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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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 ...
Wu Ma ...
Chau Sang Lau ...
Timekeeper
Pak-Kwong Ho ...
Villager
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Stupid son
Mo Yuen ...
Policeman
Wellson Chin ...
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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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After the director had yet to settle on an actress to play the ghost's role, the role ultimately ended up going to Siu-Fung Wong, who impressed Ricky Lau in her previous work. Siu-Ho Chin was chosen because he knew Kung-Fu and all about action scenes. The director noted in an interview that, "He was serious and used no stuntmen." See more »

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When the ghost flies through the window to save her love from the vampire, the cable causing her flight is briefly seen. See more »

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Followed by Jiang shi shu shu (1988) See more »

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A satisfying movie of comedy-horror genre ..
6 June 2006 | by (Turkey) – See all my reviews

This movie has found its way into my collection, purely by accident, and stayed there for quite a long while till I finally found the chance to watch it .. The plot should be evident by now: the movie is basically about a 'master' specialized in dealing everything super natural and his two 'apprentices', tying to get rid of a powerful vampire .. There is also a nice sub-plot as a bonus, featuring a female ghost seducing its victims .. The movie is satisfying from the first moment till the last, never dragging too much in a certain scene, letting you watch the whole experience in awe .. The master is powerful and knowledgeable, the apprentices seem dumb nevertheless efficient in their work (with minor 'clumsiness/laziness' factor causing most of the accidents filling the whole movie) .. The support characters do their job well adding to the richness - they are mostly stereotypes but good ones at that .. The jokes were amusing and imaginative although most of them are slap-stick .. I can't comment on the fight scenes in particular (never been a fan but never been a hater) but I found them mostly intense with clever choreography .. The visual effects were not great but never failed to satisfy the viewer .. As a summary, I found this movie in the same league with A Chinese Ghost Story series, and to be honest enjoyed it more than that trilogy .. Also enjoyed it more than any of the Jackie Chan movies :) ..


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