts of the movie are cut. Ruffians shoot a van transporting money (ปล้นเงินเดือน). Lak Apichat is injured. Police arrives and catches ruffians but Wong (Chat Mongkolchai) and Pon (Pipop Pupinyo) succeed to flee. Pon hides the money but is also arrested later so Wong doesn't know where the money was hidden. Wut (Sorapong Chatree) is police inspector. He is married to Na (วชิรา วงษ์วัชร์), who complains he doesn't give enough time to his family (เป็นหน้าที่). Head of police Choomporn Theppitak enquiries if Lak is involved in the robbing or not. Choomporn gives the case to Wut. By enquiring, Wut meets Wong and Pao Porapak but they succeed to escape due to the mistakes of other policemen. Wong and Pao succeed to release Pon. Choomporn asks Wut to get them back but Wut requests an assistant (ผู้ช่วย), i.e. Lak. As Pon is reluctant to give back the money, Wong kidnaps his wife (พิศมัย ภุมมา). Meanwhile Wut and Lak are chasing Pol also. They fail to catch Wong and Pao despite Pol leads them to their house. Wut verifies that Mon (Sinaporn Philailak) doesn't hide Wong anymore. Choomporn starts to lose patience as Wong is still not captured by Wut. By spying Mon, Wut finally gets back the money but Wong succeeds to escape. Wong kidnaps Na in order to force Wut to give back the money. Following fightings and shootings with ruffians, Wut, Lak and Na defeat them. Lak ends up in jail as he still has to pay for his previous bad behavior. A four minutes trailer is also still available. It features sexy scenes cut off from VHS release.

ตามฆ่า
ตามฆ่า

Year: 1986

Thai title: ตามฆ่า
English title: Twinkle Ninja Fantasy

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Krai Kanchit,Boo Wibunnan,Chat Mongkolchai,Pipop Pupinyo,Pao Porapak
Main actress: Sinaporn Philailak

Thai movie ตามฆ่า was released in year 1986 and lasts 1h46mn. The VHS release is very sharp. The movie was also released overseas by Filmark movie production. It is called "Twinkle Ninja Fantasy". It is mixing the Thai movie and Ninja sequences shot in Hong Kong. Vin (Lak Apichat) organises gambling on a mining site. Manager (ผู้จัดการ) Somchai (Krai Kanchit) decides to give him a harsh lesson. Kiet (Sorapong Chatree) interposes as Somchai is going too far. Fighting erupts and You (Sinaporn Philailak) has to stop them. The big boss Thana (Boo Wibunnan) refuses to fire Kiet as he is a good staff. You is Thana's girlfriend but she is also Somchai's mistress. As Kiet has to transport important company goods, Somchai plans to get rid of him. As Kiet's sister has a domestic accident, Kiet cannot go. Vin then leads the convoy, which is attacked by ruffians. Only Vin succeeds to escape as the ruffians believe he falls from a cliff. You pushes to marry with Thana (แม่เลี้ยง) but this latter wishes to inform his son coming back from overseas first. As the convoy is robbed, Somchai accuses Kiet to be the mastermind behind. Pinyo tries to convince Vin to accuse Kiet but as he refuses, he is beaten and left for dead. Thana doesn't trust Somchai so he wishes to replace him by his son. Aware, Somchai hires Chat Mongkolchai to attack the next convoy led by Thana and Kiet. All staff die including Thana. Only Kiet escapes but his sister gets killed as he takes refuge in his home. Somchai now plans to kill Thana's son called Virayut (วีรยุทธ รสโอชา). While exiting the train station, ruffians chase and shoot Virayut. Luckily doctor Wana (ปรางค์ วงศ์วัช)(แสนสวย) passes by and saves his life. Pipop Pupinyo and Pao Porapak storm the doctor's house to find the son. Wana chases them on time before any killing occurs. Virayut wishes to kill Kiet as You brainwashed him that he is the killer. Ruffians try to kill again Virayut but they fail so they kidnap the doctor Wana. Meanwhile Virayut follows Lak to find Kiet. Following fighting, Virayut understands that Kiet is innocent. Understanding that Somchai doesn't love her, You tries to release Wana but it is too late and she gets killed. Kiet gets revenge over Chat Mongkolchai by putting a grenade in his mouth. Knowing that Somchai is planning to flee overseas by boat, Thai police, Kiet, Vin, Virayut storm the pier to release Wana. The boat succeeds to escape but Kiet and Virayut are on board. Through a final fight, Somchai is killed. As often in Thai movies, it is discovered that Virayut is a Bangkok police officer. Before going to Bangkok, he promotes Kiet as new manager and Vin as intendant. This Thai includes many stereotypes from 1980s Thai action movies.

ปางรัก
ปางรัก

Year: 1985

Thai title: ปางรัก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Nirut Sirijanya,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Apiradee Pawaputanon

The father of a young lady is killed during a car accident by a rich young man. The young lady becomes a staff in his company to get her revenge. In fact two brothers are leading the company and she confuses them. She refuses the love of one of the brother assuming he is responsible of her father's death. Will love be the strongest?

มดตะนอย
มดตะนอย

Year: 1985

Thai title: มดตะนอย
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Toon Hiransap,Settha Sirachaya,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Apiradee Pawaputanon,Pissamai Wilaisak,Thitima Sangkapitak

Young lady Tanoi comes unexpectedly in Khun Nai's house. She claims to be part of the family and wishes to get her share of heritage (มรดก). A lawyer acknowledges the fact but Tanoi will get full heritage when getting married only. Until this date, the heritage is still under Khun Nai's guidance. Tanoi is coming from countryside and is strong at boxing (ต่อย). She has arguments with the neighbour Doctor Chiwan. Tanoi's mother was chased from home twenty years ago by Khun Nai. She doesn't want to take revenge (อย่าชนะความชั่วกับความชั่ว). Tanoi decides to study abroad to show her worthiness to all including Doctor Chiwan. Chakrin, son of Khun Nai, has high interest into Tanoi. There is opposition between countryside lifestyle and Bangkok city lifestyle as Tanoi is coming from salt fields area. She goes back to visit her village with Chakrin. One of the villagers still loves Tanoi. An usual fight between ladies happen. Those fights are always a success with Thai audience with lakorn or 1960-1980s decades movies. Following a car accident, the villager and his sister Saen Dao stay in Doctor Chiwan's home to be closer to Tanoi. While Tanoi is studying abroad, the mother Khun Nai plays cards and sells the furnitures belonging to Tanoi. Khun Nai's daughter indulges herself in alcohol. The mother needs to flee as she cannot pay her debts. After five years abroad, Doctor Chiwan doesn't recognize Tanoi and is mistaken by her as a driver. She is a new Tanoi. She even forgives Khun Nai and her daughter but this latter accepts only to plan to kill Tanoi in order to get the full heritage. Tanoi is kidnapped but saved by Doctor Chiwan and the police. The movie ends happily and bad people are punished. Khun Na's daughter receives the acid she wanted to throw on Tanoi. Saen Dao and the villager have to accept that their love to the doctor and Tanoi are impossible. Doctor Chiwan recognizes his mistake to having looked down poor Tanoi. It is a typical 1980s movie with the leading actress being cross with the leading actor and facing issues with the jealous mother and her daughter. This movie shows the social ascension of a poor lady and that through education the poor lady can become a good person (ผู้ดี). Bad and rich people seem to win over good and poor people but finally there are justice and karma impacts (กรรม).

ไกรทอง 2
ไกรทอง 2

Year: 1985

Thai title: ไกรทอง 2
English title: Kraithong 2

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sompote Sangduenchai,Neramit

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Sombat Methanee,Sor Asanajinda,Lor Tok,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Ampha Pusit,Aranya Namwong,Supansa Nuengpirom,Duangcheewan Komolsen

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This time Kraithong faces a man, who has also the power to change himself into a fearful crocodile.

นักเลงสิบล้อ
นักเลงสิบล้อ

Year: 1985

Thai title: นักเลงสิบล้อ
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director: Choomporn Theppitak

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Rith Luecha,Nard Poowanai,Lak Apichat,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Somkuan Krajangsat,Doo Dook Kradon,Choomporn Theppitak
Main actress: Apiradee Pawaputanon,Wiyada Umarin

Thai movie นักเลงสิบล้อ was released in year 1985 and it lasts 1h37mn. Wut (Sorapong Chatree)(ลูกพี), son of owner of a truck company (รถสิบล้อ), comes urgently from Thailand following request from Lak (Lak Apichat) as his father just died (งานศพ). Sarawat (Nard Poowanai) tries to arrest him as he is over speeding to be on time to the funeral. A bomb explodes during the funeral. His mother (เจ้าภาพ) dies also. Revenge shall happen as his parents' death is a murder. The one, who carried the bomb, is identified as a lady, called Pim (พิมพ์ใจ พรหมมาลี), working in a karaoke. Sia Song (Somkuan Krajangsat), her boyfriend, is aware they spend the night together. Decha (Rith Luecha) is his right hand. Young lady Suntalee (Apiradee Pawaputanon) is leading a mining site and also selling durians (ทุเรียนแม่ค้า). Through a daring tentative, Wut and his team empty Decha's truck causing Sia to lose a lot of money. Umarin is selling trucks. Sia Song is also the shop owner. Wut enquiries on Sia through Song. Sarawat has arguments with tough men but refuses corruption money. As he is always accused to be too strict, he removes his policeman insignia to teach a lesson to the tough drivers. Sia Song orders to shoot Wut but he is only injured him. He gets closer to Suntalee and tells her that he is an undercover policeman. Four men, part of Suntalee's team, plan to betray her in order to steal precious stones (พลอย). Challenged and overwhelmed by the ruffians (คุณจะไม่มีโอกาสเห็นขาอ่อนฉัน), she gets help from Choomporn Theppitak. The traitors join Sia Song’s team. Sarawat and Wut try to prevent ruffians doing dirty business at the border. Weapons are hidden in rice bags. They chase Decha driving a big truck carrying teak trees. Drug is hidden in teak trees. Wut and the trucks encircle Sia Song forcing him to surrender. Many great famous Thai actors are present in this movie but the directing is a bit weak. Luk Thung (ลูกทุ่ง) countryside music about trucks is featured in this movie. Trucks (สิบล้อ) in Thailand are ornamented with many drawings and colors.

หกสี่เอี่ยว พยัคฆ์เหนือเมฆ
หกสี่เอี่ยว พยัคฆ์เหนือเมฆ

Year: 1985

Thai title: หกสี่เอี่ยว พยัคฆ์เหนือเมฆ
English title: Top Secret

Rating: 3/5
Director: Payoong Payakul

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Sithao Petcharoen
Main actress:

Thai movie หกสี่เอี่ยว พยัคฆ์เหนือเมฆ was released in year 1985. Payoong Payakul is movie director. The movie is lost in Thailand but a sequence of 47 minutes is left to be seen. Lak Apichat is playing a police inspector (สารวัตร) role. Veteran actor รณ ฤทธิชัย is playing a ruffian role. Sithao Petcharoen is playing a comic role as useless policeman. In Thai the countryside, goods exchange shall happen between Sing and a group of soldiers led by Reuang (Sorapong Chatree). They arrive by parachute. Sing plays double role and kill the soldiers including Reuang. A bit later, Sing and his ruffians are also killed by mysterious men wearing black clothes. So nobody knows where the goods (สินค้า) end up. Reuang survives and agrees to look for the culprits. Reuang is arrested by the police. Ruffians learning that he is not dead wish to capture him to identify where their goods are hidden. They succeed to release him but Reuang admits he has no clues where the goods are. Later on, Apichat and a policewoman catch Reuang to know where the goods are hidden but to no avail. Reuang is seen by all as the key entry point (กุญแจดอกสำคัญ). Those goods are important at Thai national level. Reuang accepts to collaborate with the police. The left sequence ends up here. Movie หกสี่เอี่ยว พยัคฆ์เหนือเมฆ was also used in IFD movie Top Secret.

กิ้งก่ากายสิทธิ์
กิ้งก่ากายสิทธิ์

Year: 1985

Thai title: กิ้งก่ากายสิทธิ์
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sompote Sangduenchai

Main actor: Lor Tok,Lak Apichat,Sithao Petcharoen
Main actress:

This movie deals about a giant chameleon, which is the gardian of a magical diamond. It is stolen by an alien. The chameleon sent a "Yak" to get it back. Meanwhile the chameleon wanders through the human world and faces many weird aventures. He is facing a deadly crocodile frightening humans living on rivers, facing hunters that want to catch it etc...

เขี้ยวฉลาม
เขี้ยวฉลาม

Year: 1984

Thai title: เขี้ยวฉลาม
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Rith Luecha,Lak Apichat,Pipop Pupinyo,Tuanton Kammeesri,Kowit Wattanakul
Main actress: Apiradee Pawaputanon,Wiyada Umarin

A policeman's wife and son are killed during a gun fight. The policeman enquires and discovers that a mysterious organization, which is going to betray Thailand, is responsible of their deaths.

สิงห์รถบรรทุก 2
สิงห์รถบรรทุก 2

Year: 1984

Thai title: สิงห์รถบรรทุก 2
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Manop Aussawathep,Rith Luecha,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Suriwan Suriyong,Pissamai Wilaisak

First movie episode สิงห์รถบรรทุก was shot in 1977. Siarat (Sorapong Chatree) is the owner of a truck company and is recently married. Phayap is the head of local mafia. His team is responsible of killing the owner of a truck company but they manage to accuse Siarat. Malin (Suriwan Suriyong), daughter of the assassinated truck owner, wishes to take revenge over Siarat but her mother (Pissamai Wilaisak) tries to prevent her as there is no proof yet. Malin believes wrongly Phayap's sayings. Two hitmen shot and kill Sairat's wife, Saisanee. Siarat wishes to take revenge over this murder. Meanwhile Siarat's former friends from the first movie episode, Chan, Kaewkarawet and Rawan, come back. Phayap tries to buy land from poor farmers but Chan (Manop Aussawathep) helps to chase the ruffians. Siarat doesn't know yet who killed his wife, Phayap group or Malin group. Phayap calls for other ruffians' help from Sisaket. Malin has great fighting skills. Suriwan Suriyong was often used as leading actress for action movies. She shows to Siarat that women can do same as men. Malin and Siarat are now friends as Phayap is identified as the treacherous man. Phayap sells weapons illegally to drug dealers. Phayap kills Siarat's friend Master (อาจารย์) himself. Siarat and Malin bring dozen of trucks to attack Phayap's team but the fields are mined. Gunfire happen between both groups until Phayap is neutralized through bloody sequences. It is a typical action movie from 1980s based on revenge script, kung fu fights, gunfire fights and issues resolved without the direct intervention from the police (it is only known at the movie end that Sairat's friends were under cover policemen), katoei (กะเทย) used as supporting comic roles. The movie image is very damaged for a 1980s movie. This hommage to trucks world was certainly very successful in countryside where movies were projected from the backs of trucks on to sheets hung between trees at fairgrounds.

