Watching movies through online streaming portals is one of the activities that many people do. Netflix is a popular alternative with a wide selection of movies and TV shows from various genres and countries. Thailand is one of them.
Thai movies and dramas have recently become one of the most popular forms of entertainment, especially in Indonesia. Life backgrounds and values that are not much different are some factors Thai movies are easier to accept. Until now, there have been many Thai movies that have been adapted to the big screen and internationally. There are many Thai movies in various genres that you can enjoy to fill your free time. Here’s 4 Thai movie reccomendation to fill your free time:
1. Bad Genius (drama, crime)
Bad Genius tells the story of a group of school children who try to manipulate the selection system for admission to universities in the United States. The film was first released on May 3rd, 2017, and received critical acclaim as well as commercial success and even reached an achievement of USD 30 million. Currently, the Bad Genius film can be watched online on Netflix.
2. Friend Zone (comedy-romance)
Palm (Naphat Siangsomboon) has been stuck in the FRIEND ZONE with his best friend Gink (Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul) for 10 years. During high school , he tried to cross the line by confessing his feelings for her, but she simply rejected him with “being friends is good enough.” Since then, Palm and Gink have grown closer as true best friends. However, leaving the friend zone this time will lead them to the beginning of their romantic love life or either the end of their friendship. Friend zone which was released in the cinema on Feb 14th 2019 is now available on Netflix.
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3. Pee Mak (horror, romance)
Pee Mak is a Thai film that managed to record great success in various countries in Asia. Pee Mak tells the story of Mak who is forced to leave his heavily pregnant wife to fight on the battlefield. But something strange happened to his wife when Mak returned home. This comedy and romantic horror genre drama stars Mario Maurer and Davika Hoorne which got an audience score of 72% on Rotten Tomatoes and a rating of 7.3 on IMDb.
4. Deep (sci-fi, thriller)
DEEP is a Netflix Sci-Fi Thriller from Thailand which has to do with experimenting on insomniacs to extract something called “Qratonin”. This is supposedly the exact opposite of melatonin, which is the body’s own “sleep drug”. To extract this, a group of medical students agree to be part of a medical trial for the German pharmaceutical company. If they stay awake, they will be lucky, but if they fall asleep for more than 60 seconds, they die. When DEEP begins to take a horrible turn, the four insomniacs find themselves in a desperate, high-stakes gamble that will ultimately determine their fate.
So, which one will you choose and add to this week’s watch list?
Source: CNN Indonesia, Heaven of Horror, bacaterus.com, Liputan6