Movies and TV shows set in bangkok thailand

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in bangkok thailand ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, realistic, exciting and suspense films and TV shows about / with fight, blood, revenge, flashback, violence, murder, danger, martial arts, betrayal and chase plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in Thailand, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bangkok thailand: A Prayer Before Dawn (2017), The Possessed (2005), Brokedown Palace (1999), Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018), Chasing the Dragon (2017), The Burma Conspiracy (2011), The Iron Ladies (2000), All I See Is You (2016), Emmanuelle (1974), Zinda (2006).

List of movies set in bangkok thailand

A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: UK, France, China, Cambodia, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on the true life experience of Billy Moore who survived his Thai prison ordeal by becoming a Muay Thai boxing champion.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: prison, boxing, outsider, prisoner, hit in the face, drug use, gun, razor, drugs, sadism, bribery, barbed wire ...
Time: year 2010, 2000s
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 901
The Possessed (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Whilst growing up in rural Thailand, a young orphan girl is taught the ways of magic by her grandmother. But when grandmother falls sick, Dau is lured to Bangkok to find work so that she can buy medicine. She finds herself working in a go-go bar, ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, asian horror
Plot: bar, rivalry, supernatural, suicide, spell, vampire, orphan, hate, evil spirit, witch, exorcism, snake ...
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
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Brokedown Palace (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Best friends Alice and Darlene take a trip to Thailand after graduating high school. In Thailand, they meet a captivating Australian man, who calls himself Nick Parks. Darlene is particularly smitten with Nick and convinces Alice to take Nick up on ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: prison, weekend, friendship, escape attempt, airport, false accusation, heroin, drug dealing, smuggling, police brutality, injustice, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia, china, bangkok thailand ...
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Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world's most impenetrable prisons. When his most trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, hand to hand combat, betrayal, prison escape, danger, rubik's cube, martial arts, robot, teamwork, secret place, friends, shooting ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chechnya, shanghai china, atlanta georgia, bangkok thailand
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Chasing the Dragon (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Mainland China sneaks into the corrupt British-colonized Hong Kong in 1963, transforming himself into a ruthless drug lord.
Plot: corrupt police, organized crime, shotgun, police officer killed, police shootout, police officer, tattoo, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the head, triad, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest ...
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand
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The Burma Conspiracy (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Propelled to the head of the W Group after the death of his adoptive father, Largo Winch decides, to everyone's surprise, to sell it, and use the proceeds to create an ambitious humanitarian foundation. But on the very same day, he finds ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, false accusation, bank account, chases and races, mogul, life is a bitch, cons and scams, adventure, corporate crimes, escapades, protagonist as suspect, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: burma, france, europe, asia, thailand ...
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The Iron Ladies (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The two main characters, Mon and Jung, play two gay transvestites, who had been constantly overlooked by volleyball coaches because of their appearance. However, when a local team changes coaches, the new coach holds tryouts for a new team. When Mon ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, gay, transsexual, coming out, underdog, working class, injustice, misfit, gender, society, gender bending, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, california, london
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All I See Is You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A blind woman's relationship with her husband changes when she regains her sight and discovers disturbing details about themselves.
Plot: wife husband relationship, blonde, blind woman, married couple, surgical operation, flash forward, swimming, infidelity, running, uncle nephew relationship, swimming pool, hotel manager ...
Place: thailand, barcelona spain, bangkok thailand, barcelona, spain
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 5.3
 9K
Emmanuelle (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Emmanuelle, a svelte, naive young woman, is en route to Bangkok where she'll join her new husband. He works for the French Embassy and has a lovely home, several dedicated servants, and an expensive car at his disposal. Once Emmanuelle arrives, ...
Style: realistic, serious, offbeat, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, sexual arousal, strong sexual content, voyeurism, promiscuity, airplane, desire, couples, innocence lost, gays and lesbians, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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 4.9
 3K
Zinda (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, revenge, taxi driver, martial arts, captivity, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes, cons and scams, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
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 7.2
 2K
6ixtynin9 (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A woman, fired from a financial coorporation during the Asia crisis, returns home with no money. However, she finds a box with a fortune in front of her door, and decides to keep it. However, the people that left it there soon want it back.
Style: humorous, tense, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: money, self defense, buddhist, praying, crying male, crying, learning the truth, female serial killer, serial killer, old man, airport, escape ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, tokyo, new jersey
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 5.5
 36
H-Bomb (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Thailand, Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The world's spy networks vie to get a stolen H bomb.
Plot: cia, cia agent, car chase, bomb, martial arts, espionage, nuclear weapon, train crash, thai, terrorist
Time: year 1976
Place: washington d.c., bangkok thailand, thailand
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 4.7
 173
Double Target (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others ...
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: hostage, corpse, broken leg, stabbed in the back, on the run, photograph, helicopter crash, stealing a car, colonel, shot to death, palm tree, gore ...
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand, malaysia, southeast asia, thailand ...
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Cobra Thunderbolt (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The daughter of a brilliant Thai army colonel, who invented the machine battle Cobra Thunderbolt, takes on the lao-army to rescue his kidnapped father.
