"Vampire Buster" Lam Ching-Ying returns as Master Gao in this vampire-filled adventure. Here, he joins forces with his colleagues in ridding their village of restless ghosts, Chinese ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mr. Vampire (1985)
Action | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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.

Director: Ricky Lau
Stars: Ching-Ying Lam, Siu-Ho Chin, Ricky Hui
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Modern grave robbing "archeologists" find perfectly preserved specimens from the past of a man, a woman, and their child. Unbeknownst to the scientist and his two bumbling assistants, these... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Lau
Stars: Ching-Ying Lam, Biao Yuen, Fat Chung
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A former cop rejoins the police department to investigate a drug ring that employs ghosts and vampires.

Director: Wei Tung
Stars: Ching-Ying Lam, Kiu Wai Miu, Wilson Lam
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Expelled by a band of restless ghosts in his village, Taoist Priest Mao Ming, and his two spirit companions, visit another village to seek wealth. There, Ming meets Master Gau, the "Vampire... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Lau
Stars: Ching-Ying Lam, Richard Ng, Billy Lau
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Lam Ching-Ying returns as the famous "Vampire Buster," this time starring as the One-Eyebrow Priest. He discovers that the water supply in his village has been contaminated by bats and, ... See full summary »

Director: Ching-Ying Lam
Stars: Ching-Ying Lam, Siu-Ho Chin, Fong Liu
Action | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
Stars: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Siu Chung Mok, Hoi Mang
Action | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Villager Bold Cheung (Sammo Hung Kam-Bo), known for his willingness to do anything courageous, bold or daring, becomes a target by the evil rich Master Tam (Huang Ha), who committed ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
Stars: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Fat Chung, Lung Chan
Action | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Multi-genre flick (western, martial arts, comedy, adventure, etc.) with an all-star cast about a man who returns to his home town, buys everything in sight, and tries to improve its ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
Stars: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Biao Yuen, Olivia Cheng
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A master gambler loses his memory, and is befriended by a street hustler who discovers his supernatural gambling abilities.

Director: Jing Wong
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Andy Lau, Joey Wang
Painted Skin (2008)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An action-thriller centered on a vampire-like woman who eats the skins and hearts of her lovers.

Directors: Gordon Chan, Andy Wing-Keung Chin, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Xun Zhou, Wei Zhao, Kun Chen
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A Taoist Priest isn't too happy when his Buddhist Priest colleague moves in next door. They are subject to constant feuds and duels, but soon must overcome their odds towards each other ... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Lau
Stars: Anthony Chan, Ma Wu, Kar Lok Chin
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Master Lam and his two disciples must battle a horde of Chinese vampires in order to get the teeth dust needed to cure an ailing general. Meanwhile, the general's wife is pregnant, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Lau
Stars: Ching-Ying Lam, Ricky Hui, Siu-Ho Chin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Ching-Ying Lam ...
...
Chou Sheng
Ronald Wong ...
Man Choi
Carrie Ng ...
Lai
Shun Lau ...
Master Shek Kin
Chi Yeung Wong ...
Shek Shiu Kin
Feng Ku ...
Chin
Joanna Chan ...
Mary
Chi Kit Lee ...
Policeman (as Yee Fei)
Mo Yuen ...
Opera Actor
Ying Wong
Edit

Storyline

"Vampire Buster" Lam Ching-Ying returns as Master Gao in this vampire-filled adventure. Here, he joins forces with his colleagues in ridding their village of restless ghosts, Chinese vampires and zombies. Meanwhile, Gao must also deal with his corrupted senior colleague and a beautiful female ghost, who befriended his two apprentices. Written by Oliver Chu

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

1 January 1991 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Ling han jia zu  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Hopping Vampires Return!
15 October 2014 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

Vampire Buster Lam Ching-Ying does it again with another Mr. Vampire-inspired horror flick from Hong Kong, where he this time, as Master Gau, joins forces with his colleagues to capture their village of escaped ghosts and return them to the spirit world. He must also deal with his corrupted senior colleague and a female ghost who befriended his two disciples.

Filmed with much momentum, cool special effects, good acting, and haunting music, this is one entertaining movie that mixes in ghost action with slapstick (but not too much) humor. Gau's mission to capture all the escapes ghosts while his two disciples grapple with their crafty and sinister colleague counterpart, with a benevolent female ghost along for the ride, serves as an exciting plot element. The highlight of the film is when Gau and his disciples grapple with dozens of the famous hopping vampires under the full moon.

I would have liked to see Lam Ching-Ying perform some more martial arts action, but it's still a fun-filled movie and one of the better ghost/vampire flicks of the genre!

Grade B+


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Jiang shi zhi zun (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?