The Protector (Tom yum goong) (Warrior King) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

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

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April 25, 2011
Truly, the best martial arts film about elephants yet made.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
September 8, 2006
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 6, 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 | Original Score: 5/10
September 15, 2006
Jaa-dropping stunts buried in an overly sentimental plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 7, 2006
The premise is both absurd and intricate.
Read More | Original Score: C
September 9, 2006
Sadly, the production values don't do Jaa any favors
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 5, 2006
PETA may have a field day with this one, but few others will.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
September 7, 2006
After we're supposed to get off on a bunch of ironmen getting their shoulder blades handed to them, what's next? Snuff films?
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 6, 2006
The Protector isn't a sequel to Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior but it is a thinly disguised retread.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 7, 2008
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
September 8, 2006
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.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
March 20, 2009
You have to wonder why they even bothered with the subtitles. It's not like they make much difference.
September 8, 2006
This is one of those movies where guys literally stand in line, waiting to get beaten up.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 8, 2006
The resulting fights range from choppy, grainy garbage to a truly spectacular centerpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 8, 2006
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.
August 3, 2006
Very silly.
September 8, 2006
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.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
September 7, 2006
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 | Original Score: 1/4
September 11, 2006
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 | Original Score: 2/5
September 27, 2006
It plays like a bad B-movie where we suddenly leave an ongoing conversation to join a fight in progress.
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