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Opapatika (Demon Warriors) (2007)

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A man learns a powerful lesson about the price of immortality in this thriller from Thailand. The Opapatikas are a special breed of people who have died only to be resurrected and given special powers; they are invincible in combat, cannot be killed, and gain unique super-human skills. Detective Techit (Putthipong Sriwat) is a police investigator who has learned the secrets of the Opapatikas, and wants to join their underground fraternity; he approaches Opapatika master Mr. Sadok (Nirut Sirichanya) in hopes of turning this dream into reality. Sadok allows Techit to become a Opapatika after the detective takes his own life, but as Techit gains the ability to see into the future, he begins to gradually lose his mortal senses as he does ritual battle with others. Opapatika also stars Somchai Khemglad, Shahkrit Yamnarm and Ray MacDonald. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

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Puttipong Sriwat
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Audience Reviews for Opapatika (Demon Warriors)

Thanakorn Pongsuwan's poor execution leads to the less than stellar action film, Opapatika.

Classified as an action fantasy, this film delivers on both of those aspects in addition to having a great concept behind the story; everything comes with a price. The storytelling on the other hand, is the film's weakness. It is choppy. Not to the point of confusion, but enough to take away the smooth ride for nearly 105 minutes.

There is an ample amount of action as the characters get the chance to put their special abilities to use, along with the help of some welcome effects and plenty of gunfire. The violence also leans toward the bloody side.

While it isn't exactly easy to pick out the hero until the ending of the film, the acting is acceptable all around. Somchai Khemklad, Chakrit Yaemnam, Pongpat Wachirabanjong, and Khemupsorn Sirisukha portray the more notable characters.

Opapatika's unimpressive storytelling does keep the film from becoming predictable, but that isn't enough to make it a strong recommendation.

JY Skacto
JY Skacto

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Jumbled and largely uninvolving.

Steve K
Steve K

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