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Naowarat Yooktanun

Naowarat Yooktanun (1958) - เนาวรัตน์ ยุกตะนันท์

Naowarat Yooktanun - เนาวรัตน์ ยุกตะนันท์
Naowarat Yooktanun
Naowarat Yooktanun is also known as Jik. She has played in more 200 movies. Before it was a shame to be a star (เป็นดารา) so Naowarat has to hide to her parents her first contests. Working in cinema entertainement business was seen as a low job. โอ้มาดา and รุกฆาต movies were both released on the same day in 1977. They were the first movies featuring leading actor Sorapong Chatree and leading actress Naowarat Yooktanun together. During the following years 1977-1985, they played 100 movies together! They were the golden couple of years 1977-1980. Naowarat Yooktanun got a silver award - ตุ๊กตาเงินดาวรุ่งหญิง for her first movie

This Naowarat Yooktanun movie page contains 62 records.


กระสือฟัดปอบ
กระสือฟัดปอบ

Year: 2009

Thai title: กระสือฟัดปอบ
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Phairoj Jaising,Akom Preedakul
Main actress: Intira Jaroenpura,Naowarat Yooktanun,Prangwalai Thepsatorn

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A teacher brings his art students on the country-side to go for camping. Every day people die in the village. Some people believe some ghosts "Phi Kraseu" and "Phi Pop" reside in the village. The spirit ("Phi Kraseu" - ผีกระสือ) is a malicious and very dangerous spirit which manifests itself as a beautiful woman. It floats through the air because it has no lower body. It appears as a length of intestines suspended from a lovely woman face. A "Phi Pop" (ผีปอบ) is an evil spirit believed to possess a person to eat his intestine while also forcing him to seek and consume raw animal organs and meat at night-time. A medium master (อาจารย์) try to chase villagers away in order that a foreign developer can build a resort. The medium master use two ladies ghosts to frighten the villagers. The "Phi Pop" ghost performs many killings. The role is played by sexy actress Prangwalai Thepsatorn. As the medium master fails to chase the villages, the developer gives him a last chance. So he launches ghosts in daytime to deter the villagers. The art students need to flee ghosts. The Phi Kraseu fights with Phi Pop to stop the killings. The village head (ผู้ใหญ่บ้าน) decides to use a sorcerer (หมอผี) to chase the ghosts from the village. Finally the students with the help of "Phi Kraseu" get rid of the "Phi Pop" and the developer. There are heavy gags characteristic of modern horror comedies. The fat student is treated as an elephant. Naowarat Yooktanun is still as beautiful as 30 years ago. Some sequences are a homage to old classic Thai movies.

โยมผีพ่อ
โยมผีพ่อ

Year: 2009

Thai title: โยมผีพ่อ
English title: Yom-Pee-Poa

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Kiet Kijcharouen,Suchao Pongwilai,Jaturong Mokjok
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

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A turbulent boy, called Yung, becomes a Buddhist novice. It is a relief for the village as this boy spent his time annoying villagers. A ghost is seen inside the village Buddhist temple. Villagers use talismans (ของดี) to protect themselves against the ghost. The ghost, called Tik, is pacifist and even funny (ผีตลก). Tik is Yung's father. He requests his son to find his wife (Yung's mother) with whom he misbehaves before. They are going to Bangkok. The mother, called Tom, is working in a Karaoke. Tik cannot rebirth (เกิดใหม่) if Tom doesn't forgive him. Chao, Tom's father, tries to help. Tom is protected by a mafia boss. The mafia boss shots Tom. Both Tom and Tik can rebirth happily. This movie is another ghost comedy with Buddhist monks. This comedy includes visual gags, sonorous gags, witty riposte in dialogues. It is targeted for a rural audience public. This movie messages are related to gratitude (กตัญญ) over parents and to always try and never give up. It is a typical comedy movie of 2000s decade, i.e. quite pleasant to see (หายความเครียด) but immediately forgotten.

โรงเตี้ยม
โรงเตี้ยม

Year: 2005

Thai title: โรงเตี้ยม
English title: Happy Inn

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Somchai Sakdikul
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

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In a remote inn, different groups of people stay together with various goals. A group of bank robbers, who has hidden money previously in the inn, also comes back. But the money has disappeared. The inn owner is also mysteriously murdered. Who is responsible and where is the money?

ขุนกระบี่ผีระบาด
ขุนกระบี่ผีระบาด

Year: 2004

Thai title: ขุนกระบี่ผีระบาด
English title: SARS Wars

Rating: 5/5
Director:

Main actor: Thep Po-ngam,Somchai Sakdikul
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

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Sars decease spreads worldwide and reaches Thailand. The first to be contaminated is famous TV star Andrew Biggs! Andrew Biggs is television personality in Thailand. Meanwhile the daughter of a mafia leader, called Liu, is kidnapped and kept in the same building as Andrew biggs. A ten million baht ransom is requested. Police shall not be contacted to avoid the daughter facing serious trouble. The father hires a man, who recommends his best student called Nai. Nai speaks like an old style Ayutthaya soldier. Liu succeeds to escape her kidnappers and is rescued by Nai. Andrew Biggs has then become a zombie eating flesh and contaminates many other people in the building. The Thai government closes the building as the virus has spread inside. It is full of zombies. Liu and Nai cannot exit. One government doctor wishes to try her vaccin while another doctor wishes to destroy the whole building to eradicate the virus. This comedy movie mocks the infamous Thai cinema censors and OTOP products (One Tambon One Product). It features Thai classic gags including lady boys (กะเทย), flatulence, giant snake, crazy ghosts (ผีบ้า). It includes references to other foreign movies Jedi, Alien and Thai horror with baby spirits (กุมารทอง). Nai gets bitten also. His master (อาจารย์) comes to help. They suceed to defeat the giant snake and escape from the building. The kidnapper has disguised himself as Liu and so Nai has lost his virginity to a transsexual... Finally the real Liu is retrieved. The bad doctor is bitten by the zombie baby so the SARS decease is not stopped. This movie includes gore scenes with zombies and many funny gags. It really looks like a crazy sexy manga. This movie was not a big success at the Thai box office but it has become a cult movie outside Thailand.

คนปีมะ
คนปีมะ

Year: 2003

Thai title: คนปีมะ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Note Chernyim

Main actor: Jaturong Mokjok,Krung Srivilai,Note Chernyim,Chatchai Plengpanich,Akom Preedakul,Chusak Aiemsuk
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

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Thai movie คนปีมะ was released in year 2003. It lasts 1h59mn. Note Chernyim is the movie director. It is a musical Comedy. Four guys are having bad luck, i.e. Nok (นภัสกร มิตรเอม) a Thai boxer defeated and his girlfriend leaving him for an older richer man, Kung (Jaturong Mokjok) a Likay performer injuring incidentally his mother (Naowarat Yooktanun), David (ถั่วแระ เชิญยิ้ม) always failing magic tricks, Pao (ชูษี เชิญยิ้ม) wishing to be a singer. As they complain that gods are not helping them, the gods finally send an angel (เทวดา) called Sai Fa to help them. Same as Terminator movie scene, the angel comes to help them. All are born the horse year (คนปีมะ). Multiple country songs (ลูกทุ่ง) are happening during the movie. The five friends help a young lady called O (นิธิพร มั่นนาค). Her father is close to Nai Amnat (Krung Srivilai). Nai Amnat tries to be a nice man as he gives money to support the school, where O is a teacher, but he is in fact a ruffians’ leader dealing with drugs. His friends tease Nok as he is only a poor guy (หมาวัด) and has little chance to win O’s heart (ดอกฟ้า). Nok meets Chatchai Plengpanich, his idol. Chusak Aiemsuk is playing a small ruffian’s role also. A woman has proofs against Nai Amnat’s illegal activities. Before fleeing, she gives a CD to her son. He takes refuge with the five friends but the ruffians keep looking for the child. The five friends protect the child and the angle Sai Fa uses his special power to help them. Nai Amnat hires hitman Prakan (Akom Preedakul) to get rid of the five friends. Police finally intervenes to catch the ruffians. Nok gets rid of the leader through Thai boxing. Sai Fa has to go back to heaven and to leave his friends. The movie got a revenue of 25M Baht.

18 ฝนคนอันตราย
18 ฝนคนอันตราย

Year: 1997

Thai title: 18 ฝนคนอันตราย
English title: Bullet Teen

Rating: 5/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Suchao Pongwilai,Pongsak Pongsuwan
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

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Dong (โด่ง) is released from prison. His friend Tor (ต่อ), his brother Ta (ต๊ะ) and his girlfriend Ploy are waiting for him. Ta is mute. They work in a family garage repairing cars. Ta and Dong try to become good teens now. They also try to have happy love stories but fights often happen with local gangsters. Dong loves Ploy, sister of Kong, a local gangster leader. One day Ta’s girlfriend Ying is gang raped in front of him by four men from Kong's gang and Ta cannot help. Revenge is inevitable. They storm Kong's gambling den. Following gun fight, one of the ruffians is shot dead. It turns badly (ทางที่ไม่ต้องการ). They kidnap Kong's girlfriend as protection ( ตัวประการ) and also grab a bag containing money and amphetamine drugs (ยาบ้า). Police is involved through inspector Sarawat (สารวัตร), who is wearing amazing colorful “Luk thung” clothes. The father is disappointed by his sons (ลูกชั่ว). The teens are misunderstood but they cannot turn back anymore. Kong is chasing them for the bag not for his girlfriend. Veteran actor Sorapong Chatree is playing the bad corrupted cop. He seldom plays bad guys. Veteran actor Suchao Pongwilai is playing the honest cop Vilai. It is ironic that he plays the rightful policeman this time as normally he always plays the corrupted official role. Things get out of control. Kong and the inspector try to catch them. Following a gun fight, a policeman is shot by the corrupted inspector and the teens get accused again. There is no rightful law in this modern society. There is a 2 millions baht reward to catch them. Ta is injured. Even Ying is endangered in the hospital. They help her on time and bring Ploy as nurse to take care of Ta. Ta leaves a love message for his father (ผมรักพ่อ). Surrounded by the police, they have to jump from a Bangkok bridge. Vilai starts to notice the close relationship between Kong and Sarawat. They take shelter in the Christian church in Thonburi. Kong attacks the parents’ house. The father is injured and Ta dies. Only Dong and Tor are left but Ploy prevents them to rush for revenge (ใช้่อารมณ์). Forced by Kong, Ploy refuses to leave for Hong Kong. Relations get sour between the police officer and Kong. The police officer kidnaps Kong's young brother to get a ransom. During the exchange, Dong and Ta irrupts causing a mess and gun fights between all. The movie then features 15 last minutes of intense action and bloody scenes. It ends tragically for all protagonists. The movie song is sing by Seua Thanapol (เสือ ธนพล). Due to 1997 Asian financial crisis, the movie didn’t perform as good as it should have at Thai box office (25M baht).

ดิฉันไร้เสน่หา
ดิฉันไร้เสน่หา

Year: 1989

Thai title: ดิฉันไร้เสน่หา
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Apichat Halamjiak
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

Jenkila is a dynamic business woman. Following a business conflict, some adversaries try to kill her by throwing her body in the sea. Fortunately, a fisherman called Pukthon rescues her. Despite their social background differences, she marries him. Pukthon is entitled as company manager. But the fisherman is deceitful and flirts with many women. Disappointed by her husband, Jenkila has an accident and is handicapped. Her husband still continues to flirt and leave alone his disabled wife. The company lawyer asks him to stop his shameful behavior but he refuses. Jenkila lets him do as he previously saved her life. Finally exasperated as he didn't bother to stay with her on her birthday diner, she shoots him. This movie can also be identified through another name "บุญหล่นทับ".

ทายาทคนใหม่
ทายาทคนใหม่

Year: 1988

Thai title: ทายาทคนใหม่
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Likit Eakmongkol,Kriengkrai Unhanan
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Naowarat Yooktanun,Sarinthip Siriwan

A father has two sons, one has taken over the business. He is heartless and strong minded. The other one spends his time going out for party and doesn't want to help on his father's business. His dream is to open his own business. They met a young lady living in a slum and selling flowers on the streets. She has arguments with the first son but becomes friend with the second one. The first son's girlfriend wants to push to get married and plots a plan to get the whole family heritage. A gunman wishing to kill the father is hindered by a samlo driver, who is the father of the young lady. Unfortunately he got killed. To show his gratitude, the father decides that the young lady shall become his daughter. Tenses situations happen at the house when the new daughter arrives...