เหล็กเพชร
เหล็กเพชร

Year: 1984

Thai title: เหล็กเพชร
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sor Asanajinda

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Manop Aussawathep,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Suchao Pongwilai,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Suriwan Suriyong,Metta Roongrat,Thitima Sangkapitak

Thai action movie เหล็กเพชร was released in year 1984. The movie is lost in Thailand but a two minutes trailer remains to be seen. The movie producer is Sor Asanajinda. Main actor is Sorapong Chatree. Suriwan Suriyong is the main actress and Manop Aussawathep is playing her father. Other actors are Metta Roongrat, Lak Apichat, Sayan Chantaraviboon, Suchao Pongwilai, Thitima Sangkapitak… The trailer shows some fighting over a moving truck transporting tree trunks. In year 1967 Sor directed the same movie เหล็กเพชร in 16mm format. Sopha Sataporn was then the main actress. The 1967 version is still available.

พูดด้วยปืน
พูดด้วยปืน

Year: 1984

Thai title: พูดด้วยปืน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Phairoj Sangwaribut,Chaiya Suriyun,Lak Apichat,Pinyo Parnnui,Krailat Kriengkrai
Main actress: Apiradee Pawaputanon

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Thai action movie พูดด้วยปืน was released in year 1984 and it lasts 89 minutes. Eh (Phairoj Sangwaribut) is a student. His friend Tor is beaten by two thugs. The leader takes revenge as Tor sent him to jail 3 years ago. The two thugs then try to attack Eh but he succeeds to get rid of them. His girlfriend is Sa (Apiradee Pawaputanon). Tor is back home but he is blamed by his father for being useless and being a gay. Eh is back to Choomporn as his parents have been killed. His father, a politician, was killed by ruffians (Lak Apichat, Pinyo Parnnui) as he refused to withdraw from next election. His wife was killed also. Police inspector (สารวัตร) suspects Ah Kadet (Chaiya Suriyun) but he has no proofs. Eh has to sell the house and land as his parents were indebted. He entrusts his sister Eoh to his father's friend. He decides to stop studying. Eh stays with Chom (Krailat Kriengkrai). Eh gets a shot gun and gets revenge by shooting one of the killers. Ruffians get revenge by shooting Eh's parents’ friends but Eh refuses to provide hints to the police. Lak is shot but Eh is injured. The boss hires two thugs from Bangkok to work with Pinyo to get rid of Eh. They are the two thugs, who got beaten by Eh so they want to take their revenge. Pinyo (สัตว์นรก) is then killed also. The two thugs get punished again. Ah Kadet pushes Tor to kill Eh if he wants to get back his parents' belongings. Finally Eh gets rid of Ah Kadet in a shipyard. Eh shall marry with Sa next month but Tor, unaware of Ah Kadet’s death, shall still execute his orders...

นางสิงห์แก้มแดง
นางสิงห์แก้มแดง

Year: 1983

Thai title: นางสิงห์แก้มแดง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Kamthorn Suwanpiyasiri,Lak Apichat,Piya Trakulrard
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Ampha Pusit

Witaya (Sorapong Chatree) is responsible of the security inside Pa's company. Pa has two daughters, Plaew and Fai. They rob their father's money from a safe and donate (บริจาค) 500 000 baht to a blind pupil school. The two sisters give the money under the father's name (กุศล)! While robbing money, they do wear mask with red cheeks (แก้มแดง). They sign their crime with a name card displaying a lioness logo (นางสิงห์). The father is rich and selfish. He never gives any money to charitable organizations but is very generous with his minor wife (เมียน้อย), Toi. Thep, Toi's brother, is part of the company administration council. Plae is also accepted in the company council. The two sisters steal clothes and personal effects from Vitaya to offer them to a poor school (คนยากคนจร). Another time they steal his BMW car. The two sisters continue to harass him but understand that he is a good man. Meanwhile Thep needs more money as he is gambling a lot. Toi has another boyfriend. As Toi cannot always ask money to Pa, Thep decides to steal money from the company safe and uses the lioness logo to accuse them. As the money is not given to a charitable organization, police and Witaya are puzzled regarding the robbers. The two sisters, as the mysterious lionesses, also make a statement about their innocence. A new exhibition showing old artifacts is organized. Thep and Witaya are responsible of the security. Honor of the company (เสียชื่อ) is engaged so a new robbery cannot happen. Thanks to video surveillance, Thep knows who is hiding behind the lionesses' masks and plans to accuse them about the old artifacts successful robbery. Plaew and her sister are aware of the plan thanks to a hidden microphone. They succeed to get back the artifacts but Thep knows and threatens to announce their real identity to the press. He asks for salacious favor to Plaew, who calls his wife Wilai to join them in order to be safe. Thep wants to marry Plaew and becomes the son-in-law (ลูกเขย). Wilai heards his plans and shares the information with Plaew. Thep is finally caught by the police while trying to rob things (ปล้นสินค้า). Hopefully the video tape has been replaced by Wilai (ทำดีได้ดีทำชั่วได้ชั่ว) so Thep cannot prove his accusations over Plaew and his sister. Pa dumps his minor wife. Witaya knows the lionesses' real identity but keeps the secret as love emerges with Plaew.

มรกตดำ
มรกตดำ

Year: 1983

Thai title: มรกตดำ
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Chaiya Suriyun,Rith Luecha,Krung Srivilai,Kecha Plianvithee,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Nipaporn Nongnuch,Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng,Linda Khatancharoen

Fighting is happening in a village. All villagers are killed by mercenaries led by Rith (Rith Luecha). Fighters, riding horses and wearing black clothes, led by Maneerak (Jarunee Sooksawad) are chasing them away. Maneerak has a mixed of Ninja and cowboy skills. Two groups are fighting for this area control as it contains precious gems. One group includes Maekin (Krung Srivilai), Kecha (Kecha Plianvithee), Maneewong (Nipaporn Nongnuch) and Maneerak. The opposite group includes Rith, Lak (Lak Apichat) and Runfa (Linda Khatancharoen). Maneerak, Maneewong and Runfa are three sisters. Their father died before. Rith's ruffians are looking over workers digging for gems. Yutta (Sorapong Chatree) finds a big black emerald (มรกตดำ) and flees away but is chased by the guards. The black stone (ก้อนหิน) is a sacred item. It helps to get rid of the guards and a blind monk appears to Yutta to encourage him to take good care of the stone. A mysterious man called Chaiya (Chaiya Suriyun) keeps surveying the two groups. Yutta is involved despite him in the fightings between the two groups as he helped Maneewong and then sold some gems. Yutta loves Runfa but she cannot be trusted as she steals the black stone while he is sleeping. This time, Yutta helps Maneerak, younger sister of Maneewong. The black stone belongs to Tibet and Runfa tries to sell it. Maneerak is able to get the black stone as Rufa's domestic helper stole it. Maneewong wishes to get the full heritage of her father. Maneerak visits her mum (Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng) in a Buddhist retreat on a hill. Yutta follows her but Maneewong and her lover Maekin are just behind. Duel happens between Yutta and Maekin. Everybody is now looking for the black stone. Maekin kills Rith during the fighting between the two groups. Yutta gets rid of Lak. Finally both Yutta and Maekin are discovered to be undercover police officers (ผู้กอง). Chaiya(Chaiya Suriyun) is an undercover military officer. Chaiya and the mother make everybody realize greed. Understanding is back in the family and Yutta will bring back the black stone to Tibet with Maneerak. This 1h37mn movie is part of Thai Tom Yam western style. The Thai movie poster mentioned that nine Thai stars, having received Thai cinema awards before, are featured in this movie.

อีสาวบ้านไร่
อีสาวบ้านไร่

Year: 1983

Thai title: อีสาวบ้านไร่
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Manop Aussawathep,Lak Apichat,Sahat Piempongsan,Rith Luecha,Pipop Pupinyo,Chat Mongkolchai
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol,Nipaporn Nongnuch

Thai movie อีสาวบ้านไร่ was released in year 1983. Main actor is Sorapong Chatree and main actress is Piyamas Monayakol. The movie is lost in Thailand but a trailer of three minutes is still available. Other actors include Manop Aussawathep, Lak Apichat, Sahat Piempongsan, Rith Luecha, Nipaporn Nongnuch, Pipop Pupinyo, Chat Mongkolchai. The three minutes trailer show various sequences such as Piyamas Monayakol being a fearful young lady able to use guns and fight also, brawls involving Sorapong Chatree. It looks like Piyamas Monayakol is back to her hometown after studying in Bangkok and have then issues with some local ruffians (Rith, Chat, Pipop, Manop). Thanks to Sorapong and Lak, she fights back against ruffians. A love story is also happening between Sorapong and Piyamas. A first version of movie อีสาวบ้านไร่ with Sombat Methanee and Aranya Namwong was released in year 1970. The 1970 version features songs but the 1983 is a pure action movie with no songs.

แผ่นดินเหล็ก
แผ่นดินเหล็ก

Year: 1983

Thai title: แผ่นดินเหล็ก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Rith Luecha,Lak Apichat,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Thitima Sangkapitak,Nanthida Kaewbuasai,Wiyada Umarin

Thai movie แผ่นดินเหล็ก was released in year 1983. It was also released under another name เสียงเพลงนักเลงโหด and using another movie poster. This movie is lost in Thailand but a sequence of 46mn is left to be seen. Kamnan is starting to prepare his birthday when ruffians come to ask for his land. Hopefully his son (Sorapong Chatree) chases them away. His friend Daeng, injured, is cured by Doctor Oon (Thitima Sangkapitak). Sorapong meets the daughter of a petrol station owner (Nanthida Kaewbuasai). Maen (Lak Apichat) makes Daeng enter as luk thung singer in Rith's nightclub. Decha (Manop Aussawathep) wishes to hire the new singer. Arguments happen between ruffians. A few luk thung songs are featured in the nightclub. Decha is looking for a hitman (มือปืน) to get rid of his enemies (ศัตรู). Sorapong being around accepts the job. Nanthida has issues with ruffians asking cover fee (ค่าคุ้มครอง) as she is going to visit her land. Hopefully Maen and his friends help her. During one evening, Sorapong shoots Rith in his nightclub but misses him. The two remaining movie reels end up here. This movie was not famous and is a kind of action / song movie (หนังเพลง).

จ้าวภูผา
จ้าวภูผา

Year: 1983

Thai title: จ้าวภูผา
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Nard Poowanai,Lak Apichat,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Pipop Pupinyo,Somkuan Krajangsat,Manop Aussawathep,Rith Luecha,Chat Mongkolchai,Pao Porapak,Kecha Plianvithee,Krailat Kriengkrai
Main actress: Sarinthip Siriwan,Sawitri Samiphak,Hatairat Amatavanich

Thai movie จ้าวภูผา was released in year 1983 and lasts 2h04mn. It was released under VHS format only. Phanum (Sorapong Chatree) is getting trained by teacher (อาจารย์) Pipop Pupinyo in a training camp located on a mountain. Phanum has stayed in the training camp for two years but he cannot remember who he is. A man called Chan, who brought him there, has disappeared already. He decides to leave the camp to enquiry on his past. He is now skilled enough in martial arts (ใช้ได้). He meets young lady Feui (สาวิตรี สามิภักดิ์) aggressed by three ruffians. Feui's brother is Lak Apichat. Fortune teller (หมอดู เทวดา) Feng (Prachuap Ruekyamdee) is also looking for Chan. Young lady Yeewa (ฤทัยรัตน์ อมตะวณิชย์), daughter of village headman Kwat (เจ้าพ่อใหญ่). Feui's Father is Somkuan Krajangsat. It seems that Chan has ennemies looking for him. Chan is currently working for village headman Kwat (Manop Aussawathep). Sarinthip Siriwan is playing Kwat's wife. Chat Mongkolchai is village headman's assistant. Today is Kwat's birthday celebration. Somebody offers an ominous gift (ของขวัญวันตาย), i.e. a coffin (โลงศพ). A hitman, offering a gift, shots Kwat three times. Phanum and Feng are arrested as suspected to be involved as they were not invited to the party. Lit (Rith Luecha) sent the killer in order to be the new village headman (กำนัน). Kwat survives as he was wearing a bullet jacket. Feng has to demonstrate his divine skills to show they are not involved in the murder tentative. The birthday celebration continues but during the evening Lit's ruffians bring the mess. Fighting (การต่อสู้) between Pao Porapak and Panum happens. Nakorn (Kecha Plianvithee) learns about Panum and send two hitmen to get rid of him and Chan. Chan is played by Nard Poowanai. Nakorn's ruffians are killed by Chan. Chan has to flee again. Two ruffians sent by Lit fail to shoot Panum. Panum is divided between Yeewa and Feui. Chan helps Panum and Feng attacked by ruffians while sending money to a wood sawmill. A master (อาจารย์) helps Panum to remember his real name as Ek. Nakorn is Ek's uncle. Ek was back from studying abroad. His father was killed (ถูกฆ่าตาย) and Ek lost memory while being injured. Thanks to master (อาจารย์), Ek recovers memory. Through the final, they storm the ruffians' place and all of them are shot. Unable to choose between Yeewa and Feui, Ek marries both of them!

เสือภูพาน
เสือภูพาน

Year: 1983

Thai title: เสือภูพาน
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Nard Poowanai,Pipop Pupinyo,Kecha Plianvithee,Lak Apichat,Rith Luecha
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Supansa Nuengpirom

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Thai movie เสือภูพาน was already released in year 1983 with another poster. This version was targeted for Thai provinces. Some investment was done with a new poster. Actors and movie director are updated (หนังรวมมิตรย้อมแมว). Similar to practices done by Lepso company, poster is changed and movie is maybe changed. It could be real movie เสือภูพาน or another one... It is a bit similar to Thai movie แผ่นดินเหล็ก, which was released again later under the name เสียงเพลงนักเลงโหด.

