GOOD MORNING, VIETNAM
Thailand substituted for Vietnam (probably a wise move Vietnam and US relations still a little cold in 1987). Not without its difficulties given the two countries drive on different sides of the road.
Thailand stepping in for Indian and Pakistan
(safe bet this isn’t many peoples favourite movie filmed in LOS)
#THE KILLING FIELDS
Thailand plays stand in again this time for Cambodia.
#THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN
007 filmed in Bangkok and Phang Na Bay. In the film, the island where Scaramanga lives is supposed to be in Chinese waters.
Training scenes shot in Ayutthaya.
#TOMORROW NEVER DIES
Bond’s back in Phang Na and Bangkok plays substitute for Ho Chi Minh City.
Filmed in Koh Phi Phi and Khao Yai National Park, which has closed for a while.
Chiang Mai played host.
#THE RAILWAY MAN
Various locations around Bangkok and Kanchanaburi. Story of a man’s experiences on the Death Railway and torture at the hands of the Japanese army. Looks at how his relationship with a Japanese interpreter changes from hatred to friendship.
#THE HANGOVER PART II
Got it all this one Krabi, Bangkok even Soi Cowboy pops up.