เหตุเกิดที่ห้องไอซียู
เหตุเกิดที่ห้องไอซียู

Year: 1987

Thai title: เหตุเกิดที่ห้องไอซียู
English title: Ghost in ICU room

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Apichat Halamjiak,Kriengkrai Unhanan
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Naowarat Yooktanun,Apiradee Pawaputanon,Pen Pisut

Doctor (หมอ) Bucha saves Mrs Kamala life through reanimation. Mrs Kamala has heart problems since years and had helped to donate (บริจาค) money for the hospital construction. Mrs Kamala and her family, including her two daughters Koi and Kung, come to rest at a seaside resort. Doctor Bucha is married to Noon, who is always very jealous and doesn't like he spends too much time with patients. Koi and Kung are dragged in a dirty trick by Noon's brother following a party but the doctor, aware, can help the two sisters. Noon is jealous of Koi and Kung as she has concerns to protect her husband. Koi knows Bucha before Noon. Bucha and Noon is an arranged wedding and not a love wedding. Korn's brother, Nat, is a lazy guy, who wishes to marry Koi as she is coming from a rich family. A ceremony is organised for the new hospital building offered by Kamala. Noon jokes about entering ICU room to be close to her husband. This is a bad omen as she has a car accident while following her brother stealing goods from her home. But Noon spirit (วิญญาณ) is still around (พี่หมอค่ะ). A nurse trying to seduce Doctor Bucha is found dead. Bucha is accused by the police. Noon now threatens Koi and asks her to stop seeing doctor Bucha. At nighttime Noon frightens Mrs Kamala causing her to have a heart attack. Mrs Kamala seems to be dead but she suddenly resurrects being possessed by Noon. Mrs Kamala starts to behave like Noon and tries to seduce Doctor Bucha. A domestic helper understanding that Mrs Kamala is now a ghost gets killed also. Mrs Kamala's husband decides to consult a monk on spirit chasing. A sacred cloth is given. Mrs Kamala tries to kill her own daughter Koi but the usage of the sacred cloth neutralizes successfully the evil spirit. Bucha and Koi can now have happiness. This movie is 1h16mn only.

เท-ผู้ชายป้ายเหลือง
เท-ผู้ชายป้ายเหลือง

Year: 1987

Thai title: เท-ผู้ชายป้ายเหลือง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor:
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Sarinthip Siriwan

Yut is a young man selling his body to other men. He has no choice based on family survival necessity (ความจำเป็น). He is living with other men having the same job. Gik is also a poor lady student. She meets Pon that declares his love to her. Gik gets pregnant but Pon doesn't want to keep the baby. Yut meets Da (Naowarat Yooktanu), a lonely woman, who is rapidly fond of him. Da invites him to stay with his mother in her home and also pays for his studies. Da has already a baby. At the university, Yut meets another young lady called Mem. Mem is just a friend but Da is very jealeous and her love is excessive. Da is the mistress (เมียน้อย) of an older man, who is Mem's father! Yut decides to quit Da, who cannot bear it. She eats pill to die. She legates her money to him so that he can build his future through study and not through selling his body. Everybody has its own secrets and own problems. Hapiness doesn't come easily. Everybody want love and warmth (อบอุ่น). This movie highlights love misunderstandings and twisted loves between friends, children and parents.

สวัสดีความรัก
สวัสดีความรัก

Year: 1985

Thai title: สวัสดีความรัก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Chaiya Suriyun
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

A girl and her young mother-in-law are living together after her father's death. This movie deals about their relation with men, love and wealth.

นางพญางูผี
นางพญางูผี

Year: 1984

Thai title: นางพญางูผี
English title: Ghost Snake Queen

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Toon Hiransap,Sor Asanajinda
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Pornpan Ketmamatsu,Namgneun Boonnak

Some villagers are hired to catch snakes. A big snake (งูใหญ่) remains to be caught. Chat is one of the villagers. His wife is about to deliver. During a storm, Chat is killed by a huge snake and the baby girl is possessed by a snake. The little girl renamed Boonmee is rescued by a family, who also has a baby girl called Kamfa (Naowarat Yooktanun). They are now grown up beautiful women. Boonmee (Pornpan Ketmamatsu) always think her parents love Kamfa more than her. It is Songkran day. Some Bangkokian people, undercover policeman Cha (Toon Hiransap) and professor Phalat (Sor Asanajinda), come to the village. Young and old people often die in the village so they come to investigative. Nobody knows the real death cause. Some bodies are kept in Wat Khun Duang. Songkran is celebrated there so Cha meets Kamfa and Boonmee. Brother (พี่) Inta is jealous. Both ladies like Cha very much. The temple coffins only contain snakes but no corpses. Villagers afraid of the evil (งูผี). In order to get rid of the evil spirit, there is a need to identify in which body the spirit has taken refuge in. Boonmee brings jealousy in Ita's heart versus Cha. The subdistrict headman's daughter is bitten by a snake. Cha goes to city to bring back a real doctor as he doesn't trust the local shaman (หมอผี). Boonmee (นางปีศาจ) causes the spirit to possess Kamfa and to kill the subdistrict headman's daughter. Villagers now believe Kamfa is the evil spirit (งูผีร้าย). Boonmee kills her own father to prevent him to help Kamfa. Kamfa is captured and will be burnt (เผ่า) in front of the subdistrict headman's house. Cha comes on time but Inta and villagers prevent him to help. Cha and Kamfa shall die on a real stake. A forest monk (พระธุดงค์) stops the fire and announces Kamfa is not the evil spirit that villagers are looking for. The monk asks Kamfa to put a sacred necklace around Boonmee's neck to neutralize the spirit. Kamfa is concerned that her mother shall not stand losing her husband and then one daughter. Boonmee apologizes to her sister and promises not to kill anyone again. The old sorcerer spirit has to bite villagers and drink their blood to remain young. Boonmee seduces and hypnotizes Cha. Kamfa and Phalat have to find a way to release Cha. Boonmee captures her own sister to give her for sacrifice to the snake spirit showing no gratitude to her mother. At nighttime the mother sneaks in the cave and sends on time the sacred necklace on the spirit’s head breaking all spells. Evil is defeated and the cave is sealed. It is a remake of 1966 Thai movie “งูผี” with Mitr Chaibancha and Petchara Chaowarat. Compared to 1966 version, Boonmee is much more temptress and is helped by a bunch of sexy amazones. Modern disco and even James Bond soundtrack are used. It is a typical horror movie from 1970-1980s mixing scaring and funny sequences. A second opus of นางพญางูผี was released in 1990 with Bin Banleurit.

บ้านสีดอกรัก
บ้านสีดอกรัก

Year: 1984

Thai title: บ้านสีดอกรัก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Thongchai McIntyre,Suchao Pongwilai,Krung Srivilai
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Jarunee Sooksawad,Pornpan Ketmamatsu

A young lady Apple is supposed to get married. On her wedding day, another lady comes to get back her husband (หลอกเรา). Apple is disappointed again. Apple is part of a group of three ladies, who are close friends and always help each other. One is Pen (Naowarat Yooktanun), one is sexy Nook (Pornpan Ketmamatsu) and the last one is Apple (Jarunee Sooksawad). They decide to focus on money first instead of love as all men are liars anyway. They find a job in the same company. At night time, they play an escort role in a gambling casino (บ่อน) in order to try finding rich men but the police raids the place. Apple gets refuge in Chatri's car as she mistakes it as a taxi in order to escape to the police. Apple tries her luck again in her search for a rich man (เศรษฐี) in a sport club. They meet Krit (Thongchai McIntyre), who invites them to Chiang Mai in his countryside house. Apple asks Chatri (Sorapong Chatree) to drive them to Chiang Mai. As his car is broken, they just dropped him to go for hitchhiking. Chatri also is also rescued by Krit. He knows the game played by the three girls and have strong sarcasms over them. While wandering in the forest, they have arguments with illegal loggers. They are kidnaped but succeeded to flee except Nook. Krit saves Nook. They finally go back to Bangkok as they run out of money. Pen put the furnitures in a pawn shop (โรงจำนำ) to get money. Krit orders the furnitures to be replaced. Apple is fed up with rich people so she leaves her friends. The movie ends happily with the three ladies getting married. This movie is a typical romantic comedy from 1980s led by local superstars Sorapong Chatre and Jarunee Sooksawad. It also shows modern women vision and status in 1980s Thai society.

คนขวางโลก
คนขวางโลก

Year: 1984

Thai title: คนขวางโลก
English title:

Rating: 5/5
Director: Permpol Choei-arun

Main actor: Kamthorn Suwanpiyasiri
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Metta Roongrat

Chun is the unique child of a rich family. His father and mother always fight. The husband is cheating his wife and asks his son to keep the secret. Nobody understands or cares about him. Chun is like a beatnik, having long hair and driving an old beetle car. Chun is studying art painting. But even judges don't understand his work. He is fed up with life and rules. Thai students are not educated to challenge rules, the system or think by themselves. Only weak people fear the settled system. Society askes him to stop involvement in politics and focus on studies. He rides a horse in Bangkok to avoid traffic jam and promote his paintings. He challenges his art teacher and makes him upset. When seeing his father doing dangerous business involving risks for the staff health in a factory, he denounces him to the press but nothing is done as they are corrupted. So he makes an union to fight for staff right. His father is disappointed that his son betrays him. His uncle has a plan to have him come back in the society standard rules and be able to take over the company as his father is going old. The uncle orders he cannot see his girlfriend Wee as he is an ungrateful son. Chun goes in gogo bar and blames everybody for the society decadence, Thai men providing young girls to foreigners, indulgence in alcohol... He is expelled by the doormen and beaten by them. He is rescued by Nao, freelance working girl, who initiates him to love. He disappears for 4 days. A love story starts between them. Nao introduces him to her younger sister, who is Wee's best friend! Chun understands that Nao is a prostitute so leaves her. Everybody is lying to him, i.e. the father indulging with young men, the mother indulging in playing cards, Nao selling her body... He gets refuge in a slum. As money runs out, he sells his paintings. Nao recognizes his paintings and finds Chun but he rejects her due to her duplicity. Nao acknowledges but she has no choice as women are puppets that men are using. She does it for her sister to study as they have no more parents. Puzzled, Chun tortures himself same as hermit (ฤาษี). He is very sick so Nao calls his parents. A fight happens between ruffians sent by his parents and slum kids. Chun is sent to visit a psychiatric doctor for crazy people. Did he receive a good education from his parents? His father tries to change him so that he can work in the family factory but to no avail. He identifies himself to Van Gogh. He is forced to live a life like a prisoner with no freedom. His father wants to put him in an hospital for crazy people. Chun is ready to suicide himself. His slum friends and Wee rescue him just on time. This movie is a criticism of Thai education system. People are not themselves. They need to follow society precepts and cannot challenge them.

สงครามเพลง
สงครามเพลง

Year: 1983

Thai title: สงครามเพลง
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Chalong Pukdeewichit

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Rith Luecha,Manop Aussawathep,Settha Sirachaya,Somchai Samipak,Sayan Chantaravi​boon
Main actress: Pumpuang Duangchan,Naowarat Yooktanun,Thitima Sangkapitak

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Kata (Krung Srivilai) / Leuachai (Rith Luecha) and Manop Aussawathep always have music orchestra (วงดนตรี) competition (สงครามเพลง). Manop's group thinks it has won by using Settha Sirachaya as singer but the group led by Kata uses singer Pumpuang Duangchan. It degenerates and brawl fighting happens between the two groups. Everybody ends up in jail. Police inspector (Somchai Samipak) summon the two orchestra leaders by telling them that music orchestra (วงการเพลง) is an art (วงการศิลาปิน) and should not end up in fighting. Apika (Naowarat Yooktanun) pays the bailing fee (ค่าปรับ). Kata wishes to have the most famous orchestra with Pumpuang as superstar. Manop’s group needs to find a new singer able to compete with Pumpuang. They decide to hire heartthrob singer Yotrak salakchai. Many Luk Thung (ลูกทุ่ง) songs are featured in this movie. Sayan Chantaraviboon is featured as the owner of a recording studio. Kampi is younger brother of Kata. Kampi loves secretly a lady called Tosaen (Thitima Sangkapitak). Kampi writes love songs towards Tosaen and those songs are used by Manop’s orchestra. Apika, daughter of Manop, discovers that songs are written by Kampi and refuses to buy them anymore believing it is a trick of Kata again. Tosaen becomes lover with Kata. A romance starts between Yotrak and Pumpuang, between Apika and Kampi. It causes concerns to both Kata and Manop (น้องชายของศัตรู). Pumpuang flees so Yotrak leaves the orchestra to find her. Pumpuang is indebted to Kata but she chooses freedom and love towards being a singer. Kata and Manop decide to launch strong fighting (สงครามเพลง / สงครามเลือด) against each other. Amid a battle between the two groups, Pumpuang convinces them for a truce. Tosaen tries to get back Kampi. Leuachai is not ready for truce. Apika quits Kampi as Tosaen left on purpose a bra in his car. During a concert, Leuachai tries to shoot Kata and Manop but finally gets punched by Kampi and then slot by Police. It is the end of violence in music orchestra contest. Tosaen tells the truth to Apika so she can be reunited with Kampi.

