Thailand in Pop Culture

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The Bangkok Post

Before the words “soft power” entered the Thai zeitgeist, you may not have been aware that Thailand received plenty of love in the world of pop culture, globally. Here are a few of the most memorable ones from films, video games, music videos and more. Filming Locations Thailand has been a location for many Hollywood films as early as the 1920s and the list is so long that it can warrant a book on this subject alone. 1. 1974’s The Man With The Golden Gun was filmed in Bangkok and Phang Nga bay and immortalise Ko Tapu (Nail Island), which is also nicknamed “James Bond Island”. 2. Fast forward t…

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