แหกนรกเวียดนาม
แหกนรกเวียดนาม

Year: 1983

Thai title: แหกนรกเวียดนาม
English title: Refugee

Rating: 3/5
Director: Toranong Srichua

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Manop Aussawathep,Lak Apichat,Krailat Kriengkrai,Kowit Wattanakul,Somsak Chaisongkram,Chaiyan Sorakrai
Main actress: Suriwan Suriyong

In South Vietnam, protests happen to ask for US GI departure. The movie takes place in 1975 when America was leaving Vietnam. During Vietnam war, Thailand sent soldiers to South Vietnam to support USA as a partner. Last Thai soldiers (including veteran actor Lak Apichat) are about to leave also but their leader called Cobra (Sorapong Chatree) need them to perform a last task. Cobra and his team get support from Susan, a south Vietnamese soldier. They need to extract Nai Pol from the airport. Nai Pol is an important prisoner (นักโทษสำคัญ). Thanks to Vietnamese uniforms (สหาย), they succeed to infiltrate the base and release the prisoner. Salambo (Suriwan Suriyong), daughter of Nai Pol, joins them. A boat is waiting to evacuate them from Vietnam but Vietnamese soldiers will not let them go so easily. Arrived at the beach, thousands of boat people try also to flee. Susan refuses to leave and dies there. Some boats with Vietnamese soldiers are following them. In the sea, they find 3 stranded people, a banker, a prostitute and a mercenary. To avoid being captured, they have to stop by an island and dynamite their boat to destroy the military boat chasing them. But they have no way to quit the island. Another Vietnamese boat with their tough leader (Manop Aussawathep) arrives on the island to chase the Thai soldiers. Traps are placed in the jungle. Communist soldiers are displayed as heartless, i.e. killing helpless villagers (Krailat Kriengkrai). Dissensions appear as the banker, the mercenary and the prostitute want to go their own way. Tension and stress happen in the humid jungle causing some Thai soldiers to become crazy and less aware of dangers. Vietnamese soldiers defeated America but Thai soldiers are not willing to die one by one. Pol has hidden some microfilms in his leg. It contains the list of Vietnamese sympathizers in Thailand. So it is very important to avoid Bangkok becoming another Saigon. It also contains proofs that USA considered sending a nuclear bomb on Hanoi. The movie ends with various harsh fightings between Thai soldiers and Vietnamese soldiers. Only a limited number of Thai soldiers leave the island alive. Movie แหกนรกเวียดนาม / Refugee is directed by Toranong Srichua, a Thai veteran director well known for his action movies. This movie had a 12M baht budget.

ดาวพระเสาร์
ดาวพระเสาร์

Year: 1982

Thai title: ดาวพระเสาร์
English title: The Big Deal

Rating: 4/5
Director: Dam Datsakorn

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Toon Hiransap,Pipop Pupinyo,Rith Luecha,Lak Apichat,Dam Datsakorn,Kecha Plianvithee
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Thitima Sangkapitak,Wiyada Umarin,Duangjai Hathaikarn

ดาวพระเสาร์ (The Big Deal) movie is gathering three main stars from 1980s decade, i.e. Sorapong Chatree, Toon Hiransap and Jarunee Sooksawad. This movie is mixing action and romance. An impressive bunch of 1970s-1980s famous Thai actors are participating. Dam Datsakorn, more known for his ruffian leader role, is also the director. Dao Prasao (Sorapong Chatree) is similar to a lonesome cowboy but he has a strong kick (ตีนแรง) whenever somebody is looking for troubles. Taen (Toon Hiransap) wishes to befriend with Dao Prasao. Taen is chased by Sing Manorom's ruffians but gets help from Dao Prasao. Taen gives him a bag with 100 000 baht as a reward. Taeng, Taen's fiancee, is promised to ruffian Sing Manorom so Taen has no wish to live anymore. The 100 000 baht were supposed to be used while fleeing with Taeng. Diaw Dai (Wiyada Umarin), prostitute with sincere heart, helps them to hide from the ruffians. Tuang (Rith Luecha) is her evil pimp and wishes to take revenge following Diaw Dai betrayal. Dao Prasao promises to help Taen. Taeng (Jarunee Sooksawad) is the daughter of sub- district headman (kamnan) called Yot. Dao Prasao arrives as a mysterious wedding gift giver in order to enter more easily in Yot’s house. Causing a fire during the wedding eve, Dao Prasao takes profit of the mess to flee with Taeng. He is injured while helping her. Despite a plot from Tuang, all succeed to escape the ruffians. Diaw Dai has some feelings for Dao Prasao. Some feelings start also between Taeng and Dao Prasao. His real name is Kata. He left his home as his fiancee married his father while he was studying abroad. Meanwhile while visiting Taen's home, Taeng discovers he has already a fiancee! In fact his father wants to force him to marry a high society lady called Kaew (Thitima Sangkapitak). Feeling sad, Taeng is finally captured again by the ruffians. Aware of this, Dao Prasao with close friend Dang's support raid the ruffians nightclub. Jarunee excels in Thai boxing skill-set and they succeed to escape. Taeng is disappointed by Taen as he doesn't dare to oppose his father to protect their love (อยู่ในอำนาจบารมีของพ่อ). He is not as courageous as Dao Prasao. Taen feels hurt by Taeng’s words. Chumporn, head of ruffians, is leading a prostitution ring. They capture many ladies including Taeng, Kaew, Diaw Dai to sell them to an international buyer. Tuang kills Diaw Dai as a revenge. Dao Prasao and Taen successfully release the ladies through fierce fights on moving trucks and through motorized acrobatics. Taen wishes to show he has courage also. Kaew is killed during the battle. Taen and Taeng are reunited. Dao Prasao leaves them and continues his life as a lonesome cowboy. Dao Prasao has accomplishes his mission as Taen and Taeng can be happy together now. An earlier version with Sombat Methanee was shot in 1970.

จ้าวนรก
จ้าวนรก

Year: 1982

Thai title: จ้าวนรก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Payoong Payakul

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lor Tok,Toon Hiransap,Kecha Plianvithee,Dam Datsakorn,Rith Luecha,Porjed Kaenpetch,Lak Apichat,Kowit Wattanakul,Pao Porapak,Paen Pleumsachai
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Wiyada Umarin,Thitima Sangkapitak,Reuthairat Amatawanit

Khongra (Sorapong Chatree) is relative (หลาน) of Am Su Ra Krai (Toon Hiransap). Khongra is coming to Phailom district to visit Am. Am's team, such as Wo (Lak Apichat), needs to carry guns as the area is full of ruffians (นักเลงบ้านนอก) such as Thaem (Porjed Kaenpetch). Mr Putr is accused to have stolen (ปล้นรถไถ) Am's tractor. Local ruffians forbid farmers to cultivate the fields but as Khongra dares to bring a tractor, he has no choice but to shoot them. Later on, he helps a young lady Chairon harassed by three ruffians. Chairon is living alone as her parents died already. Thaem is defeated by Khongra on one to one fight. Friendship starts between Thaem and Khongra. Godfather (เจ้าพ่อ) Bamjong (Kecha Plianvithee) wishes to recruit Khongra as he likes his style. Khongra discovers that the tractor was stolen by Mr Putr despite his disclaimer. Romance starts between Khongra and Chairon. All the illegal activities are handled by a local few godfathers including lady Sa (Aranya Namwong), Bamjong, Dam (Dam Datsakorn) and Reut (Rith Luecha). Chairon has been kidnapped and Khongra is ordered to leave the area within 24 hours. Meanwhile Khongra (เสียตัว) is also kidnapped by mysterious Amazons (Sopha played by Wiyada Umarin and Thitima Sangkapitak) but succeeds to escape. Gnoh (Kowit Wattanakul) is a policeman coming to arrest drug traffickers believed to be linked to local ruffians. Am, Khongra storm Putr's home to know where Chairon is. Before dying, Putr just says she is located at Beung Mai. While going to Beung Mai, they meet Sopha again. It is a trick to split Am, Wo and Khongra. In a fierce shooting, Wo is killed. Sa is suspected to have kidnapped Am. Khongra and Thaem are captured and imprisoned with Am. Chairon provides a hidden message but her behavior is noticed by the guard (ทรยศ). Chairon and Sopha are sentenced to death by Sa. Hopefully Khongra, who succeeds to escape, helps them on time. A festival for farmers is happening in Phailom district. Khongra is aware of the ruffians’ plan to intimidate farmers in order to finally possess the whole land in the area. Explosions happen during the festivities. Following various shootings and car chasing, all ruffians are killed or captured by Khongra, Am and police led by Gnoh. This Thai movie จ้าวนรก, directed by Payoong Payakul, is a typical 1980s action movie involving many key leading actors from decades 1970s-1980s.

เทพธิดาโรงงาน
เทพธิดาโรงงาน

Year: 1982

Thai title: เทพธิดาโรงงาน
English title: Factory angel

Rating: 5/5
Director: Yutthana Mookdasanit

Main actor: Kriengkrai Unhanan,Lak Apichat,Somchai Samipak,Krailat Kriengkrai
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Juree Osiri

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Oi (Jarunee Sooksawad) is leaving her village and is going to the city (กรุง) to find a work. Teum (Krailat Kriengkrai) proposes to help. After a long trip, they reach the textile factory (คนงานใหม่). Rangsan (Kriengkrai Unhanan) as factory manager (ผู้จัดการ) agrees to recruit Oi and her two friends. Rotchai is the factory controller (ห้าม, ไม่อนุญาต). Factory workers sleep in dormitory and share big bathroom. The factory manager seems to like Oi a lot. His parents are played by famous veteran actor Somchai Samipak and veteran actress Juree Osiri. Chalai is a high-so girl pushed by Rangsan's mother to marry her son. Working conditions are hard in the factory, i.e. hot and noisy environment. Japanese investors are visiting the factory. Yamada, the Japanese factory owner, wants Oi to represent the Thai factory in Japan as angel protector. Everybody is stunned by Oi's beauty when she wears traditional clothes. Molam song is used as soundtrack (สาวโรงงาน). Oi is split between her boyfriend waiting for her in Isan and the strong interest shown by the factory manager Rangsan. There is a contest in the factory similar to Songkran festival (ประกวด เทพธิดาโรงงาน or angel factory contest). Pa Chan, an old aunt (Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit), working there for twenty years, gets the title. A high society fair is organized by Rangsan's parents in their home. Oi is invited (สวัสดีปีใหม่). There is a contrast between western classical music used in high society part and Molam listened in the factory. But at the end the high society people (ผู้ดี) also push each other for the buffet. Lak Apichat is playing a house guard. The fair degenerates as Chalai denigrates Oi (คนบ้านนอก) and ends up with a bowl of food on the head. Rangsan refuses to punish Oi as she didn't behave badly in her job so the mother hires ruffians but they get pushed back thanks to the taxi driver Pen (อโนเชาว์ ยอดบุตร). Many countryside people have dreams when coming to Bangkok the first time (กรุงเทพเป็นเมืองฟ้า). Some workers end up working in sauna believing work is easier and getting fast money. Pa Chan loses conscience again while working. Despite being a worker dedicated for twenty years, she is finally thrown away like a dog (is it the reward for being a slave for twenty years?). A sign shows “Safety first” but no action is taken to help Pa Chan. Rangsan explains the gesture by being worried about syndicates and wish to avoid inspections as it could mean additional expenses. Oi rescues the old lady at her home. Oi is invited in Japan and shall be selected as factory angel representative. On the day of the announcement event, Pa Chan dies of sickness in Oi's arms. Oi makes a touching speech to the factory management complaining about their lack of humanity towards Pa Chan. She quits her job and goes back to Isan. Her boyfriend is on the way to Saudi Arabia to work there one year. She finds her father. Only family is source of trust and happiness. The movie เทพธิดาโรงงาน lasts 2 hours. It has been adapted into a Thai TV serie in year 2012.

ยอดหญิง ผู้ยิ่งใหญ่
ยอดหญิง ผู้ยิ่งใหญ่

Year: 1981

Thai title: ยอดหญิง ผู้ยิ่งใหญ่
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Yodchai Meksuwan,Kecha Plianvithee,Pipop Pupinyo,Lak Apichat,Boo Wibunnan,Thuam Thoranong,Paen Pleumsachai
Main actress: Wassana Sitthiweth,Piathip Kumwong,Duangcheewan Komolsen.Suphanee Jitthieng

Thai movie ยอดหญิง ผู้ยิ่งใหญ่ was released in year 1981. The version seen only lasts 1h05mn so too many scenes were cut making the storytelling bit weird. Boss (เจ้านาย) Bancha (Kecha Plianvithee) is trafficking weapons. Pipop Pupinyo is part of his team. A mysterious masked vigilante man, wearing black clothes, is trying to stop him. It is Nam (Sombat Methanee). A truck carrying weapons is stopped by Thai Police thanks to Nam. Nam warns Bancha but a fighting erupts with his tough guys. Nam gets help from a mysterious masked vigilante woman, wearing red clothes. Nam meets Nissa (Wassana Sitthiweth), daughter of the police head. Yot (Lak Apichat) helps Pat (Piathip Kumwong) kidnapped by ruffians. Ruffians kidnap Sia / เสี่ย Boo Wibunnan’s child and shoot him in the shoulder. Hopefully red and black masked vigilantes follow the car but get attacked by yellow masked men (องค์การสีเลือง). Two ladies Pat and Nissa (นกสองตัว) are captured by Bancha's team, who are preparing to betray Thailand. Yodchai Meksuwan and Darlin (Duangcheewan Komolsen), from Malaysia, are police members. Bancha threatens the police head to kill his daughter Nissa if their business is disrupted again. Nam simulates joining the yellow gang in order to be able to release the ladies. Nam cannot reach agreement so a one to one (ต่อสู้แบบลูกผู้ชาย) fight must happen. Police finally arrives. Pat sacrifices her life to save Nam. Lak helps to release Darlin, who is identified to be the mysterious red masked vigilante woman. All ruffians are captured or killed. The identity of the gang leader (ลืมชาติ) is then known... Other actors are เศกสิทธิ์, Suphanee Jitthieng,โดม สิงโมฬี, โกร่ง กางเกงแดง.

เจ้าพ่อภูเขียว
เจ้าพ่อภูเขียว

Year: 1981

Thai title: เจ้าพ่อภูเขียว
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Nard Poowanai,Kecha Plianvithee,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Duangjai Hathaikarn

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Palan Phuthai is coming back to Chayaphum area after having spent a few years in prison as a former hit man. During the bus trip, he becomes friend with the bus fare collector, who promises to present him his sister called Taew. Back in Chayaphum, things have changed. Following a dispute with a dishonest placement company sending Thai workers abroad, his mother and brother died. He has to take care of a small baby that he confides to the district officer's wife. The district officer knows that Palan has become a good person. Palan has arguments with the dishonest placement company as they take money from poor people and never send them abroad for work. The boss of the placement company is a local godfather called Kamthorn, who is also involved in illegal logging. Palan robs important documents from the placement company and even abducts Kamthorn's daughter, Busaba, to force him to stop his illegal activities. It fails as Palan has to exchange the small baby against Busaba. Taew become Palan's wife. Kamthorn tries to get rid of Palan and the district officer by using a hit man, former friend of Palan. Finally Kamthorn dies and Palan gives his gun back to the district officer as justice has won.