ล่าพยัคฆ์
ล่าพยัคฆ์

Year: 1983

Thai title: ล่าพยัคฆ์
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sukon Koewliam,Sombat Methanee,Toon Hiransap,Rith Luecha,Nard Poowanai,Chat Mongkolchai
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Thitima Sangkapitak

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Cha (Sombat Methanee) and Phayak (Toon Hiransap) are soldiers (รับจ้างชายแดน). While Phayak is away, ruffians raid his house. They kidnap his father and his sister Phayao. His sister is deceived by Khun Amnat, the local mafia leader, as he simulates a fake release. Ruffians shot the father but bullets cannot hurt him (ยิงไม่เข้า) as he is wearing a sacred protective amulet so they hit him very badly. Learning those bad news, Phayak goes back home. Nuan (Naowarat Yooktanun), Phayak's friend is also always harassed by the ruffians (วันนี้ไม่อยากทำบาป). Phayak's father dies. Phayak gets the protective amulet from his father mouth. Meanwhile Cha is left as dead at the border. Following tortures to the head by thugs, he losts his memory and is now always drunk. Phayak decides to revenge his father. It is typical 1980s decade movie when the main actor needs to seek revenge by himself as he cannot rely on Thai police. Khun Amnat uses bad influence and power to control the area (มีอำนาจ). Police believes him. Phayao sends a letter to meet her brother Phayak. Her brother is upset with her as she has a new husband (ผัว) just after their father died. Khun Amnat uses Cha to shoot Phayak but he survives thanks to the sacred amulet (ของดี). Phayak needs to flee as police now tries to catch him. Khun Amnat uses Phayao to convince her brother to surrender (มอบตัว) and uses Cha again to kill him. Phayao complains she has to more shelter (ไม่มีที่พัก). It is a trick to steal his amulet. Nuan's father is killed and she is kidnapped. Phayak needs to face Cha in order to release Nuan. Hopefully Cha recovers his memory on time. Phayao knows now that Khun Amnat is a lier so she takes back the amulet and flees from his home but she is shot by him. As usual bad guys are finally punished. No extra judicial killing this time as Khun Amnat is hand overed to the police. Thai people believe that sacred powerful Buddha amulets from famous Buddhist monks can protect them during fighting. Such amulets were used by Thai soldiers during Vietnam war.

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.

ดวงนักเลง
ดวงนักเลง

Year: 1983

Thai title: ดวงนักเลง
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Winit Pukdeewichit

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Nirut Sirijanya,Pisarn Akraseranee,Settha Sirachaya,Sahat Piempongsan
Main actress: Wiyada Umarin,Naowarat Yooktanun,Piathip Kumwong

A mysterious man arrives on a rainy night in a remote city and enters in the hotel bar. The hotel is half owned by young lady called Chonko (Wiyada Umarin). A crazy guy (Settha Sirachaya), always drunk (ขี้เมา), asks him to avoid troubles as bad ruffians are the real leaders here. The mysterious man is called Mek Suriya (Sorapong Chatree) and plays the judiciary guy against the ruffians terrorizing the drunkard (รับรองความปลอดภัย). Alcohol and cigarette are blurred on this movie digitalized from True Cable TV. Bamrong (Nirut Sirijanya) is playing cards against ruffians but lost accusing the ruffians to cheat. Mek ensures that the fight against Bamrong and a ruffian is fair. Mek and Bamrong win back the other half of the hotel from Dang, one of the ruffian working for godfather (เจ้าพ่อ) Sagnop. Serinya (Naowarat Yooktanun) arrives in the hotel and asks help for her brother Seri (Pisarn Akraseranee) who has just been beaten by ruffians. Serinya has come to teach Sagnop's children. Serinya and Seri meet Sagnop’s wife (Piathip Kumwong), Sumalee. Sagnop (Sahat Piempongsan) is a strong godfather and doesn’t hesitate to punish those who try to cheat him (เก็บใช้ในเมืองผี). Sagnop sends 5 hitmen to clear the issue with Mek. Mek always pays respect (ไหว้) to his Buddhist amulet after hitting some ruffians. Ruffians terrorized the city until Mek dares resisting them. One of the ruffians hitman defies Mek for an outdoor gun duel. It is a trick as other ruffians are hidden in the bush. The hitman is finally defeated and a strong message is sent to their big boss. Mek and Bamrong are too strong to be ordinary ruffians as they are well trained. Other ruffians storm the hotel bar but get defeated again by Mek (ผมไม่เคยตาย / อยากลองดู). Serinya and Seri are undercover policemen. They love each other (คู่รัก). Bamrong and Mek decide to go to Don Luang, Sagnop’s ranch, to be become his associates (ลูกน้อง). Sagnop is fond of Serinya and orders to kidnap her. Serinya has to marry with Sagnop but Sagnop is already married to Sumalee. Sumalee rescues Seri and bursts into tears follow up her many years of dispair with Sagnop. In the morning, Sumalee announced to Sagnop her decision to quit him, to go to Bangkok with her children and Seri. Sumalee is finally shot by Sagnop’s ruffians as Sagnop cannot accept this. Sagnop orders to kill Seri. Mek and Bamrong, warned by Serinya, go to help him. Bamrong is Sumalee's young brother. One of Bamrong’s nephew (หลาน) dies in a shoot out. Revenge is in the air... A final shoot out involving ruffians and army happens during Sagnop and Serinya’s wedding. Entertaining Molam dances are featured during the wedding. Sagnop and his ruffians are defeated. Mek Suriya, the mysterious judiciary, leaves (พี่ลาก่อน). The highlight of the movie is the first movie involving two big stars, i.e. Sorapong Chatree and Pisarn Akraseranee. Movie Duang Nak Leng (ดวงนักเลง) is not available on VCD or DVD in Thailand. Some digital versions from TV are available around such as a 1h29mn from Channel 9 (cut version) and a True Move Cable TV version of 1h54mn. It feels like a Tom Yam Thai western movie.

สี่คิงส์
สี่คิงส์

Year: 1982

Thai title: สี่คิงส์
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Nard Poowanai,Porjed Kaenpetch,Sahat Piempongsan,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Songthong
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Wiyada Umarin

The police is looking after a gang called "the four Kings" that extorts money from businessmen. The police is contacting a former repentant to get information but this one refuses to get involved in order to protect his family. Unfortunately, the "four Kings" gang, believing that the former repentant is helping the police, decides to kill him. They retaliate over his wife and daughter, who are killed. The former repentant then decides to fight "the four Kings" gang until death. A first version of this movie was released in year 1959. It featured Chaiya Suriyun and Amara Asavananda as main actors.

ขุนช้างขุนแผน  ตอนปราบจรเข้เถรขวาด
ขุนช้างขุนแผน ตอนปราบจรเข้เถรขวาด

Year: 1982

Thai title: ขุนช้างขุนแผน ตอนปราบจรเข้เถรขวาด
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sompote Sangduenchai,Neramit

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sor Asanajinda,Toon Hiransap
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Duangcheewan Komolsen

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This movie is based on the folklore story "Khun Chang Khun Paen" (ขุนช้างขุนแผน) but only on a limited part of the whole story. During Ayutthaya period, a middle age man, Master Taen (อาจารย์เถร), has strong magic knowledge (วิชา) so can seduce women through spells and can transform himself into a ferocious crocodile. His young apprentice (ลูกศิษย์) can also become a fierce crocodile. Young ladies Simala and Soifa are the wives of noble Phra Phi but Phra Phi spends all nights with Simala. Soifa becomes very jaleous and asks Master Taen to help her. Master Taen uses black magic incantations. Simala and Phra Phi get tortured like voodoo puppets. Due to incantations (พิธี), Simala gets a defigured face so that Phra Phi goes back to Soifa. Phra Chumpoon, Phra Phi's brother, tries to defend Simila. Soifa asks Master Taen for a love filter to force Simala having an affair with Phra Chumpoon so that she can be repudiated by Phra Phi. Nothing happens but Phra Phi nevertheless chases her. Phra Chumpoon asks for his father's help. The father, Paen, sees that his son is under spell influence. Soifa starts to panic. The king orders to arrest Master Taen but Master Taen and his apprentice become crocodiles to kill the soldiers. A reward is offered to catch the crocodiles. Paen searches for evidence such as wax effigy inside the bedroom. But nothing found as Soifa hides it well but Paen succeeds to find it and breaks the spell (พิธีแก้) for Simala. Master Taen sends an evil spirit to fight Paen but Paen's baby spirit (กุมารทอง) helps him. Master Taen is arrested by Phra Chumpoon. He refuses to break the spell for Phra Pi. Simala and Soifa need to show their purity (บริสุทธิ์) by walking without pain on hot charcoal. Soifa fails (ความดีต้องชนะความชั่ว) and is chased in Northern Thailand. The two crocodiles continue their rampage until they are stopped by Paen and Phra Chumpoon. Master Taen is defeated and killed by Phra Chumpoon. Characters are similar to traditional theatre "Like" (ลิเก), i.e. the leading actor (พระเอก), the leading actress (นางเอก), the jealous girl (นางเอก), the funny and hilarious supportive maids (ตัวตลก). This is another movie from famous Chaiyo productions and produced by Sompote Sangduenchai. This is the fourth movie including crocodiles killing human again. The previous movies were Crocodile (จระเข้ - 1980), Kraithong (ไกรทอง - 1980), Kraithong 2 (ไกรทอง 2 - 1985). As often with Sompote productions, it includes light salacious content, humorous dialogues and kitsch Fx (Yak flying).

ทอง ภาค 2
ทอง ภาค 2

Year: 1982

Thai title: ทอง ภาค 2
English title: Commando Gold

Rating: 3/5
Director: Chalong Pukdeewichit

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Krung Srivilai,Sahat Piempongsan,Robert Ginty,Rith Luecha,Somchai Samipak,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Wassana Sitthiweth,Naowarat Yooktanun,Lalana Sulawan,Sarah Langenfeld

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ทอง ภาค 2 / Goldraider is a sequel of ทอง ภาค 1. It was released in year 1982. It lasts 1h33mn. It is a DVD featuring English language with Thai subtitles. The plane leaving Laos with gold bars is shot down. There is a stock valued 200M USD on board. Cheut (Sombat Methanee) and Satra (Krung Srivilai), both present in first sequel, succeed to jump by parachute. Cheut ends in a mountain village where Wassana Sitthiweth is a teacher. Satra ends in another village led by Somchai Samipak and is accused of being a spy. As one leader wishes to marry Naowarat Yooktanun, Satra's life is spared as he needs to offer gold for the wedding. So Satra must lead them. Another team led by Mark (Robert Ginty) and including Cordelia (Sarah Langenfeld), Penpoin (Lalana Sulawan) - explosive expert -, Rith Luecha – knife expert - and others is on the way to the border to prevent communists to grab the gold bars. The commando has to get back three big boxes containing weapons and delivered by planes. The Laotian leader is a general (Manop Aussawathep), who has a crippled leg. He has to catch the gold raiders and find the gold bars to give back to his commander Sahat Piempongsan. While crossing a ravine, the gold raiders get reunited with Satra and Naowarat, who were fleeing from the Laotian soldiers. They finally all get captured except Mark, who flees through his flying motorcycle. Penpoin recognises her former Thai boyfriend, who is now a captain in the communist army. At night time, Mark releases them and they storm the ruffians' camp. As the village chief was killed, Naowarat guides them to the plane. They succeed to steal the gold bars from the laotian soldiers and rush to the Mekong river to wait for US helicopters. Manop Aussawathep tries to steal the gold from his own commander Sahat Piempongsan. Laotian army reinforcement arrives but the gold raiders succeed to slow them down. Gold is finally extracted but 5 of the gold raiders have lost their lives during the expedition.

ลูกเขยกำนัน
ลูกเขยกำนัน

Year: 1982

Thai title: ลูกเขยกำนัน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Dam Datsakorn,Toon Hiransap,Sukon Koewliam,Doo Dook Kradon,Chat Mongkolchai,Paen Pleumsachai,Pao Porapak
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Chaweewan Boonprok

Thai movie ลูกเขยกำนัน was released in year 1982. The movie is lost in Thailand but a 3 minutes trailer remains to be seen. Its image is unfortunately half damaged as the film was soaked with water and it has an inaudible sound. Various short sequences are shown in the trailer. Sombat Methanee is the subdistrict headman (กำนัน). Naowarat Yooktanun is his daughter. Dam Datsakorn and Toon Hiransap are fighting and punching each other. Naowarat is being kidnapped. Naowarat is fighting with veteran actress. It is a romantic action comedy movie. Similar to many Thai movies, it features various styles in order to please the whole family including with a hot love scene (featuring Dam and Chaweewan Boonprok). It uses the same ingredients as popular Thai movie ลูกสาวกำนัน (1981) but it was not as successful. Other actors seen in the trailer are Chat Mongkolchai and Pao Porapak, actor always playing tough ruffian roles. Other actors / actresses are รอง, Chaweewan Boonprok (ฉวีวรรณ บุญปรก), Sukon Koewliam, Doo Dook Kradon, หน่ำเลี๊ยบ, Paen Pleumsachai.

พ่อดอกรัก
พ่อดอกรัก

Year: 1982

Thai title: พ่อดอกรัก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Thitima Sangkapitak

Coming from a wealthy family and fed up by his mother still looking for a mate for him, a young man decides to flee his parents' home. He is living with an uncle on a boat on the Chayo Praya and is selling goods. During his adventure, he meets a rich young woman whom father is alcoholic, a young woman whom father is a local godfather, a young poor woman. Who will he choose? This movie contains many nice "LOOK TOUNG" (ลูกทุ่ง) songs.

