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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Horror | Action

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

Also Known As:

Cacciatori di Vampiri  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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A somewhat different vampire movie
8 September 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think Vampire Hunters is a pretty good movie. Although it isn't breaking new ground, for most american viewers it will seem a little odd that the vampires in the movie are more corpse like than you expect to see, but in most if not all accounts of vampirism in the middle ages and earlier periods vampires were refered to as animated corpses, not strikingly beautiful creatures with tragic stories. So if you're looking to see a decent horror movie will "realistic" vampires, this would be worth seeing. Two top notch performances in the film are those of Anya, who plays a young widow, and Zou Na, who plays a servant.


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