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Robo Vampire (1988)

 -  Action | Crime | Horror  -  1988 (USA)
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Narcotics agent Tom Wilde is given a second chance at life after being shot and killed. In a futuristic experiment, agent Wilde is returned to life as an Android Robot. He is sent on a very... See full summary »

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Harry Myles
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David Borg
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Narcotics agent Tom Wilde is given a second chance at life after being shot and killed. In a futuristic experiment, agent Wilde is returned to life as an Android Robot. He is sent on a very dangerous mission into the depths of the golder Triangle to rescue Sophie, a beautiful undercover agent who has been captured by the evil drug warlord Mr. Young and his inhuman creation the Vampire Beast. Written by Brian Schinzel <brakson@hotmail.com>

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Ghost: How dare you take my lover's corpse Taoist and turn it into a vampire beast! Now he is condemned to a living death and we can never be together in the afterlife!
Taoist: But he is from the east and you the west. How can you explain this?
Ghost: Orientals are a stubborn race. Both his parents opposed our marriage. It was then that we decided if we could not be togther in this life, Peter and I would be together forever in the afterlife! You have robbed us of this by turning him into a vampire beast! Now my ...
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Brilliantly terrible
2 September 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

If robo vampire doesn't make you laugh till you cry then you have no sense of humor. Everything about it is so bad, it begs for you to watch again to catch even more plot holes, or at least a couple more laughs.

The movie claims to be about some drug agent who gets killed and is then reborn as a vampire-fighting robo warrior. But really the movie revolves around a plot about a kidnapped(and somehow beautiful) female agent named Sophie, with a robotic story planted on.

Everything is purely cheese in this movie. Robo-Warriors' costume looks like something you'd see in an elementary school play. He fights vampires that do everything but suck blood( they hop, they appear out of the ground, they shoot fireballs out of their arms). A third subplot about a half-naked ghost chick is completely confusing and terrible. The best part is when the blonde haired female drug agent Sophie jumps out of a window from enemies, and her stunt double is clearly a gray haired man in a dress(!).

On top of all of this you have to remember that the only reason that there are vampires in this movie is because the drug dealers hired them!

I don't care what anyone says, movies this bad should be cherished, and MUST be seen to be believed.


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