ดาวเคียงเดือน
ดาวเคียงเดือน

Year: 1982

Thai title: ดาวเคียงเดือน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Toon Hiransap
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Supansa Nuengpirom,Sarinthip Siriwan,Marasri Bangchang

Two sisters are living together with their mother in a northern village. Their friend have gone to Bangkok and are making a good living. When their mother dies, they also have to go to Bangkok to earn money but they refuse to work in entertainment business. They finally work as domestic helpers in a high end family. Both of them love the family's son. But their family love is stronger than a rivality towards a man and they finally go back to the countryside. if all rural people go to Bangkok, who will cultivate rice for Bangkok people?

แม้เลือกเกิดได้
แม้เลือกเกิดได้

Year: 1982

Thai title: แม้เลือกเกิดได้
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Chana Kraprayoon

Main actor:
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Wiyada Umarin

This movie is about prostitutes's hard life, i.e. rape, violent pimp, having a baby with no father, their life without hope and good future, the society disdain, their life as sex objects and without any consideration from their customers, the "MAMASAN" forcing to serve too many customers every night, the sadness of being old and still a prostitute, young prostitutes' suicide. One day a prostitute with a baby quits the bordel to live with a man, who really loves her. Unfortunately he is a killer ("MEU PEUN" - มือปืน). Will she ever find happiness?

สายใจ
สายใจ

Year: 1981

Thai title: สายใจ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Pisarn Akraseranee,Porjed Kaenpetch,Sawin Sawangrat,Somsak Chaisongkram
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Sarinthip Siriwan,Nanthida Kaewbuasai,Ampha Pusit

Thai movie สายใจ was released in year 1981. It lasts 1h45mn. Yae Suk (Naowarat Yooktanun) and Den (Pisarn Akraseranee) have a car accident. They find an arrangement for the damages (ค่าเสียหาย). Her parents are Sarinthip Siriwan (คุณหญิง) and Sawin Sawangrat. Da (Nanthida Kaewbuasai) is her sister. Yae Suk is selling old items from her grandfather to allow the family to survive (หมดตัวแล้ว). But the parents either gamble the money or bet on horses. The father meet Somsak Chaisongkram and Saksit (Porjed Kaenpetch) while playing cards. The father invites them for lunch as he has the idea to marry his daughters in order to get money from the dowry (ค่าสินสมรส). A family gathering for all parties including Ampha Pusit happens to know each other. Da doesn't like Saksit as she believes he is just a gambler. He loses on purpose. Saksit pretends he can buy anything (ซื้อความนับถือความรักไม่ได้). Pho Lieng is also interested by Da and even tries to abuse her. Saksit helps her on time. They all go for a hike in the mountain but accidents occur. Finally Saksit and Da sympathize. Pho Lieng sends men to get rid of them. They have to spend the night in the forest but finally defeat the ruffians. As his daughters spent night outside home, the father claims his family name is tarnished (ขายหน้า). Da refuses to get sold (ถูกขาย). One old family friend mentions that the family name is already tarnished since a long time as the father and mother are strong gamblers. It shouldn't be the daughters' duty to pay for their gambling vice. Misunderstanding happens between Da and Saksit. Den helps to solve the issue. They finally get reunited also.

เสือมังกร
เสือมังกร

Year: 1981

Thai title: เสือมังกร
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Ampha Pusit

This movie deals about a group of Chinese refugees in North of Thailand area, who are the survivors of the 93rd Division of Chiang Kai Chek's Nationalist Army, the Kuomintang, who fled from China after communist victory and settled in these mountains in 1949. They live close to the borders with Laos and Myanmar in the middle of the poppy-growing area of the Golden Triangle. In return for the Kuomintang's military help, the soldiers and their families were given Thai ID papers that permitted them to live in this area. These ex-soldiers of the Kuomintang had to find ways to survive. They grow poppy and also levy a forfeit on the opium convoys that passed through their territory. In this movie, Thai villagers are fed up with Chinese villagers behavior that grow poppy to make opium. They want them to stop to harm Thai society. A group of Chinese villagers kidnap Lannoi, a young Thai lady. Her brother, Seua, a strong Thai young man, fights and wins to get her back but finally encourages her to stay to better know Chinese customs and marry a Chinese villager. She marries Fong Fong but there is no love. She discovers some Chinese customs (concubines, smoking opium, foot binding, women doing hard chores, cemetery with tombs, Chinese food...). She finally understands that Fong Fong loves her. Knowing that an opium convoy will exit soon from the village, she alerts the Thai villagers. A fight occurs and Chinese villagers have to step back. Lannoi admits she is the one to have warned the Thai people because Chinese people should stop opium commerce that harm society. Arguing happens between pro and con opium people. Finally Lannoi is condemned to death and shall be shot by Fong Fong, who do it dejectedly. Seua comes back to Chinese village for vengeance. Many pro opium fighters are killed and even Fong Fong is killed by one Chinese fighter. Following this disaster, Fong Fong's father promises they will stop growing poppy from now on.

พยัคฆ์ร้าย 6 แผ่นดิน
พยัคฆ์ร้าย 6 แผ่นดิน

Year: 1981

Thai title: พยัคฆ์ร้าย 6 แผ่นดิน
English title: Asian King

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Sahat Piempongsan,Suchao Pongwilai,Songthong,Rith Luecha,Phairoj Jaising
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Piyamas Monayakol

An international police squad (Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea and Philippines) investigates on a crime ring called "Asian King". This movie is also wrongly called "เปิดฟ้าผ่าโลกัณต์" by Lepso Studio. David is accused of international diamond robbery but released as proofs are not enough. He left for Hong Kong. Thai police follows him there to spy his activities. Finally he is found not guilty and joins the team to fight the Asian King gang, which is stealing diamonds. A whole international team is created to fight them. Win (Sorapong Chatree) is one of the Police team leader. Lady Napossa (Naowarat Yooktanun) joins the team as her jeweller father was killed by Asian King gang. Diamonds are stolen again during a top model show despite the police presence. Rumours are heard that Asian King team needs to gather in Pattaya. Asian King team tries all ways to get rid of the special police force but to no avail. Asian King team cache is hidden under a hotel swimming pool. The army comes to help the policemen to neutralize the Asian King tean. Through a final battle, many characters are injured or killed while assaulting the Asian King fortress. Win's self sacrifice inside the fortress succeeds to destroy it. A Thai TV serie or Lakorn (ละคร) based on this story was done in 2003. This movie is part of Thai heritage (มรดก) cinema serie. Despite a classic scenario, the highest value of this movie is to include the finest bunch of Thai actors from beginning of 1980s decade. A remake for TV was done in 2003.

ผีตาโบ๋
ผีตาโบ๋

Year: 1981

Thai title: ผีตาโบ๋
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Porjed Kaenpetch,Lor Tok,Sahat Piempongsan,Sithao Petcharoen
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Preeya Roongrueng,Chosri Misommon

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A fake taxi driver (No taxi meter in 1981 on taxis!) captures a young lady student. His boss, a mysterious and unscrupulous doctor (หมอ) Kampon, takes away her eyes. One of the eyes cannot be used as the fake taxi driver punches her. Da, the doctor’s wife, is blind following a car accident so Kampon needs to find new eyes (ดวงตา). Noi (Naowarat Yooktanun) and Pol,a young couple, are married but have financial difficulties. Pol is looking for a job. The bad servants capture a drunken tramp to steal his eyes. His eyes cannot be used as they are sick (ตายฟรีๆสองคน!). So Kampon shall select next time the donor by himself. Kampon meets Pol and is immediately interested by his eyes. Nang Soi (Preeya Roongrueng), Kampon's servant, is possessed by the two dead spirits (ผีเข้า), i.e. the lady student and the tramp, while walking near their graves. A shaman (หมอผี) is needed. The shaman recommends to put drawing representing religious mystical symbols (ยันต์) and sacred threads (สายสิญจน์) in front of the house to repel ghosts. Kampon's servant comes to take Pol to work. It is a trick to take his eyes to give to his blind wife. The body is thrown away in the same cemetery as the previous bodies (ศพ). Noi has bad premonition about her husband. One of servant Off wishes to help some villagers friends to make love filters so he tells them where to find a fresh dead body, i.e. Pol, to make corpse oil (น้ำมันพราย). Thanks to Pol’s eyes, Da can see again. A shaman (อาจารย์) wakes up Pol's spirit by wishing to get corpse oil (ผีตาโบ๋). It turns to a fiasco. Pol wants his eyes back (เอาลูกตาของกูคืนมา) and wishes to kill Kampon. Noi is worried about her husband and visits Kampon to get news. There is opposition between the modern doctor (นักวิทยาศาสตร์) and the ghost. The doctor has to accept ghost reality and asks help from a traditional shaman called Ket! Pol ghost visits his own house and discusses with his youngest daughter. Only young children are not afraid of ghosts. Pol ghost terrorizes local villagers. Pol appears in Noi's dreams and asks her to remove the sacred items in front of Kampon's house. He is now able inside the house, gets revenge and his eyes back. Shaman Ket cannot help and escapes death as Noi asks Pol ghost to stop his killings. Pol ghost is reduced to ashes and worms as the sunny morning arrives. There is a short funny apparition of legendary comic actor Lor Tok as a guy stealing coconuts at nighttime. As usual in 1980s movies, there is mix of slight horror and comedy with simple Fx effects.

เงินปากผี
เงินปากผี

Year: 1981

Thai title: เงินปากผี
English title: Ghost Money

Rating: 3/5
Director: Chana Kraprayoon

Main actor: Jatuphol Poopirom,Lor Tok,Suchao Pongwilai
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Nipaporn Nongnuch,Chosri Misommon

Malee (Chosri Misommon) is married to Lor Tok, an alcoholic caretaker. Lor Tok has a daughter called Lao (Nipaporn Nongnuch) and a son called Lo. Malee has also a son from a previous wedding. He is called Mon (ทะลึ่ง). Lor Tok is a husband believing his wife more than his children so relationship is very bad between his children and the new wife. Teacher Awan (Naowarat Yooktanun) meets Pop (Jatuphol Poopirom) visiting the countryside per invitation from his friend, a policeman played by Suchao Pongwilai. The father doesn't give money anymore to his children so Lo thinks about stealing the coins from dead corpses (เงินปากผี). With two friends (Biaw and Pui), Lo goes in a Buddhist temple at night time to steal coins from corpses stored in a morgue. The teacher brings Pop to a famous sacred cave where birds can be heard but not seen. Many people died there. The three children spent all their pocket money so decide to go to the sacred cave to look for additional coins. They dig up a coffin with a corpse still in perfect condition (ผีเขมร). One of the kids forces to open the mouth in order to get the coin so causing the dead spirit to be very upset. Biaw dies because of the ghost. The boy Lo wishes to give back the coins to the spirit but Mon has stolen the coins and plan to sell them in Bangkok. The policeman enquiries on the coins found on Biaw. Biaw's mother gives the coins to the teacher. The spirit then possesses the teacher and frightens Pui at night time. Pui is found with burnt hands. As Lo recognises his stealing, the spirit doesn't hurt him but forces him to watch Pui digging endlessly. The spirit is now after Malee and sends hell birds (นกนรก) to punish her as she is a liar. Pui finally dies. A spirit doctor (หมอผี) arrives in the village and warns the teacher Awan that she is possessed. He asks to meet her in the sacred cave to perform an exorcist ceremony (พิธี) but he is found dead. The spirit kills both Malee and Mon. Villagers finally request the help of a Buddhist monk in order to neutralize successfully the evil ghost. In 2014, this movie was fully restored in beautiful colorful HD version by Five Star company.

ลูกสาวแม่ค้า
ลูกสาวแม่ค้า

Year: 1981

Thai title: ลูกสาวแม่ค้า
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

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

A young feminine seller is in love with a Thai Boxer but her family doesn't want her to marry him. So her family tries to present other bachelors to her. The Thai Boxer becomes famous and is contacted to cheat a boxing match. As he refused, he is seriously injured by the mafia. Will their love story become a reality?.

ค่าน้ำนม
ค่าน้ำนม

Year: 1981

Thai title: ค่าน้ำนม
English title:

Rating: 5/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Porjed Kaenpetch
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Naowarat Yooktanun,Wiyada Umarin

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It is a remake of the movie ชายผ้าเหลือง shot in 1974. The story is about the love of a mother towards her two sons, Khun Thong and Salika. Khun Thong, in self defense, shots Na khan, who previously killed his father 10 years ago and also injured his mother during a recent raid. The mother's love becomes painful because Khun Thong has become an outlaw. This movie has similar scenario to the version shot in 1974 but it focus more about the mother suffering. Na Khan's son used Khun Thong's name to raid other houses so Khun Thong has no way to quit. Khun Thong is a Thai Robin Wood and gives help to the poorest. Khun Thong is still a good son and keeps the money he robs for his mother and for his younger brother to enter monkhood. Rejected by both his mother and brother who refuse dirty money, Khun Thong decides to work as a peasant and carpenter to earn money from his hard work. But fate is against him. His girlfriend is trapped by Na khan son's gang, raped and killed. Khun Thong is accused again. His mother is disappointed by his behavior, saying it was not worth to educate him for becoming an outlaw and that feeding milk to him (ค่าน้ำนม) was such a waste. He becomes an outlaw again to catch Na Khan's son. He wants his teammates to surrender and become good people. Finally he catches Na Khan's son, who recognizes all the evil he has done over Khun Thong's name. It is too late as her mother doesn't want to talk to Khun Thong anymore. Willing to die, he misbehaves a last time to force his mother to shoot him. Before dying, Khun Thong and his mother confirm their filial love and Khun Thong can grab Salika's yellow robe as his brother has become a monk. It is certainly one of the best role of Sorapong Chatree.

