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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:
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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 ...
Taoist Priest
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Rice Seller
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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Mr. Stiff Corpse  »

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Near the end of shooting Geung si sin sang (1985), the cast and crew came under came pressure to work faster, as the movie's screening was around the corner. See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in Lung gam wai yi dzi wang mo leung leung (2005) See more »

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A well balanced film offering comedy, action and horror.
9 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is a perfect example of how DVD removes barriers prohibiting wonderful movies, such as Mr. Vampire, from entering my living room. My viewing was enhanced because a friend from Singapore provided added commentary. Believe me, if you enjoy a good laugh, a little slap stick, a completely different view of the undead (vampires) and ghosts, well choreographed kung fu fight scenes and an overall fun movie, you won't need a friend from Singapore.

I hope the mention of slap stick doesn't misled, as the balance is perfect between comedy and seriousness throughout the 94 minutes of this movie. There are movies I've enjoyed watching once....this will be a repeater, many times over.


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