Bangkok Dangerous
Bangkok Dangerous (2008)

The life of an anonymous assassin takes an unexpected turn when he travels to Thailand to complete a series of contract killings. Joe a remorseless hitman, is in Bangkok to execute four enemies of a ruthless crime boss named Surat. He hires… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 22, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 6, 2009
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With murky cinematography, a meandering pace, a dull storyline, and rather wooden performances, The Pang Brothers' Hollywood remake of Bangkok Dangerous is unsuccessful.

Joshua Katzman
Chicago Reader

While the film includes several exciting, creatively shot action scenes, the drama is otherwise so shopworn that the violent climax is a relief.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

This is as stale as Tuesday's Phad Thai, from its exhausted mythos of the surgically efficient, omnipotent hit man to the training scenes in which Joe explains the trade to the new guy, to the inevitable betrayals of the third act.

Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

A promising film about a hit man that ultimately gets wacked because its star isn't suited for the role at all.

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Christy Lemire
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Tediously monotonous.

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Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine

Just another cycle of bombast and boredom.

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Ali Gray

At six foot plus, with his hair-plug mullet and his ice-white teeth, Cage sticks out like a sore thumb among the tiny Thai citizens, making for the most conspicuous hitman since Agent 47 rocked the bald head 'n' barcode combination.

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Drew Toal
Time Out

Cage is believable as the brooding lone-wolf gunman, but the "hit man screwing himself by growing a conscience on his final kill" ploy needs to be put down for good.

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Tony Wong
Toronto Star

Awatchable, but dull action flick with not enough body count to satisfy the average mixed martial arts fanboy.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This has the look of a cheap quickie foreign film, not unlike a Hong Kong action film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 26% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
A hitman doing one last job in Bangkok takes on a student in the form of a local small time criminal and tries to escape his violent lifestyle through a… More
Conner Rainwater
I knew exactly the kind of movie it was going to be before I watched it, nothing special but not bad. Nicolas Cage kills some people in Bangkok and then turns… More
Phil Hubbs
Very average film which has had a terrible casting mistake in Cage. He just doesnt fit the part in this story, his hair is getting stranger every film he does… More
Dean McKenna
I'm feeling sorry for Nicolas Cage in this remake of 1999 Thailand action film with same two Chinese directors. Cage is distinctly average in this and the… More
Lanning : )
Oh my, and to think that after I saw <i>Lord of War</i>, I promised myself I would never waste another minute watching Cage movies. I guess I must… More
Chris Garman
Oscar winner Nicholas Cage in a garbage action film that's as cliched as they come. Joe (Cage) is an assassin. He has his own code and rules that he never… More