ถ้าเธอยังมีรัก
ถ้าเธอยังมีรัก

Year: 1981

Thai title: ถ้าเธอยังมีรัก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: ChatriChalerm Yukol

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Tukata Jindanuch

Cheut is a man deceived by love and women. He buys a car to go to South of Thailand with two friends he met by chance. One lady is called Nut, who has been deceived by a man also. Reung is a man who just exits from prison and goes back to the South, hoping his former wife is still loving him. Many funny experiences happen to them during their journey. During the progress of the journey, they start to forget the past and look to the future with hope.

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.

สามใบเถา
สามใบเถา

Year: 1980

Thai title: สามใบเถา
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor:
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Supansa Nuengpirom,Ampha Pusit

A middle age father has three beautiful daughters, i.e. Thiep, Aew and Sa. They have been educated abroad. They get on well with Cherry, daughter of the house's maid. Happiness is daily present in the house. They play tricks to each other and rediscover Thailand (spicy food, usage of chopstick) after so many years abroad. Their father wants to send them to school to learn Thai customs and culture (เรียนเป็นคนไทย). They are not willing to go so Cherry teaches them. The father's best friend has three sons, i.e. Pol, Ten and Kiat. The three young men court the three ladies. The father decide to bring his three daughters to Chiang Mai to show them Thai countryside. The three young men also follow up. They go back together to Bangkok driving a van. A traffic accident happens. Aew is paralyzed and cannot walk again. Thiep becomes blind and cannot see again (มืดเกินไป). Sa doesn't have major injuries. The father believes it is linked to his karma and it doesn't change his love for his children. The three young men have only minor injuries. Thiep believes she has no use for society anymore. The romantic comedy evolves to a drama mixing happiness and sadness. Tensions erupt between the three sisters especially from Thiep. Before there were only smiles and laughters but now there is no more. Thiep thinks about suicide. Thiep rejects Sa as sister (เสียดวงตา - เสียดวงใจ) as she believes Sa is mean with her. The only way to cure Thiep is to find a eye donator for her. The three actresses provide an impressive dramatic performance with many teardrops. Sa wants to suicide in order that her eyes can be reused for Thiep. Thiep prevents the suicide. A donator is finally found by the hospital. The family is reunited and happiness is back. This movie is similar to a Piek poster movie with songs and reflection of Thai society with its good aspects and bad aspects.

ผ่าปืน
ผ่าปืน

Year: 1980

Thai title: ผ่าปืน
English title: CRIME TARGET

Rating: 3/5
Director: Chalong Pukdeewichit

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Rith Luecha,Manop Aussawathep,Sahat Piempongsan,Boo Wibunnan
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Duangcheewan Komolsen

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Chatree (Sahat Piempongsan) and Boo (Boo Wibunnan), two rich men, take part to social activities implying donations. Chatree's wife (Duangcheewan Komolsen) is a former bar singer. Their relationship is not going on well. Meanwhile ruffians rob a jewelry. Police inspector (สารวัตร) Kampan shots them (จับตาย 3 ศพ). Manop, brother of two deceased ruffians, is upset and looks for revenge towards Kampan. Naowarat, new young female policeman, has to work with Kampan (Sombat Methanee) known as "pitiless gun" (ปืนโหด). Kampan has lost his wife during an intervention. Since that time, he is a lonely policeman and is well known to kill bad guys with one bullet only with his magnum 357. Naowarat's father is the head of Thai police. Naowarat just comes back from Chicago after high successful studies. Chatree is the owner of a nightclub but he is losing money. Outside the nightclub, two thugs try to kill Kampan but they get finally shot by him. Reut and Manop try to kill inspector Kampan again. As they fail, they flee through a school minibus. Without knowing it, there are Chatree and Boo's sons in the minibus! Children are used as protection (ตัวประกัน). The ruffians ask for a ransom of 10M baht that shall be carried by Kampan (มือดี). Kampan brings no gun but has a special watch in order to be located anywhere. Chatree is in fact Manop's boss (เจ้านาย). Kampan's watch is discovered and after some torture, he is put in a sealed hole with Chatree's wife and her lover dead bodies. Buried alive, Kampan escapes death thanks to some workers finishing Chatree's house canalisations. The ruffians ask 1M USD to the Chinese businessman against his son's life. Money exchange shall happen in a full football stadium but Kampan and Naowarat make their plan foiled. Reut is killed. Chatree and Manop bring the kids into a disaffected factory. Following his own son pleas, Chatree surrenders. Kampan shots Manop. Children are freed. It could be the Thai version of "Dirty Harry" as Kampan also does self justice. The Thai version lasts 1h38mn. An international version was also released by Filmark production and is lasting 1h30mn. The international name is "CRIME TARGET".

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.

วิมานไฟ
วิมานไฟ

Year: 1979

Thai title: วิมานไฟ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Settha Sirachaya
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Naowarat Yooktanun,Pornpan Ketmamatsu

Phumaret is a young man going to a funeral but he is late. His father was a friend of the deceased man. There he meets the three daughters of the deceased man. The eldest daughter Nid provides him a job in the family company, a house to live in and money as salary advance. Phumaret is fond of Noi the second daughter but finally asks Nid for wedding due to her kindness. Disappointed by Noi's refusal, Phumaret also seduces the youngest daughter and marries her secretly one day before his wedding with Nid. The youngest daughter becomes pregnant and a row happens between her, Nid and Phumaret. Nid, being so disappointed and heart broken, stabs her young sister and is confined in a hospital for insane persons. Phumaret decides to become a monk in order to compensate the bad deeds he has done with the three sisters.

เลือดทมิฬ
เลือดทมิฬ

Year: 1979

Thai title: เลือดทมิฬ
English title: Revenge

Rating: 4/5
Director: Pisarn Akraseranee

Main actor: Pisarn Akraseranee,Lak Apichat,Witoon Karuna,Pipop Pupinyo,Sor Asanajinda,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Somjit Sapsamruey

Thai movie เลือดทมิฬ was released in year 1979 and lasts 2h04mn. The movie was never released in Thailand but a VHS with Swedish subtitles was released in decade 1980s in Sweden. This movie was also shown on Thai TV cable under a 1h32mn short version. Movie director is Pisarn Akraseranee. Movie starts with a speech about Thai soldiers protecting Thailand, Buddhism, the King and sacrificing their life to perform their duty. Da (Lak Apichat), Tong (Pisarn Akraseranee), Witoon (Witoon Karuna) are three soldiers and friends. The three friends end up in a bar during a recreation. Da fight against Wang (Pipop Pupinyo) regarding a lady. Tong is back to countryside to meet his parents Sor Asanajinda, Somjit Sapsamruey and his sister Prang. He meets Song (Naowarat Yooktanun), daughter of local mafia leader (เจ้าพ่อ) Boonleut. Boonleut wishes to get their land. Yord (Manop Aussawathep) is used as ruffian to force them. Yot (จีรศักดิ์ ปิ่นสุวรรณ) is another tough guy working for Boonleut. Sri Thong has become Yot's wife but she still loves Tong as she was forced by Yot. Today is Naowarat's birthday party. Upset that Sri Thong told the truth to Tong, Yot decides to send her working to a brothel (เข้าซ่อง). Sri Tong hangs herself following multiple rapes by Yot's men. While Tong is guarding Sri Thong's body, Boonleut, Yot and his men storm Tong's home, killing his parents and raping Prang. Tong kills two men and is now aware that Boonleut, Yot and Yord are behind. Police cannot help. Tong refuses to incinerate his parents' bodies until he has done justice himself. Prang, following shame and her parents' death, also hangs herself. Tong's life is in havoc. Tong wishes to revenge. He storms the ruffians' place and axes many of them. He then chases Yord by car and speed boat but Boonleut and his men embuscade him. Tong escapes death as police arrives at the right time. Tong flees from hospital and takes refuge in North of Thailand in Da's home. Da, Tong and Witoon are back with war weapons. They storm the ruffians' home and perform a rampage. Yot is hanged by Tong. Tong loses sanity as he shoots unarmed members of Boonleut. Yord is also killed and Song, Boonleut’s daughter, is captured. Tong behaves badly with Song (เหมือนคนบ้า, สัตว์นรก, ไม่ใช่คน) but finally recognizes he is wrong as she is not responsible of her father’s behavior. Song understands Tong and flees with him. Romance start between Tong and Song. Meanwhile police is chasing them as Boonleut believes Tong forces his daughter to follow him. About to be captured by Police, Thong asks Song to shoot him as he doesn’t want to end up all his life in jail. Song follows him… เลือดทมิฬ is a powerful and violent movie.

ยิ้มสวัสดี
ยิ้มสวัสดี

Year: 1978

Thai title: ยิ้มสวัสดี
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Phairoj Sangwaribut,Settha Sirachaya
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

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Since her birth, a tycoon father is chaperoning his daughter with excess. Her daughter, fed up with this life, decide to flee and go in the south of Thailand. The police is looking for her. She met a journalist that is helping her in exchange of an exclusive news coverage. But love emerges between the two young people.

ขอเช็ดน้ำตาให้ตัวเอง
ขอเช็ดน้ำตาให้ตัวเอง

Year: 1978

Thai title: ขอเช็ดน้ำตาให้ตัวเอง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sawin Sawangrat,Chana Sriubon
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Naiyana Shewanan,Tharika Thidathip

Daen Chai is a young teen happing problems with her stepfather and his son. She decides to flee home but always thinks about her mother left alone with her bad stepfather. She gets shelter in Pa and Lung's home who have pity on her. They treat her in a similar way as their own daughter. But one day, Lung declares his love for Daen Chai and forces to have private relationship with him in exchange of a promise to send her to study in Japan. Daen Chai accepts as she wishes to be able to help her mother when she gets a job but she is fed up with men behavior. Back from Japan, she finds a job in a fashion design house. The boss, Phong, surprised by her strong character, asks her for marriage. They are happy together but Phong's sister wishes to break their love by introducing Miss Pree to Phong. Miss Pree succeeds to seduce Phong. Daen Chai blames Phong of having a mistress or เมียน้อย. Phong and Daen Chai finally divorce but Daen Chai is still in Phong's heart despite he has to marry Miss Pree. Fate is against Miss Pree that discovers she has a terminal cancer...

มนต์รักอสูร
มนต์รักอสูร

Year: 1978

Thai title: มนต์รักอสูร
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Pisarn Akraseranee,Pete Thongjure,Sompong Phonmitr
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

มนต์รักอสูร is a Thai movie released in year 1978. Nam Pheung (Naowarat Yooktanun) is a teacher but she needs to miss school often as her parents are sick. The father (เชาว์ แคล่วคล่อง) cannot see anymore. The mother (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) is sick also. The school headmaster (ครูใหญ่) cannot keep her in the school but proposes his help as he loves Nam Pheung. She refuses. Phan (Sompong Phonmitr) recommends Nam Pheung to Teut (Pisarn Akraseranee), a rich man looking for a domestic helper and teacher for his son. The son (Pete Thongjure) is very badly educated and doesn't listen to anybody (เด็กอาละวาด). The father is alcoholic and has a bad temper (คนใจยักษ์ใจหมา). Nam Pheung shall get 30 000 bath for one year and her parents to be sent to hospital in Bangkok so she accepts. Villagers comment that Teut bought Nam Pheung. The son Nan dislikes her as he is worried she wants to replace his deceased mother (อีตาหวาน). Despite her willingness to improve the house (better food, birds), Nan still dislikes her (เกลียดมัน, อยากเป็นแม่เลี้ยงของฉัน, พ่อเอาเป็นเมีย). The headmaster is still chasing Nam Pheung for wedding but she still refuses. Nan invents that he saw them kissing. So Teut is upset by Nam Pheung and forces her one night treating her like a slave (นาย / ทาส). Theuan (อัญชลี ชัยศิริ), sister of the deceased wife, still dreams of making Teut her husband. She receives a letter sent by Nan asking for help. While visiting his tea factory, Teut is injured at the head. Nam Pheung is acting as nurse. Theuan hasn't a good behavior (beer, smoking) compared to Nam Pheung. Theuan arranges to chase away the domestic helpers close to Nam Pheung and Nam Pheung herself. Theuan has to do the cooking and cleaning by herself as she has chased everybody out of the house and it turns to be a disaster. Teut misses Nam Pheung. Theuan wishes to go back to Bangkok. Finally Teut declares his love to Nam Pheung and Nan considers her as his new mother. The movie is ending too fast. Probably part of the movie end has been cut. The movie is lasting 1h43mn and this version is coming from a Vhs copy. A first movie version was released in year 1954 and Thai TV series were released in years 1989 and 2004. Following the success of romantic movie รักเอย, the movie producer used the two same main actors. The movie was shot in 9 days only.

