#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.

 

 

#ALEXANDER

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.

 

 

#KICKBOXER

Training scenes shot in Ayutthaya.

 

 

#TOMORROW NEVER DIES

Bond’s back in Phang Na and Bangkok plays substitute for Ho Chi Minh City.

 

 

 

#THE BEACH

Filmed in Koh Phi Phi and Khao Yai National Park, which has closed for a while.

 

 

#AMERICAN GANGSTER

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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