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Dynamite Warrior is a 2006 Thai martial arts action movie directed by Chalerm Wongpim, starring Dan Chupong as Sanim, Panna Rittikrai as Uncle Pao, and Samart Payukaroon as Don Kot. The film is set in the 1920s-1930s period in rural Thailand, where a young man seeks to avenge his parents' deaths. The movie begins with a brief prologue showing Sanim as a child, where he witnesses the murder of his parents by a group of bandits led by Don Kot. Years later, as an adult, Sanim has become a skilled fighter and purveyor of explosives, seeking to destroy all illegal gold mines in the area to cut off the funding for Don Kot's army of bandits.
One day, while on his mission, he meets a young woman named Ingfah (Kowit Wattanakul), who is traveling to look for her father, who has gone missing while investigating a mysterious explosion. Sanim agrees to help her, and together they embark on a journey to uncover the truth behind the explosion and Ingfah's father's disappearance.
Along the way, they encounter several obstacles, including Don Kot's army of bandits, led by a skilled fighter named Mahesuan (Puttipong Sariwat), who is hell-bent on killing Sanim. Despite their efforts to evade the bandits, Sanim and Ingfah are eventually caught and taken to Don Kot's hideout, where they are imprisoned and tortured in an attempt to reveal their plans.
Undeterred, Sanim manages to escape and sets out to confront his archenemy, Don Kot. Along the way, he discovers an intimate truth concerning his parents' murderers, leading to a final showdown between the two.
Dynamite Warrior is a frenetically-paced action movie that blends elements of martial arts, westerns, and romance to create a unique and exhilarating viewing experience. The fight scenes are expertly choreographed and showcase Dan Chupong's impressive abilities in both martial arts and acrobatics. The film's use of explosives adds an extra layer of excitement to the action sequences, leading to several visually stunning set-pieces.
The movie's cast is impressive, with Dan Chupong delivering a convincing performance as the vengeful Sanim, while Panna Rittikrai brings his unique blend of comedy and action to the role of Uncle Pao. Samart Payukaroon is suitably menacing as Don Kot, making for a formidable villain.
In terms of visuals, the film is beautifully shot, with director Chalerm Wongpim utilizing the natural beauty of rural Thailand to great effect. The movie's use of practical effects and stunts adds to its overall authenticity, making for a thrilling and immersive viewing experience.
While Dynamite Warrior may not break any new ground in terms of storytelling, its focus on characters and action make for an engaging and entertaining movie. The film's unique blend of genres and expertly staged fight scenes make it a must-see for fans of the martial arts and action movies.
Dynamite Warrior is a 2007 action movie. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.1 and a MetaScore of 48.