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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:

Yet another great addition to the MR. VAMPIRE series!

Author: Prolox from Canada
14 September 2009

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LAM CHING YING who is the orients answer to Van Helsing, returns here as a tao priest who this time along with his two bumbling assistants (of course, which movie where Lam in it playing a monster fighter would be complete without, two comedic bumbling assistants in tow?) must stop a evil vampire former priest from sucking all the blood out of a sect of nuns while fighting off hordes of ugly bats. Said vampire is resurrected during a dig where it's skeletal corpse soon springs to life when an annoying dumb cop & his lover try to steal a ruby embedded in the steak that is embodied in it's heart, once out & about, Lam & his two assistants must save a convent from the bloodthirsty creature & the results are as follows, hilarity, fantastic martial arts set pieces, scares & plenty of suspense! THE NEW MR. VAMPIRE 2 is absolutely hysterical from start to finish, with great acting & directing & fantastic monster make-up! The film really is a treat to watch with many laugh out loud moments & lots of fairly interesting idea's on hand here. Highly recommended to any & all MR. VAMPIRE fans, it's really not that different from previous entries, but when one has such a great time watching these kinds of movies do you really care if the plot & ideas are the same?

***1/2 stars

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:

One creepy creature after the other!

9/10
Author: OllieSuave-007 from California, USA
28 September 2013

Lam Ching Ying, famous for his "Vampire Buster" roles, stars as the One-Eyebrow Priest in this movie. He discovers that the water supply in his village is infected with bats and must seek the source of the flying creatures. It leads to an old church, where its two practicing priests disappeared years ago. The corpse of one of the priest is recovered and, unfortunately, changes into a vampire.

This film is non-stop fun as Lam Ching Ying and his disciples battle paranormal creatures including ghosts and zombies one after the other. His bag full of magic spells you've come to recognize in Hong Kong vampire movies are seen in this film along with some good Kung-Fu action, dry humor and toe-tapping music. The special effects, especially with the bat sequence, are realistic and well done.

The hopping Chinese vampires are absent in this film, except for the little child vampire, which I think adds a touch of lightheartedness and blends in well with the cast. The main antagonist of the film is a Western Dracula-type vampire, creepy and hair-raising that gives this film full of suspense.

If you are a fan of Hong Kong horror movies in general, definitely give this film a look.

Grade A

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Hallelujah!

9/10
Author: Lawson from Singapore
6 September 2010

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Not an official sequel but stars Lam again, this time with Maria Cordero and Sandra Ng in supporting roles. The two women are hilarious, especially Cordero, who is the Mother Superior of a little church in the countryside. I don't know if the filmmakers intended to spoof Christianity or whether they were just misguided but the nuns have Flying Nun outfits and Cordero keeps going "Hallelujah!" whenever she gets a shock.

The fights are pretty good too. This time the villain is a Western vampire - a former priest of the church, ha - and so he is resistant to Taoist spells and harder to fight. He gets done in finally in kinda a lame-o way but I won't quibble.

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12 out of 24 people found the following review useful:

Lam Ching-Ying is as good as ever!

8/10
Author: ZakZluzk from Stockholm, Sweden
16 December 2002

Lam Ching-Ying is one of the coolest Hong Kong action actors ever!

But most of you don't seem to realize that. This film has some great action scenes and it's funny too! Go get it!

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