ไอ้เสียวหมัดสัง
ไอ้เสียวหมัดสัง

Year: 1981

Thai title: ไอ้เสียวหมัดสัง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Lak Apichat,Boo Wibunnan,Adul Dulyarat,Manop Aussawathep,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Rith Luecha
Main actress: Supansa Nuengpirom,Ampha Pusit,Chosri Misommon

Thai movie Ai Sio (ไอ้เสียวหมัดสัง) was released in year 1981 and lasts 2h03mn. Sio (Sombat Methanee) from Isan area is going to Bangkok for the first time to find a job. Some people promise him a fake job in Saraburi. They drug him with sedative pills (ยานอนหลับ) and steal his money. Sio speaks Isan language only. Sio finds the three men again and a fight erupts. Very strong, Sio kills them during the fight thanks to his strong punch. Sio ends up in jail with two other men, Lak Apichat and Boo Wibunnan, who are pickpockets. They become friends. Released from prison, Lak and Boo meet Phi Kang (Adul Dulyarat), who has serious issues with ruffians led by Boonchai (Manop Aussawathep) wishing to buy his garden. There are gems (พลอยแดง) in his garden soil. His children are Sayan Chantaraviboon, Supansa Nuengpirom and her elder sister played by Ampha Pusit. Sombat is having two roles in this movie, i.e. Sio and Sia! Sia Songsak is another local ruffian and his mother is played by Chosri Misommon. Some people confuse Sio and Sia. Sio has to punch people mistaking him as Sia. Sia finally finds Sio. Fighting erupts between both of them. Through the fight, Sio kills Sia due to his strong fist punch. Each time he gets hit below the stomach, Sio loses his temper. Afraid of being arrested by police again, both Sio and Boo leave for Chantaburi. Arriving there, they are involved in another fight and befriend with young men. Boo brings them to work with him. Sio likes fair justice (รักความยุติธรรม). Ruffians propose a 5 to 5 fight. Rith Luecha is one of the fighters. If they lose, they have to sell the garden. Thanks to Sio, they win. Trying a last solution, the ruffians kidnap the two daughters. Even Saran, now able to fight, joins them. Through final fighting, ruffians are neutralized. Sio is injured while protecting Supansa. US movie Rocky soundtrack is used.

ไอ้ค่อม
ไอ้ค่อม

Year: 1981

Thai title: ไอ้ค่อม
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Porjed Kaenpetch,Sor Asanajinda,Lak Apichat,Somsak Chaisongkram
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad

It has a scenario based on the tale "The beauty and the beast". An deformed man, hated by all, is helping an endangered young woman.

มือปืน กระดูกเหล็ก
มือปืน กระดูกเหล็ก

Year: 1981

Thai title: มือปืน กระดูกเหล็ก
English title: Iron Bone killer

Rating: 3/5
Director: Payoong Payakul

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Nard Poowanai,Dam Datsakorn,Porjed Kaenpetch,Lak Apichat,Phairoj Jaising,Sithao Petcharoen
Main actress: Thitima Sangkapitak,Supansa Nuengpirom,Moeifa

Thai movie Iron Bone killer / มือปืน กระดูกเหล็ก was released in year 1981. It is directed by famous action movie director Payoong Payakul. It lasts 1h56mn. While driving back from an underground casino, Kit Meka (Sorapong Chatree) finds a dead man lying on the road with a pod full of money. Kit gets shot and injured by two men but succeeds to flee after shooting them. Another car chases him. He takes refuge at a doctor's home but the ruffians do a rampage there. He finally ends up in a neighbouring house where a young enthusiastic lady welcomes him warmly. He leaves to go to funeral of his friend Phi Kamnan Pan. He meets Seua Tot (Nard Poowanai) and Moeifa there. Kit escapes to ruffians again and is rescued by a young lady called Pim. The ruffians' leader, Pho Luang (Dam Datsakorn), is upset that his men are not able to catch Kit named as มือปืน กระดูกเหล็ก so he has to be involved himself. Pho Luang's girlfriend is called Taorung (Thitima Sangkapitak). Porjed Kaenpetch, playing a policeman, is investigating on the ruffians' activities. Pim is the niece (หลานสาว) of Seua Tot. Lak Apichat is part of Seua Tot's team. Kit helps Tot betrayed by one of his teammates. Meanwhile Pim is disfigured and raped by Pho Luang's ruffians. Seua Tot promises revenge. Tot takes revenge on Pho Luang's mother. They also kidnap Pho Luang's wife Taorung and ask for 500 000 baht (ผู้นรก) ransom. Pho Luang and his men chase after them. They take refuge in a Christian village (หมู่บ้านศาสนา). Kit and Seua Tot's team diverge and split. Seua Tot’s team falls into an embuscade and Seua Tot is left for dead. Fed up to always been chasen, Kit decides to counterattack. Kit shoots Pho Luang's men and through a final fight, both Pho Luang and Kit fall from a cliff but only Kit survives. Ot (Phairoj Jaising) takes over Pho Luang’s illegal business. Some ruffians led by Ot try to kill Kit. Kit ends up facing the policeman Pat (Porjed Kaenpetch). Pat is former lover of Taorung and still loves her. Taorung’s heart is still split but promises forever love to Kit (ดวงเดียว). Meanwhile Kit only sees himself as a staff of Taorung. He meets Farung (Supansa Nuengpirom) and asks her father (Sithao Petcharoen) to teach him Thai boxing. Ot and his men decide to get rid of Kit. Pat chases the ruffians and ends up in a duel with Ot. Kit helps Pat before Ot can shot him. Seua Thot also saves Kit but dies, being shot by Ot. All ruffians being neutralized, Kit ends up with both Taorung and Farung.

ลูกสาวกำนัน
ลูกสาวกำนัน

Year: 1981

Thai title: ลูกสาวกำนัน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Toon Hiransap,Sombat Methanee,Lak Apichat,Boo Wibunnan
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Ampha Pusit,Thitima Sangkapitak

This funny movie is about Teng Mo, the daughter of a district officer.

กามนิต วาสิฎฐี
กามนิต วาสิฎฐี

Year: 1981

Thai title: กามนิต วาสิฎฐี
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Krung Srivilai,Manop Aussawathep,Lak Apichat,Settha Sirachaya
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Thitima Sangkapitak

It is about the love between the young people, Kamanit and Vasinee. It takes place in India 2000 years ago and features many songs. Coming back to his city, Kamanit is captured by outlaws. While pretending that Kamanit is dead, a fellow man convinces Vasinee's parents to give him her hand. Kamanit, who searched for the Buddha, hoping the Buddha would heal his broken heart. One night he met an old monk and sat talking to him all night because the monk seemed to be able to answer all of his questions. The next morning he bid farewell to the monk and continued in his search for the Buddha, without realizing that the monk he had been talking to all night was the Buddha himself. Even when he was gored to death by a bull, he still didn't realize who he had been speaking to.

บูญเพ็ง หีบเหล็ก
บูญเพ็ง หีบเหล็ก

Year: 1980

Thai title: บูญเพ็ง หีบเหล็ก
English title: The Magic Killer

Rating: 3/5
Director: Payoong Payakul

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Phairoj Jaising,Lak Apichat,Sithao Petcharoen
Main actress: Prissana Chabaprai,Suphanee Jitthieng

Boon Peng is a famous local spirit doctor (หมอชื่อเสียง) with known skills (เมตตามหานิยม, วิชา, วิเศษ). Boon Peng can see future and destiny (ชะตา, ดูจิต). Boon Peng and his clique take advantage of gullible people. Divorced ladies (แม่ม่าย) or young girls only visit him. One of them, Mae Na, disappeared. Thiu (Sombat Methanee) and lady Prin love each other but Prin's mother wants her daughter to marry Boon Peng. Mae Na's dead body is found by Thiu in a mysterious coffer (หีบเหล็ก) hidden close to the river. There is Mae Na's dead body in the chest. A Boon Peng's sbire was seen carrying the chest. Boon Peng's ruffians (ลูกน้อง) have arguments with Thiu, who distrusts Boon Peng. Thiu surveys what is happening around Boon Peng's House. Boon Peng asks to be Prin's fiance (คู่หมั้น). Boon Peng tries to use love potion (น้ำมันพราย) to win Prin's heart. Thiu becomes an adversary (รู้มากแล้ว). Prin cannot refuse as she needs to show gratitude (กตัญญู) to her mother. Boon Peng wants to accelerate the wedding date but Thiu decides to fight back (ต่อสู้สำหรับความรักของเรา). It is Thiu's real Love (ศักดิ์สิทธิ์) against Boon Peng's bad black magic. Meanwhile another Boon Peng's follower wishes to be her wife. Boon Peng has to kill her as she was threatening to announce their relationship to the whole village. The daughter is witness that her mother stopped at Boon Peng's house. Thiu arrests Boon Peng, who is condemned to death by decapitation. According to the legend swords couldn't cut his head (ดาบฟันไม่เข้า) until he accepts remorse (ชดใช้กรรม). This movie reminds of 1960s Thai horror movies ambiance mixing comedy and slight horror with frightening owl sounds. This movie is based on a real story, which happened during Rama VI period. A spirit doctor has many followers (ลูกศิษย์), who were mainly ladies. He killed some of them for their money and was throwing the bodies away hidden in a chest. He was finally captured and killed in 1919. A version of this story was done in 1967. Sombat Methanee was already the main actor.

สิงห์จ้าวพยัคฆ์
สิงห์จ้าวพยัคฆ์

Year: 1980

Thai title: สิงห์จ้าวพยัคฆ์
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Chaiyan Sorakrai,Dam Datsakorn,Rith Luecha,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Supansa Nuengpirom,Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng

Lek (Chaiyan Sorakrai) asks for his father's shares from Reuang (Dam Datsakorn). Following heated arguments, Reuang claims he cannot pay now and sent his ruffians (including Rith Luecha) to kill Lek. Lek succeeds to escape. Lek learns that Reuang is the one who kills his father and drowns his mother (Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng). Reuang and Lek's father are former business partners. Lak Apichat helps Lek to recover from his injuries. Before dying, Lek's mother asks him to find his younger brother as the same pendant was given to both children. Kao, Hong Kong art martial performer, is used by Reuang as a bait to carry diamonds. Mona (หมีเซียะ) is a Hong Kong police officer looking for proofs against Reuang. Pha (Supansa Nuengpirom), daughter of Reuang, doesn't like his father job as ruffian (นักเลง) so she flees from home. Reuang likes Kao's skills (เยี่ยมมาก / ฝีมือไม่เบา) so Kao is used as a hitman (มือสังหาร) to get rid of Lek. During the fighting, Lek and Kao realise they have the same pendant so are brothers. They try to storm Reuang home at nighttime but face strong opposition. How can Lek and Pha stay together as Lek has to take revenge on Reuang (ฉันจะทำอย่างไร)? Reuang uses money (สินน้ำใจ) to corrupt officials. The three heros (Lek, Kao and Lak)) disrupt Reuang’s business. Reuang hires Keng, a strong kung fu fighter to get rid of them. Despite losing to him, keng lets them ago as he is a former friend of their father. Finally they attack directly Reuang and succeed to capture him. Unwilling to forgive, they put some explosives in the small cabana (ผีเฝ้าที่นี่) and flee the police. They finally surrender three days later and get a fair trial. The movie lasts 1h49mn. This Thai action movie mixes Thai and Hong Kong actors / actresses.

วีรบุรุษหนองตากยา
วีรบุรุษหนองตากยา

Year: 1980

Thai title: วีรบุรุษหนองตากยา
English title: Hero of Nong Takaya

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Manop Aussawathep,Lak Apichat,Rith Luecha,Chat Mongkolchai,Boo Wibunnan
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol,Suphanee Jitthieng

Thai action movie วีรบุรุษหนองตากยา was released in year 1980. It features Sombat Methanee as main actor and Piyamas Monayakol as main actress. The movie is lost in Thailand but a 1mn30s trailer is still available. Other actors include Manop Aussawathep, Lak Apichat, Rith Luecha, Suphanee Jitthieng, Chat Mongkolchai, Boo Wibunnan. During the short trailer, a few sequences can be seen. They are related to some fightings involving Sombat, Manop playing a hitman again, ruffian leader played by Sing Milinsasai and scolding his teammates… A partial summary is still available. Boo Wibunnan is an influential man buying coercively sugar canes from local farmers but at a much lower price than the governmental prices. He is helped by local subdistrict headman Ying (Sing Milinsasai), who is a former ruffian leader. Sombat Methanee is a doctor working at the medical dispensary in Nong Takaya (นองตากยา) village. Seeing the ruffians bad behavior, the doctor decide to help the villagers.

นายฮ้อยทมิฬ
นายฮ้อยทมิฬ

Year: 1980

Thai title: นายฮ้อยทมิฬ
English title: Nai Hoi Tamin

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Sawin Sawangrat,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

It deals about the adventures of Thai cowboys sending cattle through Isan area to Nakhorn Ratchasima. Outlaws are waiting to steal the buffaloes. The "Nai Hoi" were historical local cattle merchants leading buffalos from Isan to the central regions of Thailand to sell them. This movie has an unique feature, i.e. actors use Isan language to speak. This movie highlights the life of rural people in Isan in historical times. A Thai TV serie based on the movie was shot in 2001.

ตะเคียนคะนอง
ตะเคียนคะนอง

Year: 1979

Thai title: ตะเคียนคะนอง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Lor Tok,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Ampha Pusit

A young woman is coming to her village to see her father. She announces him that you will soon marry with a Bangkok teacher. A tough guy, who is fond of her, rapes her and she dies. But her spirit is back and threatens villagers. The spirit looks for justice and wants to stay with the Bangkok teacher forever...

นรกแตก
นรกแตก

Year: 1979

Thai title: นรกแตก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Payoong Payakul

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Krung Srivilai,Phairoj Jaising,Dam Datsakorn,Kecha Plianvithee,Lak Apichat,Pipop Pupinyo,Boo Wibunnan,Phirapon Piyawan
Main actress: Nantana Ngao Krajang,Prissana Chabaprai,Duangcheewan Komolsen,Deuan Tem Salitul

Thai movie นรกแตก was released in year 1979. It features Sombat Methanee and Krung Srivilai. This action movie is lost in Thailand but a trailer lasting 1 minute 30 seconds is left to be seen. The short trailer shows Sombat (ยิ่ง มหายศ) receiving sacred tattoos from a famous monk from South of Thailand so giving him mystical power, a knife fight between Sombat and Dam. Other actors are Phairoj Jaising, Pipop Pupinyo, Dam Datsakorn, Duangcheewan Komolsen, Kecha Plianvithee, Lak Apichat, Nantana Ngao Krajang, Boo Wibunnan, Prissana Chabaprai. This movie was a mixed of action and mystic (หนังบู๊ผสมไสยศาสตร์) same as เสาร์ 5 (1976). There are ghosts (ผีดิบ) and pirates (โจรสลัด). Director was Phayung Phayakul (พยุง พยกุล). The main actress in this director’s movies is always his own wife, i.e. Prissana Chabaprai.

