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Simon Kook in a Trailer for Cheesy Thai Action Movie 'The Microchip'

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February 15, 2011
Source: Quiet Earth

The Microchip Trailer

"Give me back the chip!!" Don't shoot the messenger, but apparently this Microchip flick stars a guy who is to replace Tony Jaa, the Thai martial arts superstar who can't seem to get away from Ong Bak. The film is called The Microchip and it's a terribly cheesy Thai action movie starring Simon Kook - the dude that's supposed to be just as good as Jaa. Quiet Earth found the trailer and I know it's pretty bad, but at least it's something to watch. The story obviously involves some microchip being stolen or something, but it doesn't matter. Give it a shot if you wish, but don't blame us if you hate this, it is very cheesy. Extended cut here.

Watch an official trailer for Krissanapong Rachata's The Microchip:

An epic battle to avert disaster! Gotta love the roughly translated sales quotes in it. The Microchip is both written and directed by Thai filmmaker Krissanapong Rachatha, of only 2009's Force of Five or Power Kids previously. Film Frame Productions is behind the film, which hits theaters in Thailand starting in a few weeks. There's a Facebook page for the film, but it's all in Thai so we can't read any of it, however there are some photos and posters to check out if you're interested. I'm really not sure what to expect with this and I have no clue if we'll ever see it at any upcoming festivals, but it definitely looks... interesting. Thoughts?

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  • Chazzy
    Definitely looks.... awful.
  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tyler-Danger/100000822465362 Tyler Danger
    Aww, c'mon guys! I was just about to go sleep, now I can't! Thanks alot bro... *no cheese before sleep*
  • http://twitter.com/A5J4DX A5J4DX
    damn that was sooo bad yuk and those dirty cheap ass sfx sound like they from bollywood arghh plz stop!
  • JP
    The sound effects....my god, the sound effects...
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9emWB_rrMt0 Crapola
    Looks amayonaising! As a completely unfit person I reckon even I could do those stunts. I could match the level of acting displayed onscreen though, genius.
  • NeoSlyfer26
    What is this 1986 Shaw Brothers Kung Fu ?
  • http://twitter.com/Nielsen700 Mattias Nielsen
    No comment...
  • BBQ BOB
    This is what it would look like if a Soap Opera had a kung fu scene.
  • Joe
    uh... well...... *clears throat*.... He definitely can kick... good... and he has..... long hair... for a man............ I'm sorry thats about it.
  • Anonymous
    I'll end up buying this 'cause I'm a sucker for really cheesy low budget action films, but even by my standards this looks pretty bad. The guy doesn't look like he's even trying in most of those shots. He looks bored. If you look closely when he yells, it kinda looks like he's yawning and they just dubbed the line over it.
  • Redguy
    There...is...a...man...with....long...hair....and....he....wants...his.....(wait for it)........chip. Give.....his...chip...back....or.....you...die. It was cheesy but i had a morning laugh. Trailer graphics look like they were made in a powerpoint presentation or something :D
  • Anonymous
    Apropos descriptive comment on Facebook above "...There's a Facebook page for the film, but it's all in Thai so we can't read any of it,...", easily translated (if you really want to bbothered at googletranslate...
  • Sullyship
    the punching and kicking sound effects really tip this one over the edge for me, so crap its good type thing going on I reckon!
  • Donza1978
    Holy shit that is so fuckin bad dont know how i made it threw the hole trailer. Absolutley god dam terrible.
  • Rocketan
    Movie the microchip on dvd in thailand now.And movie go inter coming soon. Thank you.

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