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THAI TELEMOVIES

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Many Thai companies such as RS Promotion, GMM Grammy, ST Video release movies produced strictly for VCD and DVD players during decade 2000s. This business has grown due to the strong demand for Thai movies.

Horror Telemovie
Horror Telemovie
Due to some struggles, the producer of the movie "Pra-A-Paimanee" couldn't find screen space due to business conflicts. So the company has turned to the CD format. More than 800,000 copies of "Pra-A-Paimanee" were sold. This success kicked off the trend.
Horror Telemovie
Horror Telemovie
Many telemovies are related to horror story plots.
Horror Telemovie
Horror Telemovie
Telemovie plots are less complicated. They are simple and easy to understand.
Comedy telemovie
Comedy telemovie
The booming telemovie industry is partly a result of multiplex culture, which tends to screen one big movie in more than half the theatres. Also the average duration of a screening has been reduced to three weeks.

It is an unknown secret that in Bangkok many pirated Video CD are available for sale. Often bad copies are sold, i.e. the pirate has shot with a camcorder during a movie projection. If the Thai film "Nang Nak" has not surpassed the American movie "Titanic", it is due to illegal copies. During the second week after the movie was released in cinema, illegal copies were already available for 150 baht.

Comedy telemovie
Comedy telemovie
Tele-Movie is celebrating its breakthrough with 'Miss Queen Thailand', a comedy about tranvestite beauties, which has sold 200,000 copies in just two months in year 2003.
Comedy telemovie
Comedy telemovie
Most telemovies are comedies, investigations, mysteries and romances.
Horror telemovie
Horror telemovie
Many telemovies are related to terrifying plots. Recent telemovies use stars from Thai TV series or "LAKHON" (ละคร) to attract more viewers.
Horror telemovie
Horror telemovie
Telemovies carry an average cost of Bt5 million per production, compared to Bt25 million for a cinematic release. The producers don't have to compete with the US movies for the limited spaces in cinema multiplexes.
Thai Telemovie
Thai Telemovie
The recent renaissance of Thai cinema laid the foundation for the advent of Thai telemovies.
Thai sexy Telemovie
Thai sexy Telemovie
Many telemovies put the stress on a light erotic content and a suggestive cover.
Thai sexy Telemovie
Thai sexy Telemovie
Many erotic telemovies are sexy remakes of famous Thai movies such as ขวัญเรียม, ขุนแผน or based on Thai folkore feminine personages (นารีผล, พระอภัยมณี, กินรี).


VHS telemovies were popular during decade 1990s and beginning of decade 2000s. They were then replaced by telemovies on VCD format.

VHS Telemovie
VHS Telemovie
Telemovies on VHS format such as สาปประกาศิต last around 1h10mn to 1h20mn.
VHS Telemovie
VHS Telemovie
Telemovies on VHS format such as ล่าพยัคฆ์ include sexy scenes. Sometimes sexy scenes were censored so the telemovie only lasts one hour. Sometimes the sexy scenes were not censored.
VHS Telemovie
VHS Telemovie
Telemovies on VHS format such as จูบแล้วตบ were comedy telemovies. Thriller, murder enquiry, horror, action, drama were popular plots for VHS telemovies.
VHS Telemovie
VHS Telemovie
Telemovies on VHS format such as แรงรัก เพลิงปรารถนา were dubbed as it is cheaper to shoot telemovies and perfect voices can be added during the post production phase.
VHS Telemovie
VHS Telemovie
Telemovies on VHS format such as เกมส์...กามเทพ have always a sharp and colorful picture as they are newly shot movies.
VHS Telemovie
VHS Telemovie
Telemovies on VHS format such as เสน่หาพยาบาท were featuring unknown actors and actresses. Telemovies had limited budget.






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