อวนดำ
อวนดำ

Year: 1979

Thai title: อวนดำ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Manop Aussawathep,Krung Srivilai,Phairoj Jaising,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Krai Kanchit,Sukon Koewliam,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Tanyarat Lohanan,Orasa Isarangkul,Tharika Thidathip

Thai movie อวนดำ was released in year 1979. 1h40mn is left to be seen. Lom (Sombat Methanee) is hired to protect the interests of a company involved in fishery in Mahachai. The owner’s daughter called Nori (Aranya Namwong) is concerned about Lom’s righteousness. The movie dares a scene with two actresses (including Orasa Isarangkul) kissing each other. Net (Manop Aussawathep) brings money to local mafia leader Prachuap Ruekyamdee. Bulam (Tanyarat Lohanan), selling soup, is upset with these two ladies. So she uses Net and his ruffians to bully the ladies (รังแกผู้หญิง). Lom (Sombat Methanee) being around kicks the ruffians. Net asks Lom for one to one fighting on the next day. Krai, Sukon Koewliam, Lak Apichat are part of Lom's team. Lom defeats Net and wins. Grand mother (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) takes care about the girls. While scuba diving, Nori finds some war weapons on an island. Ruffians, aware that Nori discovered their hidden hideaway, put a bomb in her boat but she escapes to death. Bulam is now bullied by the ruffians but this time, Don Manora (Krung Srivilai) helps her. To join Net's team, Don agrees to knock out Lom but he fails. Don flees with Bulam. Don wishes to meet นาย Prachuap as he wishes to work for him. At nighttime he investigates their warehouses and finds boxes full of M16 weapons. Prachuap is upset as his stock of weapons hidden on the island has disappeared. Simulating being a spirit doctor (หมอดู), Phairoj Jaising is visiting the ruffians site. He meets เสีย Prachuap's girlfriend (Tharika Thidathip). Jaising is undercover policeman. He is recognised and captured. Don succeeds to release him and flees with Bulam. The ruffians succeed to kidnap the ladies again. Fightings happen with the police. Ruffians are overcome. Net tries to flee with the van with the girls and runs over Prachuap. He finally crashes the van in a ravine causing his death and death of Bulam also. Nori finally understands that Lom, Don and Jaising are all policemen.

เสือภูเขา
เสือภูเขา

Year: 1979

Thai title: เสือภูเขา
English title: The Mountain Lion

Rating: 4/5
Director: Kom Akadej

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Manop Aussawathep,Rith Luecha,Lak Apichat,Dam Datsakorn,Chat Mongkolchai,Somsak Chaisongkram
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Nit Alisa

Lao Thong (Sorapong Chatree) is a Hmong leaving in Northern part of Thailand. He has a wife called Siew Fa and a young boy named Soo Noi. While he is away, his wife Siew Fa has been kidnapped by ruffians, who have been threatening the mountain villagers since years. Lao Thong's nickname is the Mountain Lion (เสือภูเขา) as he can run very fast. Lao Thong goes after the ruffians and find their camp. Their leader is Museudam. Lao Thong and Siew Fa have to kill Chayo, Museudam's brother, in order to escape from the ruffians' camp. They need to flee with their son from the Hmong village as Museudam seeks for revenge. Unfortunately Lao Thong and his family are captured by another ruffians group. Hopefully their leader, Cha Teun, is a former sergeant who knows well Lao Thong. Some ruffians believe they are undercover policemen so Lao Thong has to fight and defeat them to win his freedom. Opium trade has always been a huge traffic in Northern Thailand due to Golden Triangle (Burma, Laos and Thailand). Lao Pho (Lak Apichat) is a Hmong village working with the police border to neutralize local ruffian gangs. Cha Teun's gang is attacked by the Police. Cha Teun believes that Lao Thong is the traitor who warned the police. Then both gangs decide to take revenge over him. They decide to hire another Hmong as only a lion can catch a lion. His wife, Siew Fa, is injured. Na Cha (Jarunee Sooksawad), Lao Pho's sister, helps them. Museudam and Cha Teun try to hire Lao Pho (แมวไม่ฆ่าแมว) but to no avail. So Museudam kills Lao Pho's father and accuses Lao Thong so he suceeds to convince Lao Pho's to chase Lao Thong. Na Cha fights very well but is in fact a girl. Siew Fa finally kills herself to avoid being the one slowing her family down. Lao Thong takes revenge over the ruffians, who disband. The two ruffian groups even kill each other and only Cha Teun succeeds to flee as his own gang is wiped away. A love story starts between Lao Thong and Na Cha. Na Cha succeeds to convince her brother that the culprit is Museudam and not Lao Thong. Museudam kidnaps Lao Thong's son. Lao Thong, Cha Teun, Na Cha and Lao Pho storm the ruffians' campement. Ruffians are defeated but Lao Pho dies while protecting Lao Thong. The Mountain Lion is one of the most famous movies directed by Kom Akadej. It is shot within beautiful Thai northern landscapes. It was one of the few Thai movies dealing about Hmong community. The Mountain Lion - เสือภูเขา (1979) movie remains famous for its Kung Fu scenes. This film was one of the first to mix elaborate stunt work and well choreographed fight scenes.

เกวียนหัก
เกวียนหัก

Year: 1978

Thai title: เกวียนหัก
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Sor Asanajinda,Somphob Benjatikul,Dam Datsakorn,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Lak Apichat,Kecha Plianvithee,Sawin Sawangrat
Main actress: Nantana Ngao Krajang,Sarinthip Siriwan,Duangcheewan Komolsen

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Thai movie เกวียนหัก was released in year 1978 and lasts 1h26mn. The DVD picture is not sharp as the original 35mm film was certainly very damaged and incomplete. The DVD was released by Happy Home Entertainment in year 2014. Aunt Sarinthip Siriwan is taking care of her nephew Rien (Nantana Ngao Krajang), whose beauty impresses many men. She is just 16 years old and is the daughter of subdistrict headman Kecha (Kecha Plianvithee). น้อง Kuay (Duangcheewan Komolsen) likes Faeng but he prefers Rien. Sor (Sor Asanajinda) is the Faeng’s father. Taming (Dam Datsakorn) is a robber. Sayan Chantaraviboon and Lak Apichat are part of his team. Sawin Sawangrat is the village leader (ผู้ใหญ่). Today is an important day to perform good deeds at the Buddhist temple (ทำบุญที่วัด). Chan (Somphob Benjatikul) tries to seduce Krajang. Festival, dances, songs, fireworks do happen after the religious ceremony. Faeng wins a small contest similar to rocket festival (ประเพณีบุญบั้งไฟ) versus Chan. Faeng (Sorapong Chatree) loves Rien so it generates jealousy from other men in the village. While trying to kiss Rien, Faeng is injured by her to the arm by her spade (ไม่เสียหาย). During the night Taming robs some houses. Faeng is summoned to subdistrict headman's house. Faeng is accused to have joined Taming the night before to rob houses. Faeng has an injury at the arm so he must be culprit. Rien admits she was the one to injure Faeng (เรื่องปล้นหรือเรื่องปล้ำ) because he tried to kiss her. Kecha loses face in front of the villagers! Disappointed, Kuay enters in Faeng's room. He pities her and tells an old secret story about the village leader being the one robbing houses before. They almost become lovers but Faeng asks her to go back. Chan declares his love to Rien but she is not interested. He wishes to ask her hand to her father. Rien and Faeng love each other but the subdistrict headman forbids Faeng to meet his daughter again. The father shall bring her away on the next day. Faeng and Rien become lovers (รักเหมือนโจร). Taming promises to help. Faeng's father is found dead. Faeng storms the subdistrict headman's place as he believes he knows who is behind the murder. Fightings occurs and the village leader is killed. Faeng learns where Chan and Rien are heading. Love circumstances towards Rien push Faeng to become a ruffian. Fierce fightings happen when Taming, Faeng and the ruffians storm the convoy led by Chan. Faeng defeats Chan but Rien dies following her injuries caused by the cart (เกวียน) falling on her.

ด่านนรก
ด่านนรก

Year: 1978

Thai title: ด่านนรก
English title: Asian Connection

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Phairoj Jaising,Lak Apichat,Kecha Plianvithee,Dam Datsakorn,Manop Aussawathep,Phirapon Piyawan
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Pawana Chanajit,Sirikwan Nanthasiri,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit

Bombs happen in south of Thailand. Soldier Phukphan (Sombat Methanee) and policeman Phan (Phairoj Jaising) have to identify who is behind. Sangvien and his wife Nida (Sirikwan Nanthasiri) are owning a disco. They are suspecting to be involved in the bombing. Phukphan meets Sangvien (Dam Datsakorn) in his disco following a fight with his acolyte Wen (Lak Apichat) and is finally recruited. First task is to shoot a drug dealer but Phukphan just hits him slightly. Ruffian Malboro (Kecha Plianvithee) is coming from Indonesia with his two daughters Suriya (Pissamai Wilaisak) and Dara (Pawana Chanajit). New task given to Phukphan is to kidnap a politician. Phukphan’s double game is unmasked by Nida but she remains silent. The kidnapping fails as Phukphan, Phan and the police act on time. Malboro suspects there is betrayal (ทรยศ) inside Sangvien's team. Phukphan is uncovered. Malboro decides now to use his own daughters to plan. Oon, Phukphan’s girlfriend, is working in a club. Malboro’s ruffians chase Oon to know where Phukphan is living. The murder attempt on Phukphan fails. Following shopping in Siam Square, Dara and Suriya are chased by the police. They flee through a taxi and are finally rescued by Phukphan and Phan. Those two guys cannot resist trying seducing beautiful ladies. The secret organisation (องค์การ) kidnaps Mareusi, daughter of a politician, during her birthday party. It is the unique daughter of a rich politician of Thailand’s main party. The organisation retreats to their secret base and asks for a ransom. Wen changes side as he refuses to betray anymore his own country. Phukphan, Phan and the police invade the island. Multiple shootings happen during which Dara, SangVien, Nida and many ruffians lost their life. Malboro dies following a boat accident while fighting with Phukphan. There is a moralist nationalist ending as Wen, who helps Thai police, survives his injuries. Phukphan promises to marry Suriya. ด่านนรก (Asian Connection) is a typical 1970s Thai action movie involving Thai police and Thai army fighting against a mysterious international organisation threatening Thailand integrity.

อาณาจักรนักเลง
อาณาจักรนักเลง

Year: 1978

Thai title: อาณาจักรนักเลง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Lak Apichat,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Kecha Plianvithee,Nard Poowanai,Chat Mongkolchai,Pipop Pupinyo,Dam Datsakorn,Phairoj Jaising
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol,Duangcheewan Komolsen,Tanyarat Lohanan,Duangjai Hathaikarn

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Thai movie อาณาจักรนักเลง was released in year 1978. It lasts 1h54mn. Labeu (Sombat Methanee) is a policeman. He gets some help from Siaw (Lak Apichat) to capture ruffians. He gets framed by drug traffickers and ends up in jail. Policeman Kanchit (Kanchit Kwanpracha) is building a team including Somjing (Piyamas Monayakol) to fight traffickers. He asks to get Labeu in his team as he believes he is not guilty and it would be a redemption opportunity. Labeu is reluctant but as it is to neutralise a dangerous organisation and clean Thailand's bad reputation as drug trafficking platform, he finally accepts. Drug traffickers include the boss Decha (เจ้านาย - Kecha Plianvithee), Phi Ho (Dam Datsakorn), Chat Mongkolchai, Pipop Pupinyo, Suriya Chinaphan and Duangcheewan Komolsen as secretary. Police team includes Nard Poowanai, Kanchit (Kanchit Kwanpracha), Somjing (Piyamas Monayakol), Gnamta (Tanyarat Lohanan), Labeu (Sombat Methanee). Decha is aware that Labeu has been released. Yousuf is killed in his jail (กุญแจดอกสำคัญ) before being able to share information. Drugs traffickers shall not be underestimated. Ruffians try to stop Labeu but he is now using similar ways as them (grenade...) as he is no longer an official police inspector. Drug ends up in seaport Sri Racha. Phairoj is working as an informant with whoever pays him. Interpol works with Thai people. Pinyo shots one of the foreign policeman. Labeu succeeds to get Kwan's agenda. Kwan (Duangjai Hathaikarn)(หลานสาว), Decha's relative, is captured by Labeu while inspecting a wagon supposed to contain drugs. Money exchange is proposed. Labeu acts like a ruffian now. Phairoj Jaising (อาชีพขายขาว) gives free information to Gnamta as he despises drugs which made his brother die. Decha kills Duangchiwan being unfaithful with Phairoj. Decha killed Kwan's real father many years ago to take over the business. Decha refuses to share the drugs money benefits with his colleagues and imprisons them. Getting back Kwan, he takes refuge in a hidden maze but it gets storms by Labeu and the police. Decha is killed by Apichat. The drugs gang is annihilated and Labeu reinserted in the police as officer (สารวัตร).

สิงห์สั่งป่า
สิงห์สั่งป่า

Year: 1978

Thai title: สิงห์สั่งป่า
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Krung Srivilai,Chanee Yotchai,Kecha Plianvithee,Dam Datsakorn,Lak Apichat,Pipop Pupinyo,Choomporn Theppitak,Lor Tok,Chat Mongkolchai,Pumi Patanayut
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Piyamas Monayakol,Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng,Duangcheewan Komolsen

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Thai movie สิงห์สั่งป่า was released in year 1978. The movie lasts 1h47mn. Sing (Sombat Methanee) helps Pukong (ผู้กอง) Palee aggressed in the train by Chanee Yotchai and other ruffians. Sing goes home in his village Thung Kla as he hasn't seen his mother for years but his home has been robbed and burnt. Anan (Kecha Plianvithee) is the local ruffians' leader. The subdistrict headman (กำนัน) and the police headman are corrupted by Anan. Seua Thong (Dam Datsakorn) is his close hand doing the dirty job. Mae Chom (Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng), restaurant owner and wife of Anan, encourages Sing to sell his mother's land. Sing meets Tap (Lak Apichat) and Duangcheewan Komolsen, who tell him the difficulties faced by villagers. Pipop Pupinyo is a small ruffians' leader. Chen (Krung Srivalai) is visiting a friend in Thung Kla. He meets Oon (Naowarat Yooktanun), daughter of Anan. Chen knocks out Pipop. Sing's car explodes. It looks like somebody wants to get rid of him. Sing ends up in jail after shooting two ruffians including Chanee. Choomporn Theppitak, as head of police, orders to transfer him to prison. Lor Tok, Chat Mongkolchai, Dao (Piyamas Monayakol) prepare a plan to release one of their inmate colleagues. Seua Dao helps a prisoner so Sing takes opportunity to flee also. Anan is upset as he was planning to have Sing killed during the transportation but his plan foils. Chen and Sing are friends but nobody knows it. A drug and money exchange is planned by Anan and shall be managed by Seua Thong. But the plan is foiled also as Sing and Seua Dao intervene. Chen is suspected to have warned them. Chen is tortured by Anan as he betrayed him. Sing and Tap successfully release him. Only one song is featured in this movie. Somebody from Bangkok insinuates that Seua Thong shall replace Anan. It fails. Finally Sing, Tap and Chen storm Seua Tong's place. Ruffians are killed and Seua Thong dies following a speed boat race. The same team now storms Anan's place. About to kill Anan, Sing listens to Mae Chom and Oon and spares Anan's life. Anan is arrested by Pukong Palee.

