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The Protector (Tom yum goong) (Warrior King) Reviews

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

Truly, the best martial arts film about elephants yet made.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 4/10

April 25, 2011
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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The star of Ong Bak is back for more revenge in The Protector, a poorly plotted variation of Ong Bak's 'You stole my village idol!' chopsocky chase picture.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

September 8, 2006

The Protector is a disaster, barely made viewable by Tony Jaa's incredible physical abilities, often trapped inside sh***y fight choreography anyway.

Full Review Source: CHUD | Original Score: 5/10

September 6, 2006
Pete Hammond
Maxim

Jaa-dropping stunts buried in an overly sentimental plot.

Full Review Source: Maxim | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 15, 2006
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

The premise is both absurd and intricate.

| Original Score: C

September 7, 2006
Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

Sadly, the production values don't do Jaa any favors

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

September 9, 2006
Edward Douglas
ComingSoon.net

PETA may have a field day with this one, but few others will.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 2/10

September 5, 2006
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

After we're supposed to get off on a bunch of ironmen getting their shoulder blades handed to them, what's next? Snuff films?

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2/4

September 7, 2006
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

The Protector isn't a sequel to Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior but it is a thinly disguised retread.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 6, 2006
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 1/5

August 7, 2008
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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This ludicrous Quentin Tarantino-chosen low-budget movie features choppy editing and an amateurish script, and it switches strangely back and forth between dubbing and subtitles.

| Original Score: 1/4

September 8, 2006
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com

You have to wonder why they even bothered with the subtitles. It's not like they make much difference.

Full Review Source: CinemaBlend.com

March 20, 2009
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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This is one of those movies where guys literally stand in line, waiting to get beaten up.

Full Review Source: Associated Press | Original Score: 2/4

September 8, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The resulting fights range from choppy, grainy garbage to a truly spectacular centerpiece.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2/4

September 8, 2006
Mike Ward
Richmond.com

You're going to The Protector for the skull fractures and sky-high knees to the groin. And if this is all you're after, your mind may be black and blue, but you'll be all smiles by the end.

Full Review Source: Richmond.com

September 8, 2006
David Jenkins
Time Out
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Very silly.

Full Review Source: Time Out

August 3, 2006
Michael Ferraro
Film Threat

Scene after scene is fashioned together in the most confusing (read that as meaning 'dull') fashion, like a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle missing half the pieces.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 1.5/5

September 8, 2006
Willie Waffle
WaffleMovies.com

You know you have bought a ticket to the wrong movie when star Tony Jaa confronts the bad guys, strikes a fight-ready pose and screams, 'Where are my elephants?'

Full Review Source: WaffleMovies.com | Original Score: 1/4

September 7, 2006
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

These early fights, as goofy and inventive as they are, build up our goodwill toward Jaa, [but] the limb-breaking, tendon-severing finale dispels it.

Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies | Original Score: 2/5

September 11, 2006
Frank Wilkins
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

It plays like a bad B-movie where we suddenly leave an ongoing conversation to join a fight in progress.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

September 27, 2006
Philip French
Observer [UK]
January 20, 2007
Betsy Sherman
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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September 23, 2006

Baltimore Sun
September 23, 2006

Ebert & Roeper
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September 23, 2006

Irish Times

January 5, 2007
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