Plot: mercenary, tank, explosion, terrorist, top secret, loss of wife, journalism, loss of son
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
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Dreaming the Reality (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: MOON LEE and YUKARI OSHIMA have been trained as assassins by their adoptive father FOK. The pre-credits sequence details their training at a very early age, and clearly differentiates the personalities of the two girls/women; the vicious nature of ...
Plot: girls with guns, martial arts, bridge, shot in the head, amnesia, kung fu, shot in the forehead, nightmare, booby trap, temple, machete, assault rifle ...
Place: indonesia, bangkok thailand
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 6.7
 504
Risk (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: "Ek crore meh laitha hai RISK!". Risk! is a movie about a police inspector named Suryakanth who vows to clean up the Mumbai underworld. The police have been trying for 11 years to arrest the biggest don of the underworld, Khalid Bin Jamal. ...
Plot: apartment, semiautomatic pistol, muslim, tough guy, police officer, tough cop, frame up, gunfight, prison, gangster, man wearing a towel, female politician ...
Place: bangkok thailand, mumbai india
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: island, giant animal, danger, death, self sacrifice, bomb, survival, expedition, gunfight, gorilla, adventure, jungle ...
Time: 70s, year 1944, 1940s, year 1973, 20th century
Place: vietnam, thailand, bangkok thailand, washington d.c.
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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hitman, criminal's revenge, killer, murder, mechanic, shooting, revenge, gunfight, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, cambodia, bangkok thailand ...
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 5.2
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Baby Steps (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Danny, a Taiwanese-American man, and his partner Tate want to have a baby, but the complex world of international surrogacy is further complicated by Danny's well-meaning but extremely meddlesome mother.
Plot: gay, gay couple, in the closet, closeted gay, domineering mother, shame, gay love, gay father, gay protagonist, painter, overbearing mother, surrogate mother ...
Place: taiwan, bangkok thailand
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slave, sex slavery, human trafficking, tough law enforcer, crime, gangsters, police investigation, tough heroes, rivalry, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, usa, asia, cambodia, bangkok thailand ...
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The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, chase, spy, off the grid, on the run, surveillance, assassin, undercover, reporter, manhunt, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, virginia, seoul, manila philippines, usa ...
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20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 1969, Kenji, an elementary school kid and his friends built a secret base during their summer holidays. They fantasized that they had to fight villains who were out to conquer the world and wrote them in the Book of Prophecies. Years later in ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: store, rock, danger, best friends, save the world, religions or cults, escapades, adventure, terrorism, deadly, teenage life, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 90s, 2010s ...
Place: japan, asia, california, bangkok thailand, america ...
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The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: bank robber, drug lord, expatriate, vengeance, martial arts, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, ambush, shot in the shoulder, hitman, exotic dancer, semiautomatic pistol ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
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Hard Target 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: jungle, mixed martial arts, retired, human prey, impalement, knocked out, wet t shirt, muscleman, waterfall, campfire, neck breaking, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bangkok thailand
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 7.4
 2K
Citizen Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Follow the life of Pod as he moves to Bangkok from the country. Pod's new life starts with getting a job, loosing a finger and dreaming about a girl. A movie were nothing is impossible, and just because you get killed by raining red helmets ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, surreal, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: factory, bottle, dog, mountain, bus, surrealism, train, freak, couples, taxi driver, adventurer, romance ...
Place: bangkok thailand, thailand
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Mysterious Object at Noon (2000)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Thailand, Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mysterious Object at Noon is part fiction, part documentary, and part pseudo-documentary about several unrelated lives in Thailand. The film crew set out on an expedition across Thailand, from the north to the south, documenting several lives along ...
Style: surreal, psychological, semi serious
Plot: kidnapping, society, urban, countryside, working class, heroes, city life, benign alien, young heroes, down on your luck, life is a bitch, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, cambodia, vietnam
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 5.8
 1K
Typhoon (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Myung-sin, who has become a pirate, lives with hatred in his heart and endures the hardships, seeks revenge on the two nations, North and South Korea, using nuclear waste that has the devastating power of plutonium. Se-jong, a South Korean naval ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, terrorism, politics, soldier, ship, heroic mission, escapades, losing-it hero, undercover, rivalry, heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, russia, asia, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 5K
Alone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "ALONE" tells the story of Pim who moved from Thailand to Korea to escape the guilt of being the surviving half of a conjoined twin. Flashbacks to Pim's childhood show how the bittersweet relationship with her sister, and their ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: twins, ghost, strangulation, tombs and skeletons, family relations, supernatural, haunted by the past, psychologist, dishonesty, unfulfillment, siblings relations, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, south korea
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Transistor Love Story (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Phaen is a suburban young man with a great love for music. He never misses a chance to show off his voice at temple fairs in his village. It is at one of the fairs that he meets and falls in love with Sadao. On their wedding day, Phaen gives Sadao a ...
Plot: village, love, singing, employer employee relationship, drunkenness, marriage, singer, military draft, transistor radio, forgiveness, jail, military ...
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
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 6.7
 347
This Is Love (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in Vietnam and Germany, This Is Love centers on Chris and the nine-year-old Jenjira on the run from the mafia. Together with his friend Holger, Chris bought the young Vietnamese girl's freedom from human traffickers – without actually ...
Plot: sex slavery, forced prostitution, sex slave, sex trafficking
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
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