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The Era of Vampires (2003)

 -  Horror | Action  -  23 May 2003 (USA)
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Martial arts/horror movie from critically-acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Tsui Hark. In 19th century China, an evil monk awakens a nest of vampires hell-bent on devouring human life. Now, a ... See full summary »

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Ken Chang ...
Hei
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Fat
Suet Lam ...
Kung
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Choi
Anya ...
Sasa
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Master Jiang (as Yu Rong Guang)
Horace Lee Wai Shing ...
Dragon Tang
Chun Hua Ji ...
Master Mao Shan
Kuan Tai Chen ...
Zombie Wrangler (as Chan Koon Tai)
Lik-Chi Lee ...
Butler
Wang Zhen Lin ...
Young Maser Jiang
Zou Na ...
Ling
Yat-fei Wong ...
Undertaker
Mei-Yee Sze ...
Clothing salesman
Kin-Yan Lee ...
Geomancer
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Martial arts/horror movie from critically-acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Tsui Hark. In 19th century China, an evil monk awakens a nest of vampires hell-bent on devouring human life. Now, a quartet of heroes trained in the Taoist Mao Shan school of magic and their master must use their unique powers to destroy the Vampire King and its lethal coven before it is too late. Written by Anonymous

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Five heroes. A coven of vampires. A lot of bad blood.

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Rated R for violence and gore | See all certifications »
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23 May 2003 (USA)  »

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Cacciatori di Vampiri  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Sadly cut
9 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Master Mao Shan is separated from his four best warriors, Wid, Thunder, Rain, and Lightning, during the midst of a battle with the undead. So they decide to go undercover as servants in order to search for a vampire who they believe is nearby. That's the main plot, but there's many sub-plots and a tad too many characters. But the action scenes are pretty good. And while this is among my least favorite Tsui Hark films, that's more a statement of how much I enjoy his movies than an indictment of this one. Truth be told, I'm kinda hesitantly reviewing this title as the Tristar version is cut by numerous minutes, making the ending more optimistic, so if you ever pick up the un-edited version get in touch with me to tell me how different it is. And if I ever see the original version I,of course, will revise my review accordingly.

My Grade: C-

DVD Extras: Trailers for "Cowboy Bebop", "National Security", and "Time and Tide"


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