THAI COMEDY MOVIES
Some Comedy Thai movies (หนังตลก) are mixing fun and food.
Thai title: ธิดาช้าง
English title: Jumbo Queen
Main actress: Penpak Sirikul,Metta Roongrat
Noon is a fat woman but she is a good girl and has a kind heart. Noon has been abandoned by her father many years ago. Her father has bad attitude to obese people and pushes his second daughter to participate to a beauty contest. Noon decides to go to Bangkok to join and win Jumbo Queen contest in order to broadcast that she is her hidden daughter. Noon's father wants to stop her from being in the contest and tries to stop his daughter. Noon has to prove herself to her father that the merit is in the heart not in the size of the body.
Thai title: เจ้าสาวผัดไทย
English title: Pad Thai Story
Main actor: Thep Po-ngam,Somchai Sakdikul
Main actress: Mamee Nakprasitte
Phet (เพชรา) is a young lady from a Thai Chinese family. Today there is happiness as it is her younger sister's wedding. She is still single (หาผัวไม่ได้). She puts hope in an office colleague but she discovers that he is gay. Phet losts her job but doesn't dare to announce this bad news to her father. The father is having a local restaurant business specialized in Thai Fried Noodles. She meets a teacher Surachat (อาจารย์สุระชาติ) but misunderstandings happen between them. Her father finally discovers she is out of job and she accepts to work as cook (แม่ค้าผัดไทย). There is tension between Soi (ซอย) inhabitants as a multinational company wishes to buy the houses in order to build a department store. Not all accept. One of the side-street leader is played by veteran actor Thep Po-ngam. He protests every day. Phet's father has a health weakness while Phet is out to watch a movie with the teacher. She has arguments with her sister claiming that as she cannot find a husband she should better take care of their father. Phet claims that whoever will come to eat 100 times to her Thai Fried Noodles shop will become her husband. This statement makes noise in the community. A TV producer learns about this and helps to organize a TV game. There is one million baht and Phet's hand for the winner. The game name is Thai Fried Noodles love (ความรักผัดไทย)! Feminist activists complain and call it ผัดไทยขายSex. Many people join (farang, indian, gay and even a former boyfriend Surachsi). Every day, a few people give up as they cannot stand Thai Fried Noodles overdose. At the end, only 3 candidates remain, a lady boy, the teacher and the former boyfriend. The teacher loses as Surachsi gives him a bad medicine to get sick (ท้องเสีย). He is finally qualified again as it is discovered that the lady boys were twins cheating. As the TV producer is found to be out of pennies, the former boyfriend stops also as he was only interested in money prize. Only the teacher remains and wins Phet's heart. The multinational company also finally gives up.
Some Comedy Thai movies (หนังตลก) are mixing fun and music.
Thai title: มนต์เพลงลูกทุ่งเอฟเอ็ม
It gathers trendy and old Thai "LOOK TOUNG" (ลูกทุ่ง) singers. An old man has a dream before dying. He is afraid that "LOOK TOUNG" music will die. Thanks to the radio "Look Thung" FM, he organizes a singer contest, luring potential singers with a one million baht reward. Who will win the reward?
Thai title: พันธุ์ร็อก หน้าย่น
English title: Rock never dies
Main actor: Thep Po-ngam
Main actress: Penpak Sirikul
Four men who were Rock stars during their youth decide to make a comeback. A former girlfriend, who is now responsible of music marketing, threatens the success of the comeback. Will they succeed? Penpak Sirikul won best supporting actress for her role in this musical comedy.
Thai title: คนปีมะ
Director: Note Chernyim
Main actor: Jaturong Mokjok,Krung Srivilai,Note Chernyim,Chatchai Plengpanich,Akom Preedakul,Chusak Aiemsuk
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun
Thai movie คนปีมะ was released in year 2003. It lasts 1h59mn. Note Chernyim is the movie director. It is a musical Comedy. Four guys are having bad luck, i.e. Nok (นภัสกร มิตรเอม) a Thai boxer defeated and his girlfriend leaving him for an older richer man, Kung (Jaturong Mokjok) a Likay performer injuring incidentally his mother (Naowarat Yooktanun), David (ถั่วแระ เชิญยิ้ม) always failing magic tricks, Pao (ชูษี เชิญยิ้ม) wishing to be a singer. As they complain that gods are not helping them, the gods finally send an angel (เทวดา) called Sai Fa to help them. Same as Terminator movie scene, the angel comes to help them. All are born the horse year (คนปีมะ). Multiple country songs (ลูกทุ่ง) are happening during the movie. The five friends help a young lady called O (นิธิพร มั่นนาค). Her father is close to Nai Amnat (Krung Srivilai). Nai Amnat tries to be a nice man as he gives money to support the school, where O is a teacher, but he is in fact a ruffians’ leader dealing with drugs. His friends tease Nok as he is only a poor guy (หมาวัด) and has little chance to win O’s heart (ดอกฟ้า). Nok meets Chatchai Plengpanich, his idol. Chusak Aiemsuk is playing a small ruffian’s role also. A woman has proofs against Nai Amnat’s illegal activities. Before fleeing, she gives a CD to her son. He takes refuge with the five friends but the ruffians keep looking for the child. The five friends protect the child and the angle Sai Fa uses his special power to help them. Nai Amnat hires hitman Prakan (Akom Preedakul) to get rid of the five friends. Police finally intervenes to catch the ruffians. Nok gets rid of the leader through Thai boxing. Sai Fa has to go back to heaven and to leave his friends. The movie got a revenue of 25M Baht.
