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Bangkok Dangerous

2008-12-12 12:29
Bangkok Dangerous
What it's about

A cold-blooded hit man heads to Bangkok to pull off four jobs, and winds up falling in love with a local girl and bonding with his errand boy.

What the critics said

"There's a charming restaurant scene, some nifty hand-to-hand combat and the cast is great looking. But pretty much all the things that made the original so original are filtered out of this un-original."
Michael Ordoña - [Los Angeles Times]

"Directed by the Pang brothers (Danny and Oxide), Bangkok Dangerous is a halfhearted remake of their 1999 picture of the same name."
Nathan Lee - [New York Times]

"As they did with their original, the Pangs steal liberally from John Woo without ever replicating his shootout-choreography inventiveness or proficiency."
Nick Schager - [Slant Magazine]

"The script is a compendium of cliches, but not all boring. There is one passable chase scene on motor boats and a characteristically gruesome shoot-out at the end."
Christopher Tookey - [Daily Mail - UK]

"Heavy on the spice and cheap on the meat, Bangkok Dangerous adds plenty of Thai seasoning to the Hollywood lone-assassin recipe, but the result is only mildly pungent."
Jordan Mintzer - [Variety]

"[Cage takes] the big bucks to star in slovenly, inert pulp of the sort no actor of his magnitude should be stooping to."
Owen Gleiberman - [Entertainment Weekly]

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