Article: Top 10 Hit Sequels In Thai

When a movie is a hit, the director goes all out to make a follow-up to it. Of course, this concept has captured the attention of the Thai industry in recent times. Making a sequel in this case is a difficult task because there would be higher expectations for the filmmakers. The original would indeed have been excellent, but the filmmaker was walking a fine line. Several Thai sequels did succeed, though. These sequels are listed below.

1. Ong-Bak

Jaa's breakthrough performance came in the movie Ong-bak, which led to the actor being heralded as the next big martial arts celebrity abroad. Later, Jaa starred in Tom-Yum-Goong (also known as The Protector in the US and Warrior King in the UK), directed, and appeared in the Ong-bak 2 and Ong-bak 3 prequels.

2. My Ex

Cee and her friends are talking about My Ex after seeing it. According to her famous actress older sister Bowie, a sequel is in the works. When Cee later sees her partner with Ying, the hotel owner's daughter, she realizes that he is a playboy. As we watch the movie together, we have a vision of Cee trying to call Aof and tossing a drink in his face. My Ex 2: Haunted Lover, a 2010 Thai horror movie, is a sequel to My Ex.

3. Art Of The Devil

Thai filmmakers Kongkiat Khomsiri, Art Thamthrakul, Yosapong Polsap, Putipong Saisikaew, Isara Nadee, Pasith Buranajan, and Seree Pongniti directed the 2008 horror film Art Of The Devil 3. Five Star Production issued the publication. The movie, a prequel to 2005's Art Of The Devil 2, explains Miss Panor's background and how she came to use black magic to wreak revenge on her tormentors. Miss Panor is played by Napakpapha Nakprasitte.

4. The Snake King's Wife

The Snake King's Wife Part 2 is a 1973 Cambodian-Thai horror movie that is a continuation of The Snake King's Wife from the early 1970s. The prequel, which was co-produced by Cambodia and Thailand and starred Thai Aranya Namwong and Cambodians Chea Yuthorn and Dy Saveth, advanced the story of the movie.

5. Tom Yum Goong

Tom Yum Goong 2 is also known as The Protector 2 in the US, Warrior King 2 in the UK, and Return of the Warrior in Germany. It is a Thai martial arts movie from 2013 that was helmed by Prachya Pinkaew. The stars Tony Jaa and Petchtai Wongkamlao reprise their roles as Kham and Mark from the original movie in this sequel to Pinkaew's Tom-Yum-Goong.

6. Suea Sung Fah

Suea Sung Fah II: Payak Payong is a 22-episode Thai television program, or lakorn, that aired on Channel 7 in Thailand from January 30 until April 11, 2013. A follow-up to Suea Sung Fah from 2011. The story is During the 200th-anniversary celebrations in Bangkok in 1982, the infamous gangsters from King Rama V's reign came back to life. Sua Han must return to battle with them while still a child.

7. The Bodyguard

Thai action-comedy The Bodyguard 2 was released in 2007 and was written, directed, and starred by Petchtai Wongkamlao. The Bodyguard 2, a prequel to his 2004 film The Bodyguard, chronicles the story of Petchtai's bodyguard character's beginnings. Like the original, it also has several cameos by Thai celebrities, including action icon Tony Jaa.

8. Daughter

Chatrichalerm Yukol's drama film Daughter 2 was released in Thailand in 1996. The movie was chosen as Thailand's submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 70th Academy Awards, however, it was not approved as a nominee. This movie is a follow-up to Daughter, which came out a year ago. The focus of the Daughter television series is teenage concerns in Thai culture.

9. Wai Onlawon

A 2005 prequel to the three well-received 1970s Thai comedy films titled "Wai Onlawon." The youthful college couple, Tum and Oh, are now approaching middle age. They are (mostly) content in their marriage and have two teenagers, Bitong and Namtoey, who struggle with issues of their own. At Chiang Mai University, Bitong is a stunning young woman studying drama. Wicharn, her lover, is also a student there.

10. Haunting Me

Four elderly katoey, Jay-Taew, Cartoon, Mot-dum, and Songkram run a boarding school for boys in rural Thailand. The ghosts of the local teenagers "Pancake" and "Num-Ning," who helped cover up their inexplicable deaths, haunt the hostel, leading the girls to try all kinds of insane tactics to get rid of the ghosts. They eventually come to the conclusion that helping the ghosts exact their revenge is the only way to accomplish this. It has 4 follow-ups.