Thai title: แหยม ยโสธร
English title: Hello Yasothon
Main actor: Mum Jokmok
This musical romantic comedy movie takes place in Thailand Northeast and actors speak by using local Lao and Isan dialect. Two local poor men are enamoured with two local ladies. The ladies' parents would like to marry them to local rich men so send them to Bangkok to avoid any problems. But love will be stronger. It deals with Thai cultural aspects such as social class differences, arranged weddings, temple fair, rural people going to Bangkok for the first time, local moneylender and so on...
Thai title: แหยม ยโสธร 2
English title: Hello Yasothon 2
Director: Mum Jokmok
Main actor: Mum Jokmok,Noppadol Duangporn
A few years have passed since "Hello Yasothon 1". Yaem is now married and has three children. He is village headman (กำนัน). A new district officer (นายอำเภอ) is coming. His name is Palat and he is coming from Bangkok. He tries to seduce Yaem's daughter called Wae. Yaem's teen child provides hints to Palat to seduce his sister Wae. Yaem doesn't trust Bangkokian people, who speak sweet words too easily (คนกรุงเทพปากหวาน). The mother likes Palat but the father always interferes. The movie highlights the life in Isan (อีสาน ) area in the Northeast of Thailand through the village head activities, i.e. visit Buddhist temples, check rice fields, market, village silk craft, Bun bang fai festival (ประเพณีบุญบั้งไฟ). Palat needs to go back to Bangkok. Wae is pregnant with Palat. Yaem comes to Bangkok to ask his parents to take responsability. Meanwhile local ruffians steal the Buddha statue (Ong Bak as a funny reference to Tony Jaa's movie in which Mum Jokmok also played) from the local Buddhist temple and kidnap Yaem's wife and daughter. Yem and Palat help each other to neutralize the ruffians. This movie is an hommage to 1960s old Thai movies. Actors are wearing colorful clothes. This movie has an ambiance similar to "Mon Rak Lung Tung" (1970 - มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง) but with less songs and more comedy. Lao language and a Molam (หมอลำ) soundtrack are used. The movie is full of funny visual or wording jokes. It is also an hommage to Isan culture. Isan people shall be pround of their language and culture.
Thai title: เหลือแหล่
Director: Note Chernyim
Main actor: Note Chernyim
Thai movie เหลือแหล่ was released in year 2011. It lasts 1h26mn. A music band disbands due to lack of success. Four friends are left and decide to play music on the street. They have no success except from an old uncle wishing to play with them. The uncle has a heart attack. They borrow his car and have an accident after seeing a ghost so they get dispersed. The Thai Ghanaian comic actor Johi (โจอี้ เชิญยิ้ม) ends up in teacher Dam's home. Teacher Dam (Note Chernyim) is being in conflict with teacher Feuang (โย่ง เชิญยิ้ม) regarding folk music. Teacher (ครู) Feuang is looking for disciples (ลูกศิษย์). The three other young men agree to stay as teacher Feuang has three beautiful daughters and they are out of money. Modernism is opposed to tradition. Teacher Feuang teaches folksongs (เพลงพื้นบ้าน). Competition occurs between the two teachers. Love stories also happen. Finally the competition ends up in friendship as the two teachers see the value of each other. The four young men wake up in the present. Everything was a dream… They finally make a successful band mixing old and new style music. They also meet again the three ladies...
Some Comedy Thai movies (หนังตลก) are about twins humorous confusion.
Thai title: แฝดแบบว่า
Director: Kumtorn Tubkunlai
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol
Two twins are set apart when they were babies. As they are becoming adults, they have the feeling they miss another part of themselves. This movie is based on twins confusion gags and gather an impressive collection of twins.
Thai title: มาดามยี่หุบ 2
English title: Madam Yeehoob 2
Director: Kumtorn Tubkunlai
Main actor: Sor Asanajinda
Main actress: Piyamas Monayakol
The full title is มาดามยี่หุบ ภาค 2 จากอังกฤษถึงประเทศไทย. Poo is Madam Yeehoob's daughter. They have been 18 years away from Thailand. They have arguments with Pittaya, young man, at the airport. In Yeehoob's Thai house, the maid is played by actress Nattanee Sitthisaman, who became famous thanks to บ้านผีปอบ movie serie. All visitors are afraid of her :) Pittaya is a young rich man. Somsri, a tour guid, is trying to seduce him but he only has interest in Poo. Meanwhile a photographer, called Teh, is looking for a new model. Somsri asks Teh to take compromising picture of Poo in Wat Po. Finally love quarreling happens as both Pittaya and Teh are fond of Poo. Madam Yeehoob buys a new car to visit her family in the countryside. When playing golf, Pittaya meets a countryside girl called Pla. He mistakes her as Poo as they have same face. Pla and Poo are twins (แฝด). The grandfather took care of Pla while Poo and Madam Yeehoo were in England. Madam Yeehoo wishes to send Pla to Bangkok to teach her modern life. Pla discovers hi-so life when she is invited for diner by Pittaya's father and she commits many funny breaches of etiquette. Meanwhile Poo shall learn countryside life and house chores. Many humorous scenes happen until Pittaya and Teh understood that there are two ladies so no need to be rivals. It is Kumtorn Tubkunlai's second movie based on twins. As usual his wife, Piyamas Monayakol, was playing in this movie.
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