รักเอย
รักเอย

Year: 1978

Thai title: รักเอย
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Pisarn Akraseranee,Aphorn Tonawanik
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

Parun's wife, Tum (ต้อม), goes to London to visit her mum. Their couple is not doing well as Tum is easily bad tempered (หงุดหงิด). Parun takes a break and goes to Chiang Mai for one week to rest at his sister’s home. Parun meets Noi (เจ้าน่อย), young lady, at Wattana's birthday. They are both coming from Thai aristocracy. Piak (เปี๊ยก) is Noi’s close friend. He is the son of a housekeeper working at Noi’s parents home. Piak loves secretly Noi since years. Parun is having a business in Chiang Mai sending artifacts abroad such as umbrella, carvings, silk... Parun often invites Noi to go out. It makes Piak very jealous. Love starts to emerge between Parun and Noi. Wattana asks Parun to break up with Noi before it is too late as she is still a young lady and Parun is a married man. But Parun continues his romance. Noi's father chases Parun from his home as he discovers that Parun is already married. His wife comes back from England and flies to Chiang Mai. She is pregnant. Noi cannot forget Parun. Piak, upset, has arguments with Parun as this one claims he can love two women. Parun promises to Noi to divorce with his wife to marry Noi. Noi also promises to wait for Parun. Parun doesn't know yet that his wife, Tum, is pregnant. Finally the two women meet and Parun presents his wife to Noi. Disappointed by men, Noi wishes to make a break and takes refuge in Piak’s friend farm. With Piak, Noi starts to smile again. Noi cannot forget Parun but is now aware of Piak's true love. While painting landscape, Noi is bitten by a snake. Jum (จุ๋ม), also loving secretly Piak for years, helps Noi. Piak doesn't see Jum's love. Noi doesn't see Piak's love. Tum accepts to divorce with her husband as she knows there is no more love from him and Parun feels obliged to honor his promise to Noi. Piak asks to marry Noi but Noi also feels obliged to honor her promise to Parun. The domestic helper finally reveals Tum's pregnancy to Parun. Parun and Noi meet each other again and agree to cancel their promise (เลิกสัญญา). Parun and Tum are back together. Piak and Noi also. “Love can be sweet or bitter, we are still looking for it” is the conclusion of this sweet moralist Thai romance movie. A few romantic sweet songs with guitar are performed during the movie. The shooting highlights the beautiful landscapes of North of Thailand.

รักข้ามโลก
รักข้ามโลก

Year: 1978

Thai title: รักข้ามโลก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Chalong Pukdeewichit

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Somchai Samipak,Witoon Karuna
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Piathip Kumwong,Lalana Sulawan,Juree Osiri

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Thai police inspector (สารวัตร) Ton (Krung Srivilai) is chasing drug traffickers. Heroin traffickers are shot dead by a mysterious helicopter while trying to flee police in USA. 20M baht are lost. To compensate their loss, traffickers need to get drugs directly from Golden Triangle in Thailand. Anong (Piathip Kumwong) is married to a drunkard foreigner. Nit (Naowarat Yooktanun) is her daughter. The husband Mike has a secret arrangement with the US ruffians as he becomes rich suddenly. They all travel to USA. The drug traffic is coming from Thailand to USA through antics. Maem Clara is a small antics shop’s owner. She is working with Pai (สมชาย สามิภักดิ์ - Somchai Samipak), who is the driver, and with Fon (Witoon Karuna). Noon (Lalana Sulawan) is Pai's daughter. Even Osiri, veteran actress and Somchai Samipak's wife, has a small role. Pai's van is followed up by Mike. Mike tries to stop Pai's van. Finally Ton helps to push back the ruffians but they all have to flee. Unfortunately Anong is captured by Mike (เป็นตัวประกัน) while fleeing. While running away from the ruffians, romance starts between Noon and Ton, between Fon and Nit. Ton fails to find heroin in uncle Pai's van. Maem Clara is the real master behind the traffic. As usual, Krung can defeat his opponents thanks to his powerful kicks. Heroin is finally hidden inside the teak wood that uncle Pai ordered from Thailand. Mike is dropped and shot by his friends. Nit and Noon are also captured. Before dying, Mike discloses to Ton where the ruffians are heading to. Police is then chasing their boat. Through final shootings and bombings, ruffians are all killed, Mit and Noon are released but Nit's mother is losing her life. Thai movie รักข้ามโลก, directed by Chalong Pukdeewichit, was mainly shot in USA in 1978. This romance and action movie includes one love song by Witoon Karuna. Another movie called ล่าข้ามโลก directed by Chalong Pukdeewichit was also shot in USA in 1983.

ขุนดอน
ขุนดอน

Year: 1978

Thai title: ขุนดอน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Chai Meekunsut

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Krung Srivilai,Manop Aussawathep,Phairoj Jaising,Kanchit Kwanpracha
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Duangcheewan Komolsen,Pawana Chanajit

In Isan area, during a traditional dance (รำวง) party in a village, young man Pui (Sorapong Chatree) and young woman Bulai (Naowarat Yooktanun) are agressed by local ruffian (ผู้ร้าย). Khun Don, local Robin Hood thief, chases the thugs (นักเลง) away. The ruffians' leader is subdistrict headman (กำนัน) Phichit. Two Bangkokian friends come to visit Bulai, i.e. Phanit (Pawana Chanajit) and Thantip (Duangcheewan Komolsen). Phanit mistakes Khun Don with another man called Paradorn that she loved before. Phichit, lewd (ลามก) headman, wants Bulai as his wife. Phichit accuses the two Bangkokian ladies to be linked to Khun Don. Subdistrict headman Phichit is using bad influence (อิทธิพล), strong power (อำนาจ) and money to control the area and performs robbery (ปล้น). His team commits bus burglary under Khun Don name. Pui is accused of roberry and jailed by police officer (ผู้กอง) Thanu (Phairoj Jaising). Mysteriously the district offer orders to free Pui. Bulai joins Khun Don's team to fight subdistrict headman Phichit. Amorous jousts happens between the main characters. Infiltering Phichit's team, Bulai provides information to catch him and his ruffians. Police and army join. Following heavy gun fights, Phichit and his thugs are neutralized (ทำร้ายชาติ). As often during such Thai action movies, it is revealed that three young ladies were undercover policewomen. Pui is a also a policeman and Khun Don is a soldier. Couples are formed and weddings are announced. It is a typical movie 1970s mixing action, romance and songs (Country style Luk Thung - ลูกทุ่ง - and Molam - หมอลำ - music). Eight major actors from 1970s decade are present in this movie.

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.

เหนือกว่ารัก
เหนือกว่ารัก

Year: 1978

Thai title: เหนือกว่ารัก
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Yodchai Meksuwan
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Aranya Namwong,Nipaporn Nongnuch,Tharika Thidathip

A poor woman has to leave her daughter as she cannot take care about her and is giving her to a wealthy family. When growing, the daughter discovered that she has another real mother. In order not to destroy the wealthy family harmony, the poor woman has to play the role of a bad woman, the role of a prostitute to disappoint her daughter. As it is not enough to break her daughter's love, she is no choice than to become a nun ("MAE CHI" - แม่ชี).

โตไม่โตซัดดะ
โตไม่โตซัดดะ

Year: 1978

Thai title: โตไม่โตซัดดะ
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Lor Tok,Pinyo Parnnui
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Naiyana Shewanan,Metta Roongrat

Ananda, high society lady, is pregnant. She has to give away her child to save appearances. Twenty years passed. Ananda is still thinking about her lost child. Ananda is the elder (พีใหญ่) and has two brothers Klang (พีกลาง) and Lek (พีเล็ก). She is married to a man called Boon and they have a daughter called Phiu. Klang (Sombat Methanee) refuses a wedding with Phiu as they are like brother and sister (ญาติ). Klang is fiance to a singer called ReudeeWan (Naowarat Yooktanun). Klang is ashamed that ReudeeWan is a singer but she wants to keep her freedom. Tia (Naiyana Shewanan) is a young girl living in a poor family. Her brother is called To. He is deformed like Quasimodo. They are selling food by using a mobile cart. Drugged people kill Tia and To's mother to get money to buy narcotics. One day accidentally Klang destroys Tia's cart and asks her to work as domestic helper with her brother when he learns about her mother's tragic death. One evening Lek is drunk and Phiu takes benefit of it to secure her future. ReudeeWan fights with Tia as ReudeeWan sees Tia as a rival. Tia uses sharp tongue with Phiu, ReudeeWan and Ananda. Tia has feelings for Klang. Boon always plays cards and loses. One day Boon is drunk and tries to abuse Tia. As he is the master (เจ้านาย), he believes he can have right over Tia (ดูถูกคนใช้) and treats her as a prostitute. To protects his sister, To hits Boon. Tia slaps Ananda as this latter despises her. Tia and To leave the home as there are not happy (ไม่สบายใจ) here. Tia finds a new job as beautician. To becomes a thief! 200 000 baht are stolen by ruffians. To is captured but is released as he helps the Police to get back the money. The head of the ruffians is Boon! Tia is working in a beauty shop (ผู้เสริมสวย). Ruffians kidnap her as Boon wants Tia to be his wife (เมีย). She succeeds to flee and threatens to fill a complaint (แจ้งความ). Following Klang's request, To and Tia are back to his home. Later To is shot by gun. Ananda is selfish (ใจร้าย) as she refuses to stain her car with To's bleeding body. In fact To is Ananda's lost child. To is safe (ปลอดภัย). Still looking for revenge, Boon orders to kill Ananda but To sacrifices his life to save her. To asks Ananda to take care of Tia (ฝาก). Boon gets shot by his own ruffians. This movie highlights that perceptions can be wrong. Poor people can be good also and high society people (ผู้ดี) can be bad also. This two hours movie features nice 1970s songs.

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.

อย่าลืมฉัน
อย่าลืมฉัน

Year: 1977

Thai title: อย่าลืมฉัน
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Ruj Ronnapop

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sawin Sawangrat,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Somphob Benjatikul,Adul Dulyarat
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Naowarat Yooktanun,Chosri Misommon,Marasri Isarangkul,Tharika Thidathip

Thai romance movie อย่าลืมฉัน was released in year 1977. The movie lasts around 2 hours 04 minutes and was released under VCD format. Movie director is Director is Ruj Ronnapop. Khaem (Sombat Methanee) and Suriyong (Aranya Namwong), both students, are in love. They shall marry. Finally Suriyong, due to filial duty (บุญคุณ), has to marry an older rich man, who is a banker. Khaem is disappointed and goes overseas. Suriyong never had chance to explain to him (มีเหตุผล). Fed up to be at home, Suriyong looks for a job and is engaged as secretary (เลขา). Her new boss is just back from overseas and is Khaem himself! Working relationship is difficult as Khaem makes it hard for Suriyong due to resentments. Khaem is also giving hard time to his managers (ผู้จัดการ) Somkit (Sawin Sawangrat) and Boon (Sayan Chantaraviboon). Khaem has a new girlfriend (แฟน) called Kaelong (Naowarat Yooktanun). Suriyong still wears the ring given by Khaem. Khaem spies Suriyong as she sees a man called Eua meeting her. For Eua (Somphob Benjatikul), Suriyong is only her stepmother (แม่เลี้ยง). He has no other feelings despite Khaem’s suspicion. Alita, Khaem’s gig from overseas, is back to Thailand and brings him trouble. Khaem is aware that Suriyong has two children but those two children are in fact from the previous wife of the banker, who died earlier. One night, while bringing the kids for holidays, Khaem becomes lover with Suriyong. There is misunderstanding as Suriyong believes it was arranged to trick her. Suriyong becomes pregnant. Khaem is upset to always see Suriyong with Eua so he writes a harsh letter to her. Khaem asks for a wedding with Kaelong as soon as possible. Finally Suriyong plans to flee overseas (หายกลุ้มก็กลับมาเอง). Khaem, realising his mistakes and misunderstandings due to jealousy, rushes to airport in order to find Suriyong before she leaves Thailand…

มนต์รักแม่น้ำมูล
มนต์รักแม่น้ำมูล

Year: 1977

Thai title: มนต์รักแม่น้ำมูล
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sukon Koewliam,Settha Sirachaya
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Piathip Kumwong,Naiyana Shewanan

This folk-music movie is similar to "mon rak luuk thung". It features folk or "LUUK THUNG" songs. It is about love stories between villagers from Ubon, i.e. a teacher and his fiancee staying in Bangkok, a farmer wishing to be a singer and his fiancee, a school director and a nurse.

