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Spooky Encounters (1980)

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Villager Bold Cheung (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo), known for his willingness to do anything courageous, bold or daring, becomes a target by the evil rich Master Tam (Huang Ha), who committed ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Bold Cheung
Fat Chung ...
Priest Tsui
Lung Chan ...
Priest Chin Hoi
Ha Huang ...
Master Tam (as Wong Ha)
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Lau
Ching-Ying Lam ...
The Inspector
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Fa Kau
Siu-Ming To ...
Tao
Billy Chan ...
Fei
Suet-Mei Leung ...
Cheung's Wife
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Vampire
Ching Po Chang ...
Uncle Pok
Yun-Chiang Peng ...
Hsiao Peng
Ying-Ying Hui ...
Cheung's Neighbor
Mo Yuen ...
Mu / Prison Guard
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Storyline

Villager Bold Cheung (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo), known for his willingness to do anything courageous, bold or daring, becomes a target by the evil rich Master Tam (Huang Ha), who committed adultery with Cheung's unfaithful wife and wants to keep her as his mistress. Cheung is tricked into a bet to spend the night in a haunted temple, where a vampire was unleashed by Priest Chin Hoi (Lung Chan), hired by Tam, to kill him. However, Hoi's more righteous colleague, Priest Tsui (Fat Chung), wants to save Cheung and counterattack Hoi and Tam's wicked deeds. Written by Oliver Chu

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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24 December 1980 (Hong Kong)  »

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Followed by Gui yao gui (1989) See more »

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Phantasm
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Composed by Fred Myrow (uncredited) and Malcolm Seagrave (uncredited)
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Now THAT'S what I call horror
2 January 2001 | by (Stockton, California) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie after hearing a lot of good things about as far as action, comedy, and inventiveness was concerned. I must say I wasn't disappointed. This movie is off the wall; anyone who isn't used to Hong Kong cinema, their heads will explode by the finale. The movie has vampires, ghosts, possession, kung fu, comedy, monkey talk, random acts of violence against poultry, Lam Ching Ying, and then some. The martial arts choreography is good and the acrobatics are great, esp. for Sammo. Overall, a movie that needs to be seen to be believed.


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