“BKO: Bangkok Knockout” Kicks It’s Way to Blu-Ray and DVD

FROM THE DIRECTOR OF “BORN TO FIGHT” COMES “BKO: BANGKOK KNOCKOUT”

Only The Strong Will Survive In This Action-Packed Movie Kicking Its Way To Blu-ray Disc And DVD August 30 From Magnolia Home Entertainment Under The Magnet Label

“The action is extreme, extremely dangerous and extremely fun.”
– Twitch Film

“Bangkok Knockout is everything director Panna Rittikrai markets it to be.”
– Rotten Tomatoes

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – When a group of old friends come together they end up doing more then talking about the past in BKO: Bangkok Knockout, arriving on Blu-ray Disc and DVD August 30 from Magnolia Home Entertainment under the Magnet label. From Director Panna Rittikrai (Ong Bak 2, Ong Bak 3, Born To Fight), Thai action cinema legend, action superstar and mentor to many of today’s top martial arts legends including Tony Ja (Ong Bak), Dan Chupong (Dynamite Warrior) and Jija Yanin (Chocolate), BKO: Bangkok Knockout takes fight sequences to a whole new levelwith its “wham-bang succession of grueling, no-rule fights” (Hollywood Reporter).

A group of marital arts students attend a reunion party to reminisce about their ‘fight club,’ but this reunion is not all fun and games when some of the members are kidnapped by a group of deadly assassins, leaving the remaining members to save their friends in the ultimate battle for survival. Packed with death-defying action and highlighting a range of martial arts disciplines from Muay Thai to Capoeira, Kung Fu to Tai Chi, the BKO: Bangkok Knockout Blu-ray Disc and DVD features explosive bonus materials including behind the scenes, making-of and trailer. The Blu-ray Disc and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $29.98 and $26.98, respectively.

Synopsis
Panna Rittikrai is a legend in Thai action cinema. With credits as director of
Born to Fight and stunt coordinator for such classics as Ong-Bak and Chocolate, he was also the star of many action films in the 70s and 80s. Rittikrai is well known for being a famous mentor to some of the top action superstars working today including Tony Jaa (Ong-Bak), Dan Chupong (Dynamite Warrior) and Jija Yanin (Chocolate). BKO features a range of martial art disciplines at its best when a group of “fight club” friends, whose styles vary from Muay Thai, Capoeira to Kung Fu and Tai Chi, must join forces and fight for their lives in a daring rescue of a kidnapped friend.

Bonus Features
The Making of BKO: Bangkok Knockout
Behind the Scenes
Trailer

DVD Basics
DVD Price: $26.98
Street Date: August 30, 2011
Running Time: 106 mins
Catalog: 10416
MPAA Rating: R

Blu-ray Disc Basics
Blu-ray Price: $29.98
Street Date: August 30, 2011
Running Time: 106 mins
Catalog: 10417
MPAA Rating: R

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