Chocolate Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3393

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 27

Theatrical Release Date: 02/08/2008

Language: Thai

Genre: Action, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Prachya Pinkaew

Actors: JeeJa Yanin, Hiroshi Abe, Pongpat Wachirabunjong, Taphon Phopwandee, Ammara Siripong, Dechawut Chuntakaro

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Yojimbo
Yojimbo
Movie God

Rating of
2/4

"Chocolate" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 01/30/2012

An autistic young girl with a natural aptitude for martial arts uses her skills to recoup money owed to her cancer stricken mother, unaware that they were all members of the criminal underworld. The Karate Kid meets Rain Man in a film from the producers of Ong Bak, famous for the remarkable physical performance of its star that relied on pure skill rather than SFX and wire work. The fight scenes of Chocolate are similarly bone crunching and the brutal reality of the violence on show is underlined by the out-takes reel; it's painful to even watch! The major difference between the two films is the fact that the protagonist is a sweet natured girl which does away with all the posturing, macho bullshit that usually accompanies this kind of thing; it's a lot more fun watching a young girl …

FZero
FZero
Producer

Rating of
2.5/4

Never send a woman to do a mans job.

FZero - wrote on 05/14/2008

A step down from his work with Tony Jaa but better than most fight movies nowadays. The plot, is as usual a write off, but since its not the reason I watch action movies it's better left undiscussed. Everything else was pretty much status quo till the awesome end scene which played out on the windowsills of a building and was brutal. I had my doubts with a woman in the lead and I'm still not completely sold on the result. She just didn't have the ferocity one expects in this role. The cuts were a bit fast which I can only guess was due to a lack of skill as Pinkaew has proven that he is near the top with his previous two outings, Ong-Bak and The Protector. It was also noticeable at times that the enemies were standing there waiting to be hit. It's still worth fast forwarding to …

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