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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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Bold Cheung
Fat Chung ...
Priest Tsui
Lung Chan ...
Priest Chin Hoi
Ha Huang ...
Master Tam (as Wong Ha)
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Lau
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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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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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Featured in The Best of the Martial Arts Films (1990) See more »

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Composed by Fred Myrow (uncredited) and Malcolm Seagrave (uncredited)
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Go Samo go!
18 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

Oh yeah, what a way cool movie! Samo Hung directed this very early effort in the HK horror/comedy genre, and what a doozie it is too.

Crazy martial arts, total disregard for bodily damage, lavish sets, marvelous photography, stock music from countless horror films and some great zombies too!!!

The zombies are what make this movie so fun. Just watch it and you'll see what I mean! The final showdown is also notable for being very funny. You need to see this in the original Cantonese language, just to take in the hilarious "conjured spirit" dialogue of the two fighting actors.


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