The gates of hell open to let out the ghosts of the dead Chun Sing is visited by his deceased father, who tells the young man that his enemy is a priest who commands the dark forces of ...
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The gates of hell open to let out the ghosts of the dead Chun Sing is visited by his deceased father, who tells the young man that his enemy is a priest who commands the dark forces of black magic. Luckily, Chun Sing gets help from a magic book, a group of friendly ghosts, and a house full of hookers.
I first heard of this one while watching the fight scene highlights videotape THIS IS KUNG FU back in 1989. The tape featured a delirious trailer for this film which has tag lines that mangle the English language to an alarming degree (example:"Ghost seeking revenge evils are deadly scared!" and "Human heart annoying both spirits and human!), and my friends and I watched the trailer over and over in disbelief.
I finally found the movie about two years later in a cheesy hole-in-the-wall video store that was going out of business, a victim of the Disneyfication of Times Square. The wait was worth it, because the martial arts were pretty good and the script is a ludicrous dialogue fan's wet dream! The prize goes to the scene wherein the villainous sorcerer realizes he's about to get his ass kicked, so he throws some spells into the air and screams "Count Dracula! Come to my aid!" The second he says this, the sky turns to night, the full moon pops up, a wolf howls and then from out of nowhere Count Dracula himself (the only white guy in the entire film) swoops from out of the sky screaming "I'M COMING!!! HAHAHAHAHAH!!!" And don't ask how the heroes finally defeat the sorcerer (hint:it involves the aid of a bunch of prostitutes who are experiencing "monthly women's concerns")! A unique cinematic experience!
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