มหาหิน
มหาหิน

Year: 1978

Thai title: มหาหิน
English title: Maha Hin

Rating: 5/5
Director: Kom Akadej

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sukon Koewliam,Adinan Singhiran,Sawin Sawangrat,Pipop Pupinyo,Phairoj Jaising,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Lak Apichat,Dam Datsakorn,Rith Luecha,Kecha Plianvithee,Manop Aussawathep,Kom Akadej
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol,Wiyada Umarin

Hin (Sombat Methanee) is a monk. One day he receives a letter from his younger niece announcing that his parents have been killed by ruffians, their house burnt and cattle stolen. Hin finally disrobes (ศึก). After so many years as monk, only a few people recognize him, i.e. Lung Kiaw (Sukon Koewliam) and his former teacher (Adinan Singhiran). Sombat Methanee shaved his head for this movie. Hin still behaves like a monk, speaks like a monk (โยม), carry his umbrella and stay calm but sometimes it is too much to endure and ruffians get smashed! Subdistrict headman Loi (Sawin Sawangrat) is now living on the land belonging to Hin's relatives. He is always protected by a bunch of ruffians including Pipop Pupinyo. Fon (Piyamas Monayakol) is the daughter of subdistrict headman Loi. Lom (Phairoj Jaising), Hin’s former classmate, is the son of subdistrict headman Loi. Phi Saen (Kanchit Kwanpracha) takes care of Neung and Sai, Hin's nephews. Ang (Lak Apichat) always follows Hin to help him. Lom’s girlfriend is called Chada (Wiyada Umarin) and is the daughter of Pho Lieng. Hin just wants to take care of his nephews and not bring trouble regarding the land (ผมมาดี). A new house is built and vegetables are planted. Hin wears colorful shirts (สีแปลกๆ). On the way to sell the corn, Hin's truck is stolen and Hin is beaten. Dam Datsakorn and Rith Luecha are the ones behind. They are Pho Lieng’s faithful lieutenants! As Hin is at hospital, Rith kidnaps Sai. Ruffians fail to kill Hin at the hospital so he is aware through Neung and Fon. Pho Lieng (Kecha Plianvithee), the big boss, wishes to marry Fon but Loi knows his daughter will never accept. Seua Tim (Manop Aussawathep) is seen with Pho Lieng but keeps his independence. Hin finds Sai but it is too late as she has been raped and killed. Hin has to forget his previous Buddhist vows (เรื่องคนชั่ว) to take revenge. Hin reuses the chain that was used to kill Sai in order to hit the ruffians. Fierceful fights happen between Hin and Rith / Dam in an underground casino. Despite Hin winning, Pho Lieng orders the ruffians to kill Hin but Seua Tim forbids as guns are not allowed in his casino. Hin kidnaps Fon to bring trouble to Kamnan Loi. Pho lieng orders to kill Subdistrict headman Loi as this latter refuses to enter in a bigger scale of corruption (แบ่งกันกินแบ่งกันใช่). Lom and Fon believes the murderer is Hin. Finally Seua Tim explains the truth to them. Justice happens and all the ruffians are killed. Hin leaves as a lonely cowboy. Movie Maha Hin (มหาหิน) was released in year 1978 and directed by famous action movies director Kom Akadej (เจ้าพ่อหนังบู๊เมืองไทย).This movie really features a big bunches of major actors during decade 1970s.

บุษบาก๋ากั่น
บุษบาก๋ากั่น

Year: 1978

Thai title: บุษบาก๋ากั่น
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Lak Apichat,Juk Mahachai,Pinyo Parnnui,Chat Mongkolchai
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

Young lady Thep is witness of a robbing and murder of a businessman. Two ruffians fail to silence her as she is able to fight back. By trying to help, she finds herself accused of the murder. She is living with her sick mother. Nathuan, the stepfather, is a lazy man, who only drinks alcohol, plays card and despises Thep. Thep has to flee from her home to avoid being captured by the police. She finds refuge in a slum community. She is welcomed in a group of youngsters selling newspapers. They name her Suey (สวย - beautiful). She accepts to be the elder (พี่) and take care about the younger (น้อง). One of the ruffians, Pen, has a sick mother also. They planned to rob the businessman money as his girlfriend Orathai told them he should withdraw 500 000 Baht on that day. Only 5 000 baht were found but newspapers announces that 10 millions have disappeared. They believe money is with Thep so look for her in Bangkok. Her new friends kindly ((น้ำใจ) give their money to cure her mother. She has to flee the ruffians and take refuge in a fashion designer shop. The businessman was finally only injured. He lied about the money to cause trouble inside ruffians team. His son, Phetchaboon, doesn't like his new step mother. He is right as she is involved in the robbing tentative. The son Phetchaboon chases Suey as he wants to catch those who tried to kill his father. There is a fire in the slum. Their home is burnt. Phetchaboon welcomes the group in his home and also accepts Suey's mother. While going to the slum to fetch her mother back home, there is a fight with Nathuan and the mother is killed. Meanwhile Suey’s friends are kidnapped by the ruffians. Pen refuses to join a jewelry robbery. Pen is confused as he needs money to cure his mother but promised to her to be a good man. The ruffians leader Pralit kills his mother as a revenge. Suey recognizes Pen in the street. She catches him with Petchaboon. He tells them where her friends are held prisoners. Suey releases him as he has become a good man but it is too late for his mum. During a feast organized by the businessman, the ruffians open the safe. Aware of the plan, Suey, Petchaboon, Pen and the friends stop them from escaping. Orathai is dismissed and Pen takes revenge over Pralit regarding his mother murder. The movie ends with many happy weddings. The main actor is Juk Mahachai (จักร มหาชัย), who seems to have had a short cinematographic career in 1970s.

ไอ้ขุนทอง
ไอ้ขุนทอง

Year: 1978

Thai title: ไอ้ขุนทอง
English title:

Rating: 5/5
Director: Charin Nantanakorn

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Krai Kanchit,Boo Wibunnan
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol,Petchara Chaowarat,Rewadee Pattaphong

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Kun Thong's mother is Mae Kaew (Petchara Chaowarat) but he has no father. Mae Kaew refuses to mention who the father is. Kun Thong's mother is very religious oriented (ทำบุญ). Other children such as Saen (Lak Apichat) scold him about the lack of father. Only young girl Phikun (Piyamas Monayakol) protects him. Years have passed. Phikun is the village headman’s daughter (พ่อกำนัน). Saen is the son of a local rich influential man. Kun Thong (Sorapong Chatree) is a poor farmer. Romance is happening between Phikhun and Kunthong. Phikhun believes in kindness (ทำดีได้ดี). Kunthong helps Phikhun during the sacred cloth ceremony around the village chedi (ผ้าห่มพระธาตุ). Saen is jealous about Kunthong. Petchara recommends her son not to have hope about a wedding with Phikhun as he is poor. One day Kunthong helps a young lady called Than being aggressed by ruffians. As Than has no place to go as being sold by her family, Mae Kaew shelters her in her home. At night, while Kunthong and Than are away, Mae Kaew is aggressed by Saen and his ruffians. She losts her sight. She only remembers her aggressor wears a big specific ring. She doesn't have any enemies except Seua Yoi who killed her husband twenty years ago following cards debts. Kunthong wishes to buy eye medicine to a local doctor but pricing argument degenerates into a fight with the doctor's son, who is killed by accident (Krai Kanchit). Kunthong has to flee. Saen wishes to arrest Kunthong. Meanwhile Kunthong is looking for Seua Yoi to kill him. Nowadays Seua Yoi has become a solitary monk in a cave to expiate his past mistakes. He is not the one who hurts his mother. Kunthong misses his mum but finally becomes a thief (กรรมของเขา) but a Robin Hood like as he is only stealing from dishonest people. One day Kunthong has to kill a son in front of his mother to protect himself. He has hard feelings thinking about his own mum. Than has leper (โรคติดต่อ). Kunthong decides stopping being a thief. He gets smacked by Phikhun as he doesn't care about his mum. The one taking full care is Than despite Mae Kaew is not her mother. An engagement is arranged between Phikhun and Saen (ขันหมาก). Phikhun's father forbids her to visit Mae Kaew anymore. Mae Kaew recovers sight thanks to the eye medicine given by Kunthong (แม่มองเห็นแล้ว). Kunthong is aware of the engagement. On the evening, Phikhun disappears with Kunthong. Farmers including Mae Kaew are then expropriated. Their houses are burnt. Than is left behind due to her decease. Than dies in Kunthong's arms but has time to relate the ring story. Through a suspense final, Kunthong and Phikhun surrender to the village headman but Kunthong gets shot by Saen. Only injured, Kunthong shots back Saen. The village headman's thugs shot deadly Kunthong and Phikhun is caught in the crossfire. They die in each other arms. Both Mae Kaew and the village headman feel the pain of losing their child. This movie is really about love for mothers. It is also a tragedy as in real life Petchara Chaowarat became blind a few months after this movie released in 1978. It was her last movie.

แม่ดอกกัญชา
แม่ดอกกัญชา

Year: 1977

Thai title: แม่ดอกกัญชา
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Dokdin Kanyaman

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Dokdin Kanyaman,Choomporn Theppitak,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Lak Apichat,Suriya Chinaphan
Main actress: Mayura Thanabutr

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Yuak (Dokdin Kanyaman) is involved in a shooting with police. He is part of a drug gang selling cannabis (กัญชา) hidden in garlands sold by kids. Yuak is finally arrested and spends 6 years in jail. His release happens just during Songkran period. His relative has taken care of his now grown-up niece, Klong (Mayura Thanabutr) (เด็กสลัม). Local policeman warns Yuak (หม้าว้ด) to beware of any misconduct if he doesn't want to go to jail again. Klong's mother Kae Son has left and stopped sending money to her. The mother went to live with a ruffian called Rot (Choomporn Theppitak). He is a violent man stealing Klong's school fee. Rot is now involved in cannabis traffic also and has a new wife. While Yuak, Klong and Songthai (Suriya Chinaphan) are playing music, police arrests some drug traffickers nearby. Afraid of police, Yuak flees in front of inspector Pheung's (Sombat Methanee) despite being innocent. They are arrested and then released but Pheung gets scolded by Klong. Prachuap (Prachuap Ruekyamdee) is a doctor fighting drug usage. He is the father of one of Klong's best friend, Phanit. Pheung is Phanit's brother. Pheung's girlfriend, Chat, dislikes immediately Klong as she is having a famous family name (สกุล) which is improbable as being a poor girl from slum (สลัม). Klong and Yai have issues with Rot and it ends up at the police station but Rot flees before as he is involved in narcotics. Yai is severely sick. Klong has no money to cure her so one of her friends in the slum sacrifices herself with men to find the money. Following an advice from Yuak, it is discovered that Chaiyut (Lak Apichat), Chat’s secret lover, is involved in drug trafficking with Rot. Following gunfight with Pheung, Rot is shot. Chatchai, Phanit's boyfriend, is also involved in the traffic. Songthai helps Phanit to flee from Chatchai. Phanit and her friends are addicted so a detoxification is needed with special herbs tea by Yuak. Prachuap hits Songthai believing he mistreated his daughter. It is a weird situation as despite having a father fighting against drug usage, a policeman brother fighting against traffickers, Phanit is still a drug addict. Prachuap finds that Klong is the lost granddaughter (หลาน) of a rich heiress. Romance starts between Klong and Pheung. The old lady caused Klong's parents to split up as she couldn't accept a poor maiden for her son. So knowing this, Klong leaves her being very angry. Pheung understands Klong’s kindness versus Chat’s selfishness. Meanwhile Chat organises the kidnapping of the old lady. Klong and Pheung help on different side to neutralize Chaiyut and his team. The old lady is freed. Ruffians are shot by Pheung. Happiness can resume in the family. Dokdin's movie แม่ดอกกัญชา is a high criticism of usage of cannabis in Thai society, either in poor neighborhood or either high society. Cannabis sinners are shown on a torn tree (Buddhist symbolism). Dokdin’s movie highlights drug traffic, prostitution and drug taking in slums. As usual, Dokdin movie mixes comedy, romance and action.

ทางเสือผ่าน
ทางเสือผ่าน

Year: 1977

Thai title: ทางเสือผ่าน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Choomporn Theppitak

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Nard Poowanai,Sorapong Chatree,Pipop Pupinyo,Lak Apichat,Dam Datsakorn,Kecha Plianvithee,Chat Mongkolchai,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Choomporn Theppitak
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol,Naiyana Shewanan

Krieng (เกรียง - Krung Srivilai) and Krai (ไกร - Sorapong Chatree) are brothers. They have a sister called Kaew. The third brother is away. They are part of a poor family and their father is sick. Ruffians are terrorising the local villagers (ปล้อนบ้าน). Krieng and Krai want to report a killing (แจ้งความ) to the village headman but he is out of town. The village headman has two children, Sarapee and her brother Han (หาญ - Dam Datsakorn). Han uses a lot of bad influence (อิทธิพล) and is always accompanied by ruffians. Han is committing extortion under the name of Seua Hin (เสืออินทร์). Sarapee is Krieng's love. Some villagers refuse to sell their land to Boonthong (บุญทอง), a local rich businessman. Boonthong is using Han to push them. He has a beautiful daughter called Angkap (อังกาบ - Piyamas Monayakol). Angkap is Krai's love (นางฟ้ามาแล้ว). Han doesn't appreciate his sister to go out with Krieng so this one is beaten by ruffians. Han also loves Angkap. Han is collaborating with Boonthong. Angkap is promised by her father to Han. The third son, Kan (กาญจน์), played by Nard Poowanai, is back. While Krieng and Krai are working in the fields, Kaew and the father are killed. The three brothers are looking for revenge. The village headman is not aware that his son is smuggling with Boonthong. Ket (เกตุ – Lak Apichat) is one of Han’s ruffians but he has a nice heart and always warns Angkap if something fishy is under preparation. Han is always looking for arguments with Krieng even during a temple fair. Han uses Ket to shoot Krai in the back while performing Thai folk dance (รำวง) as he is jealous of his relation with Angkap. Ket is playing double game as a fake bullet is used to shoot Krai. Ket warns Angkap that Han plans a night attack to get rid of Krai. Warned by Angkap, the three brothers prepare a surprise for Han and his ruffians. The ruffians fall in a trap and only Han and a few guys escape death. Han takes revenge over Ket by raping and killing his wife. Ket recognizes that Han’s missing short button is the one he found near his wife’s dead body. Following fist fights and car motorbike chase between Ket and Han, Han finally succeeds to flee. Han kills Boonthong to get his money and recruits more mercenaries. The three brothers and Ket are ready to fight back but they need to face 50 ruffians having M16 guns. Police lead by Mot is coming to help. Ruffians take Sarapee as hostage. A final face to face between the father and Han, the ruffian son, happens. Following a misunderstanding the village headman shoots his own son. Ket also dies. It is moralist ending. Ket is an unknown hero and law remains stronger than filial bonds. It is a 2h03mn movie. This movie features the new 1970s generation of Thai leading actors, i.e. Krung, Sorapong, Nard (สามพระเอกผู้ยิ่งใหญ่).

