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Release Date:
28 September 1985 (Taiwan) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A well balanced film offering comedy, action and horror. See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Ching-Ying Lam ... Master Gau

Siu-Ho Chin ... Chou Sheng
Ricky Hui ... Man Choi
Moon Lee ... Ting-Ting (as Choi-fung Li)
Billy Lau ... Wai
Siu Fong Wong ... Jade (as Siu-fung Wong)

Wah Yuen ... The Vampire
Ha Huang ... Mr. Yam
Anthony Chan ... Taoist Priest
Ma Wu ... Rice Seller
Chau Sang Lau ... Timekeeper
Pak-Kwong Ho ... Villager

Kai Man Tin ... Stupid son
Mo Yuen ... Policeman
Wellson Chin ... Policeman
Yung-chiang Peng ... Policeman
Wing-Cheung Cheung ... Hopping Corpse
Ming-Wai Chan ... Hopping Corpse
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Directed by
Ricky Lau 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ricky Lau 
Cheuk-Hon Szeto 
Barry Wong 
Ying Wong  story

Produced by
Mun-kai Ko .... producer
 
Original Music by
Melody Bank 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Ngor 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Cheung 
 
Production Design by
Sai Kan Lam 
 
Special Effects by
Wai-kok Dun .... special effects
Chan Chap Hung .... special effects
 
Stunts
Yung-chiang Peng .... assistant stunt coordinator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chi-Man Chan .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Simon Broderick .... colorist
 
Music Department
Alastair Monteith-Hodge .... composer: theme music
Anders Nelsson .... composer: theme music
 
Other crew
Zhenying Ling .... martial arts director
Danny Ko Moon Wing .... script supervisor
Suk-fun Yeung .... script supervisor
Ha Yuan .... martial arts director
Wah Yuen .... action director
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Geung si sin sang" - Hong Kong (original title)
"The Taoist of Spiritual Illusions" - Japan (English title) (informal literal English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for vampire violence and some sexuality
Runtime:
96 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | South Korea:12 (DVD rating) (2004) | South Korea:15 (theatrical rating) (1987) | UK:15 | USA:PG-13

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Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: During the fight in the dungeon-like police interrogation room, the brick wall rebounds when the various combatants strike it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Dragon Reloaded (2005)See more »

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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A well balanced film offering comedy, action and horror., 9 January 2000
Author: vonvegas from Las Vegas

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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