คู่ทรหด
คู่ทรหด

Year: 1977

Thai title: คู่ทรหด
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Settha Sirachaya,Krung Srivilai,Sorapong Chatree,Adul Dulyarat
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Tasawan Saneewong

Ithipon (Sorapong Chatree) is a police inspector (สารวัตร). He doesn't have a car (รถแข่ง) as he refuses any corrupting money from the mafia. Yot (Krung Srivilai) is another policeman, who has a hot temper (รุนแรง) and uses easily guns to stop robbers (ผู้ร้าย). In a single day, he shot four robbers. It makes big headlines in newspapers. Ithipon always follows the law (ความยุติธรรม) and wants to give a good image of the police to Thai citizens. His family is poor. It includes his sister, Am, and his mother. Am is still a student and is addicted (ติต) to marijuana (กัญชา). Ithipon needs to solve many issues linked to the facts that policemen do not always behave well in private life also (club singer pregnant and dropped...). Ithipon sometimes acts like a social assistant. Ithipon’s team deals with heroin dealing case, prostitution cases, rape case, police corruption but also everyday ordinary cases. This movie shows the kind of crimes faced by Thai society in 1970s. Yot, by killing some drug dealers, puts the mess again (มือปราบจับตาย) as no proofs and information can be got from dead bodies. Yot’s behavior is linked to his past when he was ten years old. His mother was murdered by a carpenter who was acquitted due to lack of proofs despite he saw him with his own eyes! So nowadays he has become a harsh policeman. Yot has been suspended (ถูกราชการ) following the drug failure case. Rich people use their power to influence police. A businesswoman wishes to have her son released! Ithipon needs to arrest his own sister Am as she was caught smoking opium (ติตยา) in an illegal den. Ithipon remains inflexible. The law is same for all so he refuses to help his sister and has to perform his duty (นาที). Yot continues to shoot illegally some bad people and wish to clean the Thai society. Ithipon meets Eewa, his former girlfriend. Ithipon is poor so he couldn't marry with Eewa. As Eewa's parents were sick, Eewa had no choice than becoming the mafia leader Kongwan’s mistress. As her parents are both dead, Ithipon proposes to take care of Eewa and hides her. Kongwan's ruffians are looking for Eewa. They storm Ithipon's home, hurt the mother and kidnap him. As Ithipon refuses to speak and to accept dirty money every month, Kongwan drugs him with heroin to make him dependent and to know where is Eewa. Finally Ithipon breaks down and tells them where Eewa is. Being inflexible with law, what did Ithipon gain? His mother is injured, his sister is in hospital and he is also addicted now (ตรงกับกฎหมายไม่ได้อะไร). His family is wrecked and his sister despises him. Eewa is kidnapped by Kongwan again. While being under treatment Ithipon flees from hospital. Being beaten by drug sellers, he is rescued by Pen. She was a prostitute Ithipon helped before to leave this profession. As a way to thank him she takes care about him until he can recover. Redemption is always possible (ยังมีทางแก้). Both his sister and mother have died. Yot continues to do his own justice by cleaning Bangkok from bad guys. Ithipon starts his own revenge by storming and burning Kongwan's heroin warehouse and by shooting ruffians. Kongwan orders to kill Ithipon. He shoots Eewa as she was going to warn Ithipon. Ithipon is injured again. The violence cycle has no end. There is a dirty policeman inside the police station, who always informs Kongwan. Kongwan does the cleaning of informants as a trial against him is ongoing. Yot won't let him go away. While leaving the hospital and going back to his slum house, Ithipon is shot by Kongwan. But this time Kongwan cannot escape his responsibilities and is caught by the police. Ithipon finally wins by following the law (ชนะตามกฎหมาย). This movie includes the 1970s top actors and features a funky "Shaft" 1970s soundtrack. This interesting movie deals about Thai police hardship and difficulty to have a clean police due to low monthly salary and extra judicial killings. It is still an issue nowadays. In 2011 senior police officers own a big illegal casino in the heart of Bangkok. It was was overseen by local police and allowed in only high-stakes gamblers.

ใครจะอยู่ค้ำฟ้า
ใครจะอยู่ค้ำฟ้า

Year: 1977

Thai title: ใครจะอยู่ค้ำฟ้า
English title: The man from hell

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Sorapong Chatree,Nirut Sirijanya,Adul Dulyarat,Lor Tok,Pipop Pupinyo,Somsak Chaisongkram
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Aranya Namwong

Krung Srivilai is getting married. Some partygoers people take Krung for a last drink to celebrate. His wife will wait for him. While Krung is having a few drinks, his wife is raped by four men including Pipop Pupinyo (wearing a wig) and Somsak Chaisongkram. He discovered her body recovered by roses. The crime is signed by Red Roses gang. Krung promises to take revenge. He helps his wife’s sister (Naowarat Yooktanun) being attacked by the gang also. Nirut Sirijanya and his brother take profit of gang rivalries to take some suitcases full of money and drugs. The brother has issues when protecting a young lady against ruffians but inspector Sorapong Chatree is helping. Lowu is the Chinese leader of Red Roses gang. Both Nirut and Krung are captured by the gang but succeeded to escape. Khun Ling (Aranya Namwong) or White Rose is arriving from Singapore. Only the White Rose knows the identity of Red Roses gang’s real leader so she is welcomed at the airport by Sorapong before the gang can kidnap her. Meanwhile Krung falls in love with Naowarat. Krung is captured again. He is framed in a murder. Krung kills one of his wife’s assassin but is then facing inspector Sorapong as he cannot break the law either. Red Rose gang leader is played by veteran actor Adul Dulyarat. Naowarat is kidnapped by the gang. The leader recalls Krung far souvenirs when he was a soldier. The gang leader’s wife and daughter were killed by Thai soldiers during shootings. Since that day, he wishes to take revenge over Krung. To get Naowarat released, Krung has to shoot White Rose, who is a danger for the gang. As Krung and White Rose were lover in the past, it is a difficult decision. While Sorapong and White Rose are having a diner, Krung shoots her but it is only a trick. Nirut's brother and his mum are killed by Lowu. Nirut's brother was working as police informer. Nirut wishes to revenge also. Nirut and Sorapong storm the cave where the gang is hiding. They release Krung and Naowarat. Khun Ling shots herself the gang leader. The movie “The man from hell” or ใครจะอยู่ค้ำฟ้า (1978) is currently available through Ocean Shores video tape in English only. It is weird to have Sorapong, Krung with an English dubbing but as least Thai music was kept. The movie has sometimes a weird directing. As the movie is only 1h26mn, it is highly probable that it was cut for an international version as most Thai Movies during 1970s last almost two hours. 5 Top Thai stars are starring in this movie, i.e. Krung Srivilai, Sorapong Chatree, Nirut Sirijanya, Naowarat Yooktanun, Aranya Namwong. Fantastic bell-bottoms are worn by Sorapong Chatree.

รุกฆาต
รุกฆาต

Year: 1977

Thai title: รุกฆาต
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Sorapong Chatree,Pipop Pupinyo,Sawin Sawangrat,Sukon Koewliam,Chat Mongkolchai
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Tasawan Saneewong

Ruffians are waiting along the road. They rob money from a police van. A young man called Thonglop (Krung Srivilai), driving a truck, is passing by and gets involved despite him. Ruffians want to get rid of him as he is a potential witness. Thonglop takes refuge at his grandmother's (ยาย) home. The grandmother is killed by the ruffians as she refuses to disclose where he is hiding. Thonglop promises to revenge her and is actively looking for the ruffians’ leader (ผู้กำกับ). The leader name (หัวหน้าโจร) is Mek. Thonglop meets an old lady friend, Than. Than is Thanoo’s daughter (ลูกสาว). Thonglop helps Than and this father aggressed by two ruffians. Thanoo is a business man. Than and Thonglop collaborate to catch Mek. They found that Mek is often going to Khorat in Northeast of Thailand. Thanks to the unexpected help of a taxi driver (Sorapong Chatree), Mek is captured and he discloses that the real leader is in fact Amasadon (พี่ใหญ่). Thonglop uses the taxi driver called Krongket to track Amasadon. A friendship is developing between Thonglop and Krongket. InThira is Amasadon’s younger sister. Without knowing it, she is doing some money laundering for Amasadon through a company providing jobs to taxi drivers. Krongket follows Inthira and helps her as two ruffians steal her bag. Thonglop wants to use Inthira as a bait (ตัวประการ) to catch Amsadon. Thonglop keeps Inthira as hostage. Than finds Inthira’s bag inside Thonglop’s car. So she starts to wonder which game Thonglop is playing. Fake policemen try to catch Thonglop but they face Krongket who resists. Ruffians wish to catch Than to force an exchange with Inthira. Mek and Amasadon start to be divided. A final confrontation between all protagonists shows that Thanoo was the real mafia boss. Ruffians are caught. Both Inthira and Than are safe. At the end, it is finally disclosed that Krongket is a police inspector (สารวัตร). This 1970s movie includes action and humor. It features two 1970s keys actors, i.e. Krung Srivilai and Sorapong Chatree. โอ้มาดา and รุกฆาต movies both released on the same day in 1977. They were the first movies featuring leading actor Sorapong Chatree and leading actress Naowarat Yooktanun together. During the following years, they played 100 movies together!

เจ้าพ่อ 7 คุก
เจ้าพ่อ 7 คุก

Year: 1977

Thai title: เจ้าพ่อ 7 คุก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sorapong Chatree,Chaiyan Sorakrai,Kecha Plianvithee,Dam Datsakorn,Pipop Pupinyo,Manop Aussawathep,Nirut Sirijanya,Surasit Sattayawong
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Sirikwan Nanthasiri

Thai movie เจ้าพ่อ 7 คุก was released in year 1977. It features two major Thai cinema stars together, i.e. Sombat Methanee and Sorapong Chatree. The remaining sequence lasts 1h22mn. Papum (Sombat Methanee) succeeds to escape from prison four times but he is recaptured by the Thai police each time. Sorapong is a soldier. Chaiyan Sorakrai as another soldier gets killed in the fightings. Sorapong is married and has one kid. While he is fighting at the border, his father is killed and his wife is raped by ruffians led by Jit (Kecha Plianvithee) and including Ming and Pipop Pupinyo stealing the cattles. Sorapong finds Pipop and kills him. Before he learns from Pipop that Ming is now in jail so Sorapong surrenders to police in order to be sent to jail. Sorapong ends up in same jail as Papum, who is still trying to escape (นักโทษวิเศษ). He also befriends with Ming. The three guys now prepare to escape. There is a famous scene, where Sombat as prisoner smashes a rat and eats it raw. The three men succeed to escape through some pipes thanks to a file given by Sorapong to Papum in order to cut his chains. After obtaining information on Jit, Sorapong kills the ruffian Ming following a one to one fight. Papum and Sorapong go to north of Thailand to find Jit. They join a group including พ่อเลี้ยง Chawalit (Manop Aussawathep), Nirut Sirijanya and Malee (Sirikwan Nanthasiri). They go through the mountains by small paths. Papum meets Naowarat Yooktanun. Love emerges. Surasit Sattayawong is the hill tribe village leader (ผู้ใหญ่). Two groups are exercising influence, i.e. Jit and Chawalit, around the mountains. Meiyo, Naowarat’s younger brother, is shot by Jit’s ruffians as he listened to them talking about Papum and Sorapong. Malee has disappeared. The two groups prepare to fight. Nirut releases Malee but they are chased by ruffians. Malee gets shot and dies. Papum and Sorapong escape murder tentative. The two groups confront each other and heavy shootings happen. Final fights between Papum and Dam Datsakorn, between Sorapong and Jit occur. Naowarat helps Papum. Sorapong kills Kecha but gets severly injured and dies. Papum ends up 10 years in prison but Naowarat waits for him. This movie features an impressive list of famous Thai actors and actresses from decade 1970s.

แหกค่ายนรกเดียนเบียนฟู
แหกค่ายนรกเดียนเบียนฟู

Year: 1977

Thai title: แหกค่ายนรกเดียนเบียนฟู
English title:

Rating: 2/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Nard Poowanai,Yodchai Meksuwan,Sor Asanajinda,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun

During Dien Bien Phu battle, a few Thai soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a Communist Vietnamese working camp. They face difficulty through hard labour and few food given. Those who try to escape are killed. Rivalries appear between inmates, especially with those collaborating with the Vietnamese wardens. Life is hell there. The head of the working camp is a sadist. Thai inmates decide to flee. After a hard battle inside the camp, they need to reach the border to be safe but the head of the working camp has not given up...