ลูกขวาน
ลูกขวาน

Year: 1977

Thai title: ลูกขวาน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Kom Akadej

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Kom Akadej,Dam Datsakorn,Choomporn Theppitak,Sahat Piempongsan,Kecha Plianvithee,Krai Kanchit,Chat Mongkolchai,Lak Apichat,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Kamthorn Suwanpiyasiri,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Manop Aussawathep,Pipop Pupinyo,Somsak Chaisongkram,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Chana Sriubon
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng,Metta Roongrat,Rewadee Pattaphong

ลูกขวาน is a Thai movie released in year 1977. It lasts 1h54mn. This action movie, directed by director Kom Akadej, features a great bunch of Thai actors. Sing A (Sombat Methanee) arrives too late as his father Nae Klam died already. His father was a big mafia boss (นักเลง) so smaller bosses (Chun - Dam Datsakorn, Kam - Choomporn Theppitak, Pon - Sahat Piempongsan, Krong - Kanchit Kwanpracha) want to become the leader instead. The movie features fighting between those smaller bosses in order to become the big boss. Back from overseas, Sing A is welcomed by KoLit (Kecha Plianvithee) and by his mother (Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng). Krai Kanchit challenges Sing A but as he is defeated, he finally joins Sing A's team. Ruffians are using axes (ขวาน) for fighting so giving the movie name, i.e. ลูกขวาน, "axe child". Many groups want to get rid of Sing A. Prachom (Lak Apichat) gives a hand to Sing A aggressed by motorbikes on the beach. Kam (Choomporn Theppitak), married to Metta Roongrat, is one of the small leader wanting to kill Sing A. Nop (Kamthorn Suwanpiyasiri) and Sai (Prachuap Ruekyamdee) are close friends with Sing A. Sing A finally sympathizes with Nolee (Aranya Namwong), daughter of Nop. Phi Pon (Sahat Piempongsan) and his team start hostilities and take over a mine. Mek (Chana Sriubon) and Wan are having a love affair. Tan (Manop Aussawathep) orders to kill Sing A. KoLit and Mek defeat Pipop Pupinyo and his guys trying to enter in their ranch. Krong is shot and injured by another gang. Tan refuses to work with Phi Pon (ขายหน้า). Chat Mongkolchai and his ruffians attack Mek's house but get defeated by KoLit and Mek following a long boat race. Wedding is happening between Mek and Wan. Chun is looking for troubles during the wedding but gets punched by Sing A. Tan is burnt in his car by Phi Pon's team and becomes blind. As a revenge, Phi Pon gets killed by Kanchit. Tan relearns to shoot using his ears instead of eyes. Pinyo and his ruffians kill Sing A's mother but get axed by KoLit and Mek. Kam is arrested by the police. Aranya has a cancer but Sing A still wishes to marry her. Tan takes his revenge over those who caused the fire making him blind. All mafia leaders are now out of the game except Chun. A feast is organized but Chun's ruffians (Somsak Chaisongkram) are bringing a mess. Honor needs to be washed with blood (เลือดต้องล้างกับเลือด). Chun's house is stormed and Chun himself is killed but remaining people including Sing A get caught by police. This Kom Akadej's movie is a non stop action movie featuring around twenty key actors / actresses from decade 1970s.

หนักแผ่นดิน
หนักแผ่นดิน

Year: 1977

Thai title: หนักแผ่นดิน
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Sombat Methanee

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Lak Apichat,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Naiyana Shewanan,Tasawan Saneewong

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Ruffians attack a bus and put fire into it. Hopefully military can help on time but some passengers die. Who was behind the ruffians? A local villager Chat is having financial difficulties. Nemana and Data, owners of the local sawmills, lend money to poor people with high interest. Chat bought a truck. He is close friend with Tai (Sombat Methanee), who is a village scout (ลูกเสือชาวบ้าน). The Village scouts was a right-wing group sponsored by the King and Queen of Thailand to promote national unity in 1970s. Villagers are helping each other. Due to debts (หนี้) Chat needs to give his rice fresh crop to Nemana. Poor (จน) people just work for the rich! Nemana gives him back the truck against his wife’s rice fields guarantee and allows him to cut trees in forest. He befriends with Prachan, who is Nemana’s close associate. Despite Nemana's promise, some other ruffians try to catch Chat so he has to fight back for his life. As he shots two men, he has to flee to Bangkok. They lie to him as the ruffians are not dead. He is driving a taxi in Bangkok. He gets framed by Prachan who puts drugs in his car (เล่นละคร) in order to increase Chat’s dependence to him as Chat needs to pay back his gratitude. He accepts to join their team. Nuan and Tai marry. Chat, due to easy money and lust, forgets his pregnant wife Bua (กรุงเทพสวรรค์คนมี นรกคนจน, คนลืมตัว). Back to the village Chat complains about the corruption of officials and how to benefit from it! Tai wishes to fight against this corruption that is bad for the country, fight against the bad parliament members. Tai and Chat disagree so fight (คนโทรยศแผ่นดิน). Nemana and Tai have a disagreement regarding rice selling. Tai pushes his democratic concept as villagers can sell to anybody (สหาย). It is democracy versus communism. Nemana proposes to share power and influence (แบ่งอำนาจ). As Tai refuses, they kidnap Nuan, his wife, who is teacher in order to force Tai to join them. Tai refuses their ultimatum and decides to act at nighttime. Faced to a Buddha statue, Tai prays in front of the Thai King and Queen pictures. Thai Buddhism, the monarchy and the nation were high symbols against Communism in 1970s. Patriotic songs are played in the background (รักชาติ). Tai has to use a floating wing similar to a hang-glider to enter silently their camp. He succeeds to release Nuan but they are captured while trying to escape from the camp. Chat's mother dies on a mine while trying to convince her son (คนขายชาติ) to release Tai. Through his treachery he loses his mother (สร้างกรรม). He changes side so frees Tai and Nuan. Chat dies while holding the Thai flag. Tai takes over the Thai flag. Meanwhile villagers holding Thai flags and singing patriotic songs go towards the camp. Thai army is joining them. The ruffians are defeated and some of them injured or killed. Through high compassion, soldiers give help and priority to treat them. Tai successfully removes the red (communist) flag and replaces it by the Thai flag generating cheers and dances. The song “Nak Phaendin” was released in 1975. It is was a patriotic song (เพลงปลุกใจ) against the communist influence (คอมมิวนิสต์). During 1975-1980 years, Thailand was surrounded by Communist countries (Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam) and was at high risk to fall also. This movie from an historical point of view shows nicely this trouble period and how the government propaganda was done.

ล่า
ล่า

Year: 1977

Thai title: ล่า
English title: The Hunter

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Somsak Chaisongkram,Somphob Benjatikul,Pinyo Parnnui,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Wiyada Umarin,Lalana Sulawan,Metta Roongrat

A group of ruffians (Pinyo Parnnui) indulging in drugs and alcohol is terrorizing a slum. Mateson (Aranya Namwong) is married to Atisak. They have child called Pheung (Lalana Sulawan). Atisak has a mistress so Mateson has no choice but to divorce. The house remains under Atisak's name as she made the mistake to give him money in order for her parents to believe he was a richer bachelor (ผู้อุปถัมภ์). They have to move in a slum to get cheap rent. They get some support from their aunt (Metta Roongrat). Mateson is looking for a job. Karucha (Sombat Methanee) interviews her. Hearing the unfair rumors on Mateson, he decides to recruit her. Karucha has also a daughter. A fight happens between Karucha and Atisak as they meet in a restaurant. Police, led by police inspector Lak Apichat, is looking for evidence that the ruffians are selling drugs in the slum. Karucha wishes to marry Mateson but she refuses. Meanwhile police shoots the ruffians. Their leader, injured, consigns a bag of heroin to Pheung. When Mateson is back, drug is given to police. Ruffians promises to take revenge on the mother and the daughter. Police is looking after their house. One evening as Karucha couldn't send them back home as his daughter has to be sent to hospital, they get caught in a serious storm and the ruffians catch them inside the slum as the taxi refuses to go up to their home. Both get raped. Mateson still refuses to go in Karucha's home. Pheung remains in a shocked state despite support of the doctor (Wiyada Umarin). The ruffians get released later. Mateson decides to take revenge by herself as men never take responsibility. She frames Atisak in a trap by disguising herself as a black prostitute. Atisak's new girlfriend, being jealous, shoots him. She learns how to make up well. She then shots three ruffians by attracting one of them by playing a junky. All those killings start to have an impact on Mateson's spirit. People start to make a link between the ruffians killings one by one and the number of dolls given to the daughter. Killing happen in atrocious ways such as acid and cut by a train on railway. Two are left, i.e. the leader Yong (Somsak Chaisongkram) and Paew (Somphob Benjatikul). Paew discovers that she is Mateson but finally all die. Mateson has become crazy. She succeeds to kill them one by one but her eager wish to take vengeance leads her to madness. This 2h10mn movie was produced by ChatriChalerm Yukol.

เมืองอลเวง
เมืองอลเวง

Year: 1977

Thai title: เมืองอลเวง
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director: Choomporn Theppitak

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Dam Datsakorn,Lak Apichat,Settha Sirachaya,Sithao Petcharoen
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol

A young company owner is fed up with life. He is rich and successful but doesn't have real friends. People are only interested in his money. He decides to quit his life and to become a beggar in order to have more freedom. Being a beggar, he meets new friends and become a gardener. Unfortunately a mafia gang is looking for all beggars in the district in order to find him and ask for a ransom. His new friends will help him.

ไอ้แมงดา
ไอ้แมงดา

Year: 1976

Thai title: ไอ้แมงดา
English title: The Bug Man

Rating: 3/5
Director: Chai Meekunsut

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Sorapong Chatree,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Pipop Pupinyo,Dam Datsakorn,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Lak Apichat,Chat Mongkolchai
Main actress: Tanyarat Lohanan,Piyamas Monayakol

A Thai man just marries a hill tribe girl called Bokram. His wife is kidnapped by ruffians. He is in fact a man collecting girls for brothels! A mysterious man raid two brothels looking for a lady called Choimai. He is a strong puncher. His name is doctor Chai (Krung Srivilai) and is fiance with Vui, a gym sport woman (นักกีฬาgym). He has lost memory and cannot remember his own fiancee. Hong (Sorapong Chatree) is a well-off son involved with ruffians. Choimai is now prisoner in the prostitution ring leader’s house. His name is Yai (Dam Datsakorn) and he is also smuggling weapons. Choimai is in fact Chai's sister. She escapes (ขายตัวกับผู้ชาย) and takes refuge in Dong's home, another ruffian, who is also a brothel owner. Trap is put in place by Yai to capture Chai at Turkish massage place (อาบอบนวด). An electronic device is put near his brain to force him acting on any orders from Yai. Yai uses Chai to give a punchy lesson to Hong. Brothels are similar to slavery as women are chained together. The mamasan (มาม่าซัง) pretends to help Choimai but it is another trap also. She is only interested by her ring and necklace. Brought by three ruffians in a remote place, Hong luckily drives by and helps her. She is welcomed in Hong's parents home (คนสตรี). Hong decides to change his behavior and stop frequenting ruffians. Inside Yai's group, Chai takes revenge over those who kidnapped Choimai. Dong traps Hong (เพื่อนทรยศ) as he has betrayed them. Hong tries to crash him with an old French Citroën DS car. It fails but Hong is finally captured by Yai. Choimai surrenders to Yai to spare Hong's life. Vui is also kidnapped. Chai only simulated being a robot following Yai’s orders. Chai succeeds to release Vui. They enter inside Yai’s remote camp and gun fights, explosions occur between Yai’s ruffians and Chai’s friends. Ruffians are defeated. The Lepso VCD image is quite damaged and colorless. It is a recording from TV. Anyway this Thai action movie features part of the finest bunch of 1970s Thai actors. In this movie, Krung Srivilai, best Thai actor in 1974, meets Sorapong Chatree, best Thai actor in 1975. This movie was the most popular movie in 1976. In the title แมงดา means pimp.

ชาติอาชาไนย
ชาติอาชาไนย

Year: 1976

Thai title: ชาติอาชาไนย
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Uten Boonyong,Manop Aussawathep,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Krai Kanchit,Dam Datsakorn,Lak Apichat,Choomporn Theppitak,Boo Wibunnan,Paen Pleumsachai
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Pawana Chanajit,Moeifa

Thai movie ชาติอาชาไนย was released in year 1976. It features Sombat Methanee as main actor and Pissamai Wilaisak as main actress. The movie is lost in Thailand but there is a short trailer of 1mn30s left to be seen. Other actors and actresses are Uten Boonyong, Pawana Chanajit, Manop Aussawathep, Kanchit Kwanpracha, Krai Kanchit, Dam Datsakorn, Lak Apichat, Choomporn Theppitak, Boo Wibunnan, Moeifa. The short left trailer allows to see a brawl involving Sombat, Kanchit, Dam, Krai, Choomporn and Paen Pleumsachai. Sombat hits Kanchit as he refuses to betray? The movie was previously released in year 2500 with Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng, เชาวน์ แคล่วคล่อง, Somkuan Krajangsat, ทม วิศวชาติ and กมลพันธ์.

