Panna Rittikrai (Thai: พันนา ฤทธิไกร; RTGS: Phanna Ritthikrai) or birth name Krittiya Lardphanna (Thai: กฤติยา ลาดพันนา; RTGS: Krittiya Latphanna, February 17, 1961 – July 20, 2014) was a Thai martial arts action choreographer, film director, screenwriter, and actor. The head of the Muay Thai Stunt team (previously known as P.P.N. Stunt Team), he is best known for his work as a martial arts and action choreographer on the 2003 film Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior and 2005's Tom-Yum-Goong (known as The Protector in the US), starring Tony Jaa, whom Panna mentored.
Movies & TV shows
Vengeance of an Assassin
Natee (Dan Chupong) became a killer for one reason- to discover who killed his parents. As he gets closer to uncovering a secret network of power and corruption, he's double-crossed on a job, making h...
At the Gate of the Ghost
Adapted from Japanese film called Rashomon, U Mong Pa Meung (The Outrage) takes place in a wood during Thai’s Lanna period where a mysterious murder happens. The story is told through three witnesses:...
To Sir with Love
In the 1970's a young idealistic teacher arrives in a remote impoverished North East Issan village to teach in a school. He must first reform the womanizing, gambling addicted, wife beating headmaster...
BKO: Bangkok Knockout
A group of martial arts students are at a party when a bomb goes off. Some of their friends have been kidnapped when they wake up. The only way to survive is to fight your way out.
Ong Bak 3
Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to d...
The gang is abducting and killing women. Sanim and his friends are trying to break up the abductors. A failed kidnapping attempt saved Deu. The women werelured into a battle with the gang.
Lek, a Thai boxing instructor teaches Thai boxing to a group of kids for their self-defence. He is like both teacher and father to the kids – Wuth, Catt, Pong and Jib. The four have to look after Wuth...
Zen, a teenage girl with powerful martial skills, gets money to pay for her mother's treatment, and she seeks out all the people who owe her money.
Ong Bak 2
A warrior saved a man. The boy was trained to be the most dangerous man in the world. When he becomes a young man, he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the slave traders who enslaved him as ...
An ancient legend says that lunar Mercury and solar Mercury will create an unstoppable power when combined. The secrets of the legend have been studied by an international terrorist, who wants the pow...
The story was set in Siam in the 1890s. A young Muay Thai warrior and rocketry expert named Siang is stealing back water buffalo taken from poor Isan farmers by unscrupulous cattle raiders. He is look...
The son of the bodyguard's employer fired him. The son is being targeted by people who want to take over his father's company. He is forced to hide out in the slums because a kind family looks after h...
Born to Fight
When a remote Thai village is overrun by terrorists armed with a nuclear missile, an elite undercover operative leads the most unique fighting force ever assembled in a heroic attempt to save their na...
Mission Hunter 2 : Battle Warrior
Tony Jaa, star of the critically acclaimed Ong-Bak & Warrior King, is the leader of the Panter Squad, a group of martial arts madmen employed by a notorious General and Cartel kingpin on the border of...
Panna and Tony play members of a desperate gang of thieves who are forced into hiding after a robbery goes wrong; when the police launch a raid on their hide-out, the pair are forced to make a bid for...
1994 film by Thai martial arts director, Panna Rittikrai. Thai action supermo Panna Rittikrai stars as a hard boiled gangster who takes control of a Bangkok suburb with a violent and iron grip. Great...
A group of travelers visiting Thailand are attacked by a maniac. Some escape, others die under his blows. The spirited killer is a forest dweller who kills anyone who steps into his jungle.
The Rowdy Bunch
The empire of Siam was taken control of by a mysterious clan of assassins. The people must revolt to preserve their freedom. A war is being prepared for peace. The mystical power of Muay Thai warriors...
Angel of Death
A low budget Thai action thriller starring Panna Rittikrai. A TV series was later developed with same title “ทูตมรณะ” and aired in 1990 starring Sorapong Chatree and Sombat Methanee.
Ai Petch Bor Kor Sor II
Heavily influenced by the work of Jackie Chan, Ai Petch Bor Kor Sor II is the second installment of a two-part series of films directed by Thai martial artist, Panna Rittikrai.
Liu Talu Fah AKA: Young Angel Dir: Panna Rittikrai THAILAND - 1992
Tony Jaa appeared in an early '90s film.
Kumpee Nuk Leng
1991 film by Thai martial arts director, Panna Rittikrai.
Song Kram Phee
We have teams from China and Japan seeking out a black stone that can create immensely powerful magic. There's some resistance and the local population calls up a shaman who announces he will be a sha...
The Chiang Choon Fighter
Panna Rittikrai drinks Chiang Choon to fight! He's the Thailand Drunken Master. Stunts and shapes galore.
Black Magic Tiger
Khom and Plabprueng are married and live with their children in a small village in the forest. One day Chim, the son of the village chief has returned home after leaving the village for years. Chim us...
Angel Of Death 2
Rare Thai action movie starring Panna Rittikrai
Ai Petch Bor Kor Sor
Heavily influenced by the work of Jackie Chan, Ai Petch Bor Kor Sor is the first installment of a two-part series of films directed by Thai martial artist, Panna Rittikrai.
River of Fire
Brilliant action from the Ong Bak master as he faces gangster's, crocodiles and a whole lot more on the river of fire. Long live Panna.
Killers vs Thugs
A Thailand action film featuring Panna Rittikrai.
Born to Fight 3
Another awesome Panna film, but for a different reason. Less emphasis on crazy falls, and more on fight choreography. Panna did some closer shots with this one too, rather than only using wide ones li...
Wake Up to Kill 3
Two sisters are in search of their grandfather's body so it can be buried in their family tomb. In the jungle, they run afoul of gangsters performing an evil experiment involving blood that turns them...
While in the process of helping Sompob, who was robbed by Kuya, Rawin finds that he must battle Ngachang. However, on the day of the battle the village is attacked by a gang of thousand-year-old zombi...
Thai Police Story
Explosive action film starring Panna Rittikrai as a man caught between corrupt police officers and vicious drug gangs. The film features non-stop action and crazy stunts including a fight with Panna ...
Run Thug Run
A terrorist leader orders his crew to take hostages and hurt people pretty badly.
Born to Fight
Sian-fong is a lawyer for a family empire with criminal links. When he stumbles across delicate information, he ends up on the lam. Returning home to find a tragedy, he decides his life is no longer s...
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