April 12, 2024

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The Best Muay Thai Movies Of All-Time

If you love Muay Thai and watching new movies, we have this blog for you to scout some of the best Muay Thai movies.

Movies are not there just for entertainment purposes as there are many things that you can learn from them, and in some cases, they can even change your whole concept about life. Movies can make you cry, laugh, sing, feel motivated, and full of energy.

So, it doesn’t matter whether you are looking for an escape or a way to feel motivated or entertained again; we have a selection of top-rated movies that will get you right in the mood. 

Ong Bak

Ong Bak is undoubtedly one of the best Muay Thai movies out there, and it doesn’t matter which type of genre you prefer in films; you are surely going to like this one. With an IMDB rating of 7.2, this movie will surely leave you speechless. You should know that this movie is basically about a Muay Thai warrior and his escape journey. Every second of this movie is filled with adventure, intense fighting scenes, a great storyline, and great camera angles. You will be left dumbfounded after watching the fantastic Muay Thai moves used in the movie.


One of the best things about this movie is that it marks one of the first roles of martial star superstar Jean-Claude Van Damme. This is one of the films that made Van Damme almost a household name in the late 80s and 90s. This is another reason why this movie has been able to make it to the list. You should know that the basic story of this movie is pretty much about revenge. An American moves to Thailand and learns the fine art of Muay Thai to avenge his kickboxer brother. You will find excellent Muay Thai moves in this movie as well.

A Prayer Before Dawn

This movie has an IMDB rating of 6.9, and if you are looking to explore the dark and gritty side of Muay Thai in a fictional way, then going for this movie will make perfect sense. One of the best things about this movie is that it’s a true-life story that inspires it. This movie is all about a British boxer, Billy Moore, who later starts participating in different Muay Thai fights during his prison days in one of Thailand’s most infamous jails. Moore was imprisoned for drugs, and the hassle didn’t end even after he was jailed.

Tom Yum Goong

This movie made Tony Jaa a standard of Muay Thai in the movies. The action sequences pushed by the incredible Muay Thai knowledge of the actor took this movie to another level. This movie is about a simple person who goes on an adventure to Australia to find his two beloved elephants. After visiting Australia, the hero finds himself in a difficult situation when he discovers that the evil business is extensive and quite dangerous. But with the power of Muay Thai and by using his excellent skills, the hero can make his way to finding where his elephants went. This movie will indeed send chills down your spine.

Nothing can be more memorable than being a Muay Thai fan and watching all these fantastic movies. Pick your best one or go for binge-watching.