Thai title: ทอง ภาค 4
English title: In Gold we trust
Director: Chalong Pukdeewichit
Main actor: Jan-Michael Vincent,Sam J. Jones,Christoph Klüppel,Toon Hiransap,Kowit Wattanakul,Rith Luecha,Boo Wibunnan,Somchai Samipak
Main actress: Sherrie Rose
Thai movie Thong 4 (ทอง 4 - In Gold we trust) was released in year 1990. The beautiful DVD version done by MGM lasts 1h13mn. The original Thai version in 35mm format lasts 1h36m. A group of foreign ruffians attack a convoy to steal the gold. Bodybuilder actor Christoph Klüppel, present in Thong 3, is back in Thong 4. They cannot open the safe. Leader of Hmong hill tribe Pol (Somchai Samipak) has two daughters. The Hmong have an agreement with the ruffians to share the gold as they need money to fight against the Vietnamese soldiers. The ruffians kill Pol betraying their promise and believing he has the key to open the safe. One of his daughter is captured. Moss is sent by US government to get back the gold and the captive US soldiers (เชลย). In fact, those US soldiers are treacherous MIA US soldiers. A team is made with foreigners and Thai actors as usual (Toon Hiransap as Yot, Rith Luecha, Kowit Wattanakul, Sherrie Rose...). Captain (ผู้กอง) Moss (Jan-Michael Vincent) is their leader. They jump by parachute near the Thai border and shall meet Pon's Hmong fighters. Enemies (ศัตรู) are waiting for them but Sai Kam, daughter of Pol, and his men help them. Hill tribe Hmong (ชาวม้ง) are suffering. The ruffians' leader sends one of his men as a bait to the Hmong village. As Vietnamese soldiers are aware of the safe, the ruffians' leader Jeff (Sam J. Jones) decide to hide it in the cave. The cave is also used as a den by Japanese soldiers. So fightings do happen. Thai veteran actor Boo Wibunnan is part of Japanese soldiers. The Thai-US team falls in the trap and they are all captured by the ruffians. The safe is now with the Japanese soldiers. The two teams have no choice but to collaborate. Jeff, the ruffians leader, is ruthless. A plane piloted by Boo Wibunnan kamikazes itself on US helicopter. Heavy fightings happen as Japanese soldiers are numerous. Almost all ruffians and soldiers die in fighting. Christoph tries to double everybody but is finally killed by the Japanese leader. Jeff shots Pol’s daughter but is also killed by her. The gold is returned to the Hmong villagers. Moss decides to pass himself as dead to be able to stay with Sai Kam.
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