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Geung si sin sang (1985)

The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.

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Ching-Ying Lam ...
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Chou Sheng
Ricky Hui ...
Moon Lee ...
Ting-Ting (as Choi-fung Li)
Billy Lau ...
Wai
Siu-Fung Wong ...
Jade (as Siu-fung Wong)
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The Vampire
Ha Huang ...
Mr. Yam
Anthony Chan ...
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Chau Sang Lau ...
Timekeeper
Pak-Kwong Ho ...
Villager
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Stupid son
Mo Yuen ...
Policeman
Wellson Chin ...
Policeman
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A ghost sucks the life-force out of a one of Uncle Nine's student. The other is slowly turned into a vampire. They halt his transformation by filing down his teeth! The female ghost throws her head around like a boomerang to protect herself. Can Mr. Vampire chase away the Succubus and the hopping ghost and save his two students? Written by Joseph P. Ulibas <mculibas@cwnet.com>

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Rated PG-13 for vampire violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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28 September 1985 (Taiwan)  »

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This movie started a new wave of Chinese vampire movies in the 1980s to 1990s. See more »

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During the fight in the dungeon-like police interrogation room, the brick wall rebounds when the various combatants strike it. See more »

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Referenced in Horror from the East: Mr Vampire (1985) - Review (2015) See more »

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A Kung-Fu-Zombie-Comedy!? Alright!
23 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Personally, I think that everyone should see Mr. Vampire, if only so that they can claim to have seen a kung fu zombie comedy. But, in my opinion, this is almost more of a Chinese Ghostbusters with some kung fu sprinkled in than a kung fu movie, which was somewhat of a disappointment for me. The story is fun, fresh and full of more than just zombies (although I won't reveal any surprises). The action, when it occurs is fully justified, which is something I always like to see, and is choreographed quite well by Lam Ching-ying. The comedy is somewhat hit or miss, but it didn't bother me very much. I had a lot of fun but I came away wanting more action.

If you feel the same way, try Encounters of a Spooky Kind, which has all the zombies you love, but with more kung fu.


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