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Spooky Encounters (1980)
"Gui da gui" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Fantasy  |  24 December 1980 (Hong Kong)
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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 overview, first billed only:
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Bold Cheung
Fat Chung ...
Priest Tsui
Lung Chan ...
Priest Chin Hoi
Ha Huang ...
Master Tam (as Wong Ha)
Po Tai ...
Lau
Ching-Ying Lam ...
The Inspector
Ma Wu ...
Fa Kau
Siu-Ming To ...
Tao
Billy Chan ...
Fei
Suet-Mei Leung ...
Cheung's Wife
Biao Yuen ...
Vampire
Ching Po Chang ...
Uncle Pok
Yung-Chiang Peng ...
Hsiao Peng
Ying-Ying Hui ...
Cheung's Neighbor
Mo Yuen ...
Mu / Prison Guard
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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 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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One of the ten best kung fu flick!!!
22 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This influential film introduced the hopping vampires in kung fu films, called gyonsies. This was the first film to accurately depict chinese vampires (Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires was the first kung fu film to show vampires, but with European vamp influence.) Sammo Hung is funny in this film, but for a fat man, he is no joke. He can do stunts that would shame any fit athletic man. The kung fu choreography is spectacular and humorus. And the ending is one of the most satisfying ending any man can hope for when your wife not only cheats on you, but plots your murder. EOTSK helped pave the way for chinese horror films as we know them today, but this is easily the best as far as entertainment all over. 9 out of 10.


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