สองเสือใจสิงห์
สองเสือใจสิงห์

Year: 1977

Thai title: สองเสือใจสิงห์
English title: Soul of Bruce lee

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Sonny Chiba
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Somjit Sapsamruey

At the Thai border, Sonny's parents are killed by ruffians. He promises to take revenge. He gets a training in a martial arts camp. Sonny (Sonny Chiba) is now an adult. His master is assassinated by Sam, a former disciple. Sonny finds him but gets defeated. While being seriously injured, he is cured by a young hill tribe lady called Lipa (Etsuko Shihomi). Krung (Krung Srivilai) arrives to Bangkok by airplane. He has a meeting in Pattaya to deliver some diamonds. The ruffians try to double him through a mysterious man called Mr Chan in Hong Kong. The ruffians leader tries to put a beautiful Chinese girl in Krung’s way but it is not enough. Krung flees away with the drug and money but gets severely injured. Naowarat Yooktanun has also a small role and is taking care of Krung while he is sick. Krung has been separated with his mother (Somjit Sapsamruey) twenty years ago. Meanwhile the ruffians team leader tortures a policeman (Tadashi Yamashita) but the head of the organisation prevents his thugs to kill him. Sonny helps him to flee. Some ruffians are looking for troubles with Sonny. Krung comes back to help Tadashi and releases him. While fleeing through a daring operation including parasailing, Krung gets shot by the head of the organisation. Sonny is now living in a Buddhist temple. He is using electrical training device and needs to eat weird white powder to always calm down. Sonny and the policeman Tadashi get friends. Accelerated electrical shots are used by Sonny as a training in order to improve his muscles reactivity. Lipa (Etsuko Shihomi), young hill tribe lady, is killed while he is away. Sonny and the policeman storm the ruffians island. The old master was in fact the mastermind. The head of the organisation is defeated through a final fight involving Sonny and Tadashi. Without drug to calm down, Sonny finally dies also. This movie is a Hong Kong / Thai / Japan co production and it was released in year 1977. Thai name is สองเสือใจสิงห์. English name is “In the soul of Chiba” or “Soul of Bruce lee”. The scenario is bit confusing to follow up but people looking for Sonny Chiba’s action scenes won’t be disappointed.

ไอ้คุณเฉิ่ม
ไอ้คุณเฉิ่ม

Year: 1977

Thai title: ไอ้คุณเฉิ่ม
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Krung Srivilai,Lor Tok,Rith Luecha,Kanchit Kwanpracha,Sayan Chantaravi​boon
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Mayura Thanabutr

Three beggars are friends and helping each other. One is polishing shoes, one is singing, one is simulating being a blind man in order to be able to sell lottery tickets. One of them has opportunity to work for a businessman and starts a romance with the businessman's daughter. Another one is courting another businessman's daughter. A local mafia gang is kidnapping the two businessmen. Police promises to help but the local police head is part of the mafia gang. The three beggards will manage to release the two businessmen.

โอ้มาดา
โอ้มาดา

Year: 1977

Thai title: โอ้มาดา
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Chana Kraprayoon

Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Yodchai Meksuwan,Nirut Sirijanya
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Pissamai Wilaisak,Mayurachath Muarnprasitivej

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It is about a woman, who is tyrannizing her family by imposing her wishes in order to become a lady (คุณหญิง - "KHUN JING"). Fortunately for her family, her dreams are going to fail...

เงาราหู
เงาราหู

Year: 1976

Thai title: เงาราหู
English title:

Rating: 5/5
Director: Piak Poster

Main actor: Jirasak Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya,Manop Aussawathep,Adul Dulyarat
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Piathip Kumwong,Kantima Daraphan

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A young girl called Tong, living in a slum, is going to stay with her aunt (น้า) Malika (Piathip Kumwong). Many years ago Tong's mother helped Malika who was 6 months pregnant but her boyfriend refused to take care of the baby. As the mother dies of disease, Malika promises to take care of Tong. Malika is Khun Boontaeng's minor wife (เมียน้อย). Khun Boontaeng is avarious so is not so happy to see Tong (หลานสาว) with Malika. He wishes to put her in board school (โรงเรียนประจำ) in order to have full time happiness with Malika. Next week a doctor friend called Tiu will come at their home. Alcohol is needed as he is inconsolable since his wife's death (พ่อม่าย). They finally meet Tiu (Manop Aussawathep) at the golf club. Tiu has a 15 years old son. There is reflection about true love and purchased love (ซื้อความสุข). Many years have passed. Tong (Naowarat Yooktanun) is now a grown up beautiful student wishing to become a a graduate (บัณฑิต). Relation has turned sour with Boontaeng due to his major wife (เมียหลวง). Tiu offers Malika to open a business. Malika wishes Tong to study accountability (เรียนบัญชี) to help take of the company finances. Finally as Boontaeng dies, his wife wants to get back the house! Malika asks Tiu's help who then accepts to host them. Malika manages later to have Tiu signing documents to have her responsible of his fortune. Malika doesn't want to face same fate as with Boontaeng. Even Tiu's son (ลูกชาย), Tom, shall get nothing but he anyway never visits his father. Maybe he is ashamed to have an alcoholic father (ขี้เมา)? Tom gets a monthly salary from his father but sends somebody to get it on his behalf. Tiu continues to indulge in alcohol (ลูกไม่รักดี). Malika doesn't believe in true love. They come to rest in Cha Am in their seaside resort. His son Tom is a rebel with tainted blond hair and hanging around with hippie students. He is staying in a tent with his friends near his father house and denigrates Tong. Tiu is found unanimated on the floor during the night. As Malika is gone with the car, Tong has many difficulties to convince Tom to get a doctor. Tiu remains handicapped and almost paralyzed. He cannot speak properly anymore. Malika refuses to take care of him as she is too busy with her business. She has money but wants now society reconnaissance (เกรด). Tong has to take care about Tiu. Malika gets full power to manage Tiu's asset with the son's approval as he doesn't care about heritage anyway. A rich man Namkeun (Adul Dulyarat) wants to do a join business with Malika. Malika makes many social donations (บริจาคมากเกินไป) so starts to have financial problems. So she pushes Tong to marry him. Tong accepts not because of love but because of gratitude towards Malika (กตัญญู). Tong moves to Phuket (ความรักเกิดยาก). Tong doesn't want to be compared with her aunt Malika as she has studied high enough to take care about herself so she doesn't dream about the heritage of Namkeun. Namkeun has a secret, i.e. following a car accident he cannot perform husband duties anymore. Wiphat is the manager (ผู้จัดการ) taking care of Namkeun's Business activities. It is Tom! Tom believes Malika and Tong are professional experts to grab older rich men. Tom is not upset about his father's heritage but about the house as it is coming from his mum. Being denigrated by Tom and raped by her husband, Tong decides to go back to Bangkok. Due to her foolish expenses, Malika has fired many domestic helpers and sold home furnitures. In fact Malika even sold the house to Khun Namkeun as wedding fee with Tong. Tong promises to Tiu to get the house back in order to give it back to Tom. Malika dreams to become Khun Ying Malika (คุณหญิง) and spends a lot of money on various donations. Tom puts Malika in hospital as she has become crazy with her nobility wishes. He knows that the house now belongs to Tong. Following a drunken evening, Tong gets hurt by her sadistic husband again. Falling from the stairs, Tom brings her to a doctor. During her delirium, she talks to Tiu announcing she succeeds to get the house back. The only solution to save her is to have Namkeun finding a sadistic partner like him. While being cured by the doctor, one of the domestic helper takes benefit to start a relationship with Namkeun. She is sadistic also. Finally Namkeun offers divorce with Tong. She can go back to Bangkok to live happily with Tom, Tiu and even Malika released for mad house. This interesting 1976 movie deals with various modern society themes such as minor and main wife, reconnaissance and status. Main actor is Jirasak Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, who played only a few movies during 1970s decade. Movie เงาราหู directed by Piak Poster is 2h23mn long. A Thai TV serie with Pete Thongjure was released in 1995.

นักเลงสามสลึง
นักเลงสามสลึง

Year: 1976

Thai title: นักเลงสามสลึง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Songthong,Suriya Chinaphan,Somsak Chaisongkram,Kecha Plianvithee,Somphob Benjatikul
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Deuan Tem Salitul,Runglawan Sripatimakul

Ket (Krung Srivilai) promises to his dying boss to go to Khao Kiaw to find the children he never had time to care of. Viwe (Songthong), an independant ruffian is wandering around Khao Kiaw. Kraison and his sister Mon are besieged in a restaurant by ruffians. Viwe agrees to help them but is asking for money as reward. Ket, having his lunch, helps them by shooting the ruffians. They all flee. Later in the village, Ket helps a young lady called Kaem (น้องสาวคนสวย) (จะไม่มีวาสนาเห็นขาอ่อนของฉัน) harassed by a few ruffians (Somsak Chaisongkram). Ket is looking for uncle Pran. Ket learns from Kaem that uncle Pran was shot a few months ago. Kaem brings Ket to meet Pran's children, i.e. Plaew (Naowarat Yooktanun) and Prai (Suriya Chinaphan). Kaem is Prai's girlfriend. Pracha (Kecha Plianvithee) is the ruffians leader. They all refuse to sell their land to Pracha. Pracha wants to know who is the man who resists to his ruffians. Plaew hires Ket to protect her fields (ไร่). Many beautiful “luk thung” (ลูกทุ่ง) are performed by Krung and Naowarat. Plaew bewares of Ket as he insolent (ทะลึ่ง). Pracha hires Viwe to kill Kraison. The ruffians take revenge over Ket by torturing him but this time Kraison helps to release him. Kaem loves Ket but Ket sees her as a young sister only (ที่ใครที่มัน). Prai is framed by Pracha's mistress and has to kill one of the ruffians to be able to flee away. Viwe asks for additional bonus to Kraison to avoid killing him. It ends up in a fight. Ket, Plaew and Prai threatens Pracha to stop harassing them for a last time but Pracha is preparing his revenge. While a Buddhist ceremony (ผ้าป่า) happens in the village, Plaew is kidnapped. Ket follows Pracha's ruffians in order to release her. Gun fights happen. Pracha and his ruffians are killed. Viwe, always helping people for money, is also shot dead. The movie end is a bit weird as it is discovered that Kraison killed many years ago Ket's brother so he has to revenge his dead brother. Ket is arrested by the police following his bad acts. Plaew promises to wait for him. Thai movie นักเลงสามสลึง (1976) or “the three ruffians” features many famous Thai actors from 1970s decade. Krung Srivilai was then at his zenith. A James Bond soundtrack is used. It lasts 1h50mn. The VCD has one audio track with Thai and one audio track with Lao. This movie is a mix of romance, action and features many songs.

แผ่นดินของเรา
แผ่นดินของเรา

Year: 1976

Thai title: แผ่นดินของเรา
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Sor Asanajinda

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Sor Asanajinda,Nirut Sirijanya,Phirapon Piyawan
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Naiyana Shewanan

แผ่นดินของเรา is the movie introducing famous Thai actress, Naowarat Yooktanun, for the first time. Sor Asanajinda, Thai national artist, is the movie director and also actor. A father comes to rest in a house close to sea with his three grown up daughters, Yai (อัจฉรา) the elder, Eung and Pak (ภัคคินี), the youngest. Tamlong (ธำรง), is the one who has transformed this hostile land into an oasis due to his hard work. Pak is the youngest daughter and always dares doing things. All the three girls are impressed by Tamlong's strong personality. During a boar chase, Tamlong saves Pak's life but is injured at the leg. During his recovery at Pak's parents home, Pak and Tamlong declare their love to each other. Tamlong is twice older than Pak (ผู้ชายแก่ๆ). Wedding takes place. Pak marries before her elder sister Yai so Yai is quite upset as according to Thai traditions, she should have married first. Yai is still waiting for her fiance Narin (นเรนท์) to go come back from his studies in France. Pak and Tamlong settle on their new land (แผ่นดินของเรา). Finally Narin and Pak meet. Both of them are hot temper (คนผีทะเล). Yai is too old style (โบราณ), too traditional for Narin. He is fond of Pak. He gets fun of Pak having married an older man. While wandering in their domain, Pak is bitten by a snake but Narin helps her on time. Love feelings start between both of them. Narin becomes jealous of Tamlong and considers stopping his engagement with Yai. Finally Yai accepts Narin advances knowing he is hot temper. Being forced by his parents, Narin shall finally marry Yai next month but it is not a love wedding. Yai is too reserved for Narin. Narin is modern as he studied abroad so he doesn't like Thai traditional stuff anymore and wants external signs of love similar to western behavior. Finally Narin and Pak start an affair as Pak is convinced by Narin's true love. But Pak doesn't dare to leave Tamlong for Narin and is worried to hurt her sister Yai. Tamlong knows something has changed. Pak is challenged by Narin about her real feelings. On the wedding day, Pak and Narin disappear and send a letter to Yai and Tamlong to explain their decision. While fleeing on a boat, Narin and Pak are robbed by ruffians so they run out of money already. Pak discovers harsh life with Narin as he is not a good lawyer and being addicted to alcohol also. They live in a slum. Pak needs to become a street vendor (แม่ค้า). Yai is pregnant with Narin so she feels ashamed. Yai takes refuge in Tamlong's home to hide her pregnancy to her parents. Pak discovers that Narin has a mistress. A night he is out, a fire burns the slum. They lose everything. As Narin is sick, Pak needs to prostitute herself. Tamlong finally finds Pak and asks her to come back to their land. Pak cannot leave Narin as he is sick (ไข้ป่า) and she still loves him. She values Tamlong’s kindness (ความดี, น้ำใจ), who forgives her and gives her money. Narin is sent to jail following a robbery. He refuses to see her again trying to push her to get a new life. Pak finally goes back to Tamlong's land to die there due to severe sickness. This 1976 movie highlights society conflicts between modern and traditional patterns.




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