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Robo Vampire (1988)

| Action, Crime, Horror | 1988 (USA)
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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Credited cast:
Robin Mackay
Nian Watts
Harry Myles
Joe Browne
Nick Norman
George Tripos
David Borg
Diana Byrne
Alan Drury
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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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Also Known As:

Robot-Batsos, i epistrofi  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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On the DVD cover, the Robo Vampire resembles Robocop from the 1987 film of the same name. See more »

Quotes

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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Two movies for the price of one!
13 December 2003 | by (Skaville, UK) – See all my reviews

It wasn't until the end of this film that I realized it was essentially two movies, both of which on their own could have qualified as pure tripe. One is the the robot vs. vampire story that the title suggests. The other is a more straightforward good guys vs. drug gang movie. Although I have only seen the movie once, I believe you will find that the characters from the one plot line NEVER appear in the exact same shot with the characters from the other plot line. It really is two movies, edited together.

This movie is an absolute riot. I highly recommend it. The first time I saw the robot, I laughed so hard a friend had to pause the film to let me recover. The hopping vampires...oh my, they are perhaps the silliest things to appear in film since the 1950's. The whole thing makes Dr. Who look like it was done by ILM.

For those connoisseurs of bad movies, please get this film. You will not regret it.


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