เสือ 4 แคว
เสือ 4 แคว

Year: 1976

Thai title: เสือ 4 แคว
English title: Four Devils

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Krung Srivilai,Choomporn Theppitak,Kecha Plianvithee,Pipop Pupinyo,Dam Datsakorn,Chana Sriubon,Kom Akadej,Lak Apichat,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Pan Borapet,Paen Pleumsachai,Pumi Patanayut
Main actress: Naiyana Shewanan,Rewadee Pattaphong

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Thai movie เสือ 4 แคว was released in year 1976. It lasts 2h20mn. Pleung (Krung Srivilai) and Chat (Sombat Methanee) are always fighting in a prison. The head of prison decide to transfer them to another prison. To avoid any issues during the transfer, they are hogtied together. During transfer, Pleung's teammates attack the police armed escort. Pleung and Chat flee together. Choomporn Theppitak is playing a policeman. They do realize that they have a common enemy called พ่อเลี้ยง Do Tawan (Kecha Plianvithee). Do Tawan is aware that Pleung is now free. Choi (อัมรัตน์ ขัตติยา) is Do Tawan's girlfriend. Four devils [เสือ4แคว] (Pipop Pupinyo – Seua Wang, Dam Datsakorn - Seua Nan, Seua Ping - Chana Sriubon, Seua Yom – โดม สิงห์โมฬี) are called by Do Tawan to kill Pleung. 1M Baht reward is promised for the one who succeeds to kill Pleung. น้อง Kaew (Rewadee Pattaphong), a teacher, is Do Tawan's younger sister. She knows the secret behind her brother. Do Tawan (โจรใจบาป) is selling drugs. Pleung, a former teammate, asked him to stop but ended up in jail because of Do Tawan. Pleung's younger sister Wallin (Naiyana Shewanan) is still kept captive by Do Tawan (ตัวประกัน). A bomb is hidden in her bungalow. Kaew prevents her brother from abusing Wallin. ภูมิ พัฒนายุทธ, Kan (Kom Akadej), Wai (Lak Apichat), Suki (Sayan Chantaraviboon) meet Chat in the restaurant (เอาเต็มที่). He claims to be เสือ4แคว. They sympathize with Chat, who sends them to help Pleung against the 4 devils. Meanwhile, Chat plans to enter Do Tawan group in order to spy them and release Wallin. Pleung, being attacked by Seua, decides to fight back and attack them directly also causing Dam to flee. Do Tawan hires Chat. Seua Ping’s team includes veteran actors Pan Borapet, กฤษณะ อำนวยพร and Paen Pleumsachai. Chat pushes the teams against each other. Chat succeeds to exchange Wallin with Kaew simulating a kidnapping. Meanwhile Choi helps to provide information on Do Tawan's business. Chat is identified as the traitor. Chat shall be smashed by a train but Pleung helps him on time. Knowing that Chat is not dead, Do Tawan moves his stock of drugs in a safer place. Pleung identifies the place and decides to attack it. Chat, being finally a policeman, also comes with reinforcement. All ruffians are killed by the Thai A-team. Unable to flee, Do Tawan prefers to explode the warehouse to avoid surrendering. Pleung has to go back to jail but Chat promises that his efforts to catch Do Tawan will be taken into account to reduce the severity. This movie features a huge number of famous Thai actors and actresses.

นายอำเภอใจเพชร
นายอำเภอใจเพชร

Year: 1975

Thai title: นายอำเภอใจเพชร
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Nard Poowanai,Pipop Pupinyo,Krai Kanchit,Sawin Sawangrat,Sukon Koewliam,Choomporn Theppitak,Lak Apichat,Dam Datsakorn
Main actress: Tanyarat Lohanan,Orasa Isarangkul,Somjit Sapsamruey

Thai movie นายอำเภอใจเพชร was released in year 1975. The movie is lost in Thailand. A twelve minutes sequence in bad state can still be seen. Other actors not seen in the remaining sequence include โดม, Krai Kanchit, อัมรัตน์, Somjit Sapsamruey, Sawin Sawangrat, จรัสศรี, หมี. The new chief district officer wishes to clean the district and to get rid of the dark influence. He is getting support from local people. The chief district officer (Nard Poowanai) just arrives in his new district. He visits his subordinates including Tanyarat Lohanan working in school and invites them for introduction lunch. Pipop Pupinyo being around with other ruffians warns the new chief district officer that real power (อำนาจ) is with weapons here. Later on while Pipop is busy with a young lady played by Orasa Isarangkul, he gets warned by corrupt policeman that this new chief district officer is different. Pipop promises to manage him. During the introductory lunch, the new chief district officer scolds many of his subordinates for not being dedicated to their job and to local citizens. Sukon Koewliam, Choomporn Theppitak, Lak Apichat are part of the guests. Dam Datsakorn, Pipop and two other ruffians arrive and invite themselves to the party. As they are looking for troubles, the chief district officer removes his shirt and insignia to give a boxing lesson to Dam. The remaining sequence stops here. Even when Nard Poowanai became real government officer as assistant district officer (ปลัดอำเภอ), Thai people still refers to him as chief district officer (นายอำเภอ) as this movie was really very famous and popular.

ครรภ์ผี
ครรภ์ผี

Year: 1975

Thai title: ครรภ์ผี
English title: The Possessed

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Lo Lieh,Luechai Natnat,Lak Apichat,Chao Klaewklong
Main actress: Runglawan Sripatimakul

Thai movie ครรภ์ผี - 鬼胎 - The Possessed was released in year 1975 and lasts 1h32mn. This movie is only available though VHS in a Chinese or a Thai version. It was certainly longer but VHS movies were often cut to 90 minutes. A Chinese couple in love, Kung Ta (Lo Lieh) and Lei Ting (Runglawan Sripatimakul), are riding a motorbike. They fall from it and the bike cannot be restarted. As rain falls heavily, they take refuge in a cave. This cave features scary statues and human bones. They finally make love in the cave and it wakes up a spirit hidden in a statue. He possesses the man, while he is making love to Lei Ting. Back to Bangkok, Lei Ting is going to hospital, where her father (Chao Klaewklong) is dying. Shek Chiao (Krung Srivilai) as lawyer, is reading the testament. The father disliked Kung Ta as he believed he is lazy. Shek Chiao still loves Lei Ting but she announces him that she is going to marry Kung Ta. Lei Ting names her new husband Mr Pan as managing director. On the wedding night, she cannot stand it and refuses anymore contact with Kung Ta. Luechai Natnat is playing a driver and domestic helper. Lei Ting is finally pregnant. Kung Ta is spoiling the business and is taking his secretary as mistress. Lei Ting discovers her husband is cheating her. Lei Ting is now pregnant for 14 months. Shek Chiao announces to Lei Ting that Kung Ta left for Hong Kong. A baby daughter is born but she has teeth already. This pregnancy was weird indeed. Shek Chiao proposes to be the father but Lei Ting refuses as she has still hope that Kung Ta will come back. Luechai Natnat tries to abuse Ting Lei. He follows a lady (วันทนา บุญบันเทิง) in the garden, who ends up to be a vampire. Lak Apichat as policeman enquiries on the murder. The gouvernante tries to get favour from Ting Lei but luckily Shek Chiao arrives on time. The little girl can transform herself into a beautiful young woman and the governante is also killed. Later on, the vampire tries to get rid of Shek Chiao and policeman Lak Apichat. Shek Chiao’s life is spared as the vampire is afraid of Buddhist amulet. Kung Ta is just back and chases the police when they claim his daughter is a vampire. Kung Ta finally realises his daughter is really a vampire. Police brings Buddhist monks to the cave to exorcise the evil. Finally both Kung Ta and the daughter die in the cave crushed by a big statue.

ไอ้เหล็กไหล
ไอ้เหล็กไหล

Year: 1975

Thai title: ไอ้เหล็กไหล
English title: The Iron Man

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Krung Srivilai,Lak Apichat,Dam Datsakorn,Sawin Sawangrat
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Naiyana Shewanan

Sa Ai (Sombat Methanee) buys gemstone from people working in mines. Two groups, lead by Sa Ai and Ko Sai, are fighting each other for gemstone control. They buy then sell those gems. Sa Ai rescues and shelters young lady Supranee (Naiyana Shewanan), whose parents have been killed by Ko Sai's tough men. Another lady called Soi (Aranya Namwong) also loves Sa Ai. Sa Ai meets a young man called Chae (Krung Srivilai) and they decide to work together. But Chae is working for the other group lead by Ko Sai. Sa Ai escapes to two murder attempts but his father is killed. Sa Ai wants to sell gems for 500 000 baht to Chae. Ko Sai wishes to get those gems. Chae seems to play on both sides. Supranee and Sa Ai are injured during a trap prepared by Ko Sai. Supranee and Soi love Sa Ai but Soi sacrifices her-self as Supranee has already lost everything in her life. Violent gun fights erupt between both groups. Ko Sai uses his own sister to put a bomb inside Sa Ai's car but Chae warns him just in time after a swift car race. Chae shows interest into Soi. Ko Sai kinadps Soi and Supranee to attract Chae and Sa Ai in a trap. A heavy gun fight happens but Chae with a police team is joining to help. Bad guys are all killed or captured. Chae, who is in fact a policeman, kills the headman without proper justice. Extrajudicial killings have always been an issue in Thailand. The last notorious killings happen during the 2003 anti-drug effort. This movie features many Kung fu fightings in 1970s comfortable (สบายมาก) Thai style. This old movie has an image very damaged. In the past the camera original and any additional exhibition prints were circulated to cinemas around the country or projected from the backs of trucks on to sheets hung between trees at fairgrounds. There is no original soundtrack but a 1970s James Bond soundtrack is used! Slogan "See you later" (พบกันใหม่) is shown instead of "The end" (สวัสดี) to encourage fans to see their favourite stars in the next movie. More than one hundred movies were produced per year in Thailand in 1970s.

ประทีป อธิษฐาน
ประทีป อธิษฐาน

Year: 1974

Thai title: ประทีป อธิษฐาน
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Uten Boonyong,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Suriya Chinaphan,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Pawana Chanajit,Chosri Misommon,Somjit Sapsamruey,Runglawan Sripatimakul

Thai movie ประทีป อธิษฐาน was released in year 1974. It lasts 1h57mn. It was shown on Thai TV cable. Pan (Pawana Chanajit) and Kalan (Uten Boonyong) meet during Loi Krathong. Kalan announces to her that he is her future boss as Hotel manager! Chosri Misommon is Pan's aunt. She always asks for money as she keeps gambling. Pan's mother had a lover as her husband didn't take care of her and her daughter. Upset, the husband wished to bring her to her lover for clarification but a car accident happened on the way and both died. So Pan stayed with her aunt. Sek (Suriya Chinaphan) loves Pan and always does courtship her as a gentleman. Kalan's mother is played by Somjit Sapsamruey. Somjit introduced Da (Runglawan Sripatimakul) to Kalan and wishes for a wedding. The mother believes Pan cannot be trust as cashier as her aunt Chosri is a big spender (การพนัน). Aunt Chosri ends up in jail. While nobody wants to be the guarantor, Kalan offers the money to bail her out. Pan is promoted to manager assistant (ผู้ช่วยผู้จัดการ). Karun (Sayan Chantaraviboon), the second son, is back from overseas but he has heart disease. He likes Pan also. An American tourist is always trying to seduce her also. So four men have hopes on her. Finally she marries Karun. The aunt gets a big amount of money (ใช้หนี้). She knows she doesn't love him. Karun is unable to perform husband duties per a congenital disease. Kalan was former lover of Pan's mother but Kalan confirms it was a platonic love. Smoking scenes and love scenes are blurred. Pushed back by Kalan, Da goes with Lak Apichat to Hua Hin. They become lovers. Karun, being over jealous on Pan, ends up at hospital. Kalan decides to marry with Da to avoid any more jealousy crisis. Unfortunately fightings happen at Kalan's wedding as Karun sees Pan talking to Sek. Pan flees. Kalan announces to Da that he cannot love her as he knows she is pregnant with somebody else (Lak). Kalan finally finds back Pan. Meanwhile Karun is getting crazy and even shoots two people at night believing it was Kalan and Pan. Being a bad girl, Da quits Kalan. Finally Kalan and Pan can have happiness. This is a romantic drama from 1970s with much more realistic story compared to 1960s decade movies.

คมเคียว
คมเคียว

Year: 1974

Thai title: คมเคียว
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Dam Datsakorn,Lak Apichat,Choomporn Theppitak
Main actress: Pawana Chanajit

Thai movie “คมเคียว” image and sound are quite poor and damaged. Phanmitr company issues a warning that they have used the last known copy of the movie to release this VCD (สภาพฟิล์ม 16 ม.ม.สโคป เรื่อง คมเคียว). So movies fans should be happy to watch it before the last copy disappears from our world. This movie was very popular in 1970s. Hang Seuk, a ruffian leader, and his band are terrorizing villagers. Hang Seuk (Dam Datsakorn) wishes to kidnap Kathin to have her becoming his wife. Kwan (Lak Apichat), her fiance, tries to oppose them but to no avail. Kwan is buried except his head. If he survives 7 days then he will be released. A mysterious man coming through a raft helps to release Kwan and promises to help the villagers. Choomporn Theppitak is the village doctor and helps another lady called Chaba to recover after being assaulted by ruffians. The mysterious man names himself “small red mouse” (หนูแดง)! He trains the villagers with weapons. Hang Seuk doesn't touch Kathin but she doesn't dare going back to the village as nobody would believe her so she stays with him. Hang Seuk's sister, Siroon (Pawana Chanajit), promises things will get better. Nai Seua is a ruffian leader controlling a territory near Hang Seuk’s area. Putao is a village leader having a beautiful daughter called Saeng Sao. The mysterious man is recommended as Putao’s nephew and is renamed Kachen. Hang Seuk and Seua are friends but in fact a competition is happening between them. Hang Seuk promised his sister Siroon’s hand to Seua before so he needs to find a way to break the promise. Hang Seuk needs a strong man to get rid of Seua. Putao recommends his mute nephew Kachen. If Kachen defeats Seua then the wedding promise is cancelled. Seua doesn't wait for the fight and sends ruffians to kidnap Siroon. Hopefully Kachen is around but is injured while protecting Siroon. The mysterious man’s real name is Diaw Khom Thong. He realises that Hang Seuk is not that bad. The real bad ruffian is Seua. The village doctor helps Saeng Sao who was bitten by a snake. Kwan has to warm her body as she has a cold fever. Villagers start to rebel such as Kwan. Kachen defeats Seua in one to one fight with knife. Hang Seuk knows that Kachen is not mute as he heard Siroon’s love declaration to him. A fight happens between Kwan and Hang Seuk. Kathin convinces Kwan and Hang Seuk to pacify as Hang Seuk will be father soon. Meanwhile the three ladies get captured by Seua. All gather to fight back Seua and defeat him following strong gun fights. The movie ends happily as Kwan will marry Saeng Sao, Hang Seuk with Kathin and Diaw Khom with two ladies, i.e. Siroon and Chaba! Thai movie “คมเคียว” is a typical movie action from 1970s decade with a hero taking justice into his own hands to protect villagers against ruffians.




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