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Raging Phoenix [DVD] [2009]


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  • Actors: Jija Janin
  • Directors: Rashan Limtrakul
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: Thai
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 15
  • Studio: Showbox Media Group Ltd
  • DVD Release Date: 12 April 2010
  • Run Time: 109 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B003ATD7IU
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 39,990 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Delivering non-stop thrills and breathtaking action, Raging Phoenix is the latest martial arts sensation from the producers of Ong Bak, Born to Fight and The Warrior King.

Action Cinema's first lady, Jija Janin (Chocolate) plays Neu, a wandering musician who, having been abandoned by her family, knows only shame and rejection. Her life changes when she partners with a group of mysterious strangers, who train her in a devastating new form of combat that combines Muay Thai, Drunken Boxing and explosive techniques derived from hip-hop dance moves. When her training is complete, she leaps into a spectacular adventure to bring down an infamous human trafficking ring that is terrorizing her nation, and very soon a new hero is born.

Combining incredible hi-impact martial arts, free-running, and bone crunching stunts, Raging Phoenix is a heart-pumping, jaw dropping adventure that takes action to new heights of entertainment!

Special Features
- DTS HD Master Audio 5.1 Thai
- Language
- English Subtitles
- Trailer Gallery
- Interview Gallery
- B-Roll Action Scene Footage


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3.1 out of 5 stars

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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By MrMoondoggie on 31 Mar 2011
Format: DVD
This second effort from Jeja Yanin takes a new route with a more modern martial arts film. While her character in Chocolate immitates classic martial arts stars in Raging Phoenix she works in a post modern mix of martial arts and hip hop dance. If you like old school martial arts films you may not find this one very interesting. The plot is decent for this kind of film. A gang of human trafficers kidnap women special to a group of men who come together to help fight against the gangs and free them. Deu/Neu played by Jeja Yanin (the box and subtitles do it different not sure which is correct) is almost kidnapped by the gang and is rescued by Sanim played by Patrick Tang who introduces her to the group and agrees to train her in their unique art style. She then joins them in their mission to stop the trafficers.

It's simple and has some comedy to mix in with the action and acrobatics which are impressive with a fun mix of martial arts styles.

If you enjoy modern asian action movies go ahead and pick this up while it's cheap it'll provide some fun on a quiet night in with some popcorn.

If you're obsessed with Bruce Lee movies and don't like anything outside of the 70's then avoid this you'll hate it.
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innovative martial arts choreography , it's not as good plot wise to Jeeja yanin first outing of 'chocolate' but it equals it in fighting spirit.
it all goes a bit Indiana jones to the latter half as if escaping from a tomb, the story of girls stolen for their pheromones is a weak plot line but I enjoyed the film on its martial arts merit rather than plot and character development
roongtawan jindasing is formidable as the gang leader and it makes for a good cat fight finale
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Sparkz on 19 Feb 2012
Format: Blu-ray
I won't further repeat what is stated in the product description concerning plot, etc. What I will say is that, with her well deserved critical acclaim arising from her world class fighting skills in Chocolate, it's good to see that Jeeja Yanin isn't just a one trick pony. In her debut movie Chocolate, Jeeja Yanin was given limited scope to reveal some of her true acting capabilities, since she was confined to a sparse script in order to convincingly portray the demeanour of a mentally challenged teenager... and she did it very well. In Raging Phoenix the plot is somewhat beefier, if not still a little fantastical (but how many martial arts movies have a 100% flawless plot)? I can't think of one, and Raging Phoenix is no exception. However, unlike Chocolate, this film does seek to further explore Jeeja's vocal and acting skills, (not just her lightning quick fighting skills), with the script putting her through a whole gamut of emotion, pain, rejection and loneliness, which she handles superbly. (Look out for the part where she rescues some girls from the clutches of human traffickers, she can dance as she seriously kicks butt)! Co-starring alongside Patrick Tang of Knockout fame, it would be precise to say that Jeeja Yanin is one of the most gifted and true martial artists ever to hit the screen in Kung Fu cinema history. If you like martial arts with a contemporary spin, treat yourself to this excellent movie. It is sure to become an all time classic.
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8 of 11 people found the following review helpful By R. Zhang on 19 April 2010
Format: Blu-ray
Raging Phoenix is quite a mixed bag. On the plus side, we have stunning action, a sweet and really hard hitting main actress plus a quite advanced and mature music-video look. The direction and camerawork are much more advanced than in the previous thai-productions and create a entertaining, kind of new age teen movie with uncompromising action scenes. The story supports that structure and tells the story of a group of young people fighting against a gang who kidnapps "special" girls. When Jijan should be kidnapped, she gets rescued by the groups leader. Together with the two other members (who all share a kidnapped wife/sister background)she learns a special fighting technique which combines breakedance, drunkenboxing and muay-thai. Together with her friends she fights the gang to rescue the wife of the leader of her group.
And that's the point that brings us to the minus side: While the first half of the movie is a great flick about friendship and martial-arts, nearly everything goes down with the last third and the ending. When Jija and her friends advace into the lair of that mysterious human trade gang, the movie becomes more and more abstract in the ending. With the idea of women getting kidnapped because of their smell and turning their tears into a perfume, combined with a female thai bodybuilder waiting for them as the head of the gang, the screenplay flushes all the great ideas and self awarness of the first half down the toilet. Only the really great and typically hard fighting scenes safe the ending and a wonderfull charming and innocent Jija makes that movie fun to watch at anytimes. A bit more storywork and a bit more polished action direction (the fighting seems a bit soft sometimes) would made a better movie then Chocolate was, certainly.
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Not one for the purists - might avoid lovers of technically faithful martial arts films. Not one for fans of flowing direction.

At times the plot jumps inexplicably like they couldn't be bothered to think of a linking scene. Ignore these shortcomings, however, and this is an enjoyable film.

The acrobatics in the fight sequences are phenomenally choreographed and executed. They are completely over the top and infeasible with fighters one moment taking a tap on the head and then in others absorbing more punishment than a battle tank before going down but you just end up marvelling at how they were put together. The stunt work was simply incredible.

The plot-line is serviceable and the romance seems more Bollywood than Hollywood.

It's an OK action romp that is redeemed by superb, larger-than-life action sequences and sparring/training sessions.
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