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The Era of Vampires (2003)

R | | Horror, Action | 23 May 2003 (USA)
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

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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1.85 : 1
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Remake of The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974) See more »

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That guy does NOT get it, disregard that warning!
14 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's obvious that the person with the negative view either expects a 'kung fu' film and didn't get it, or more likely never saw MR VAMPIRE...

In order to enjoy this film I should think a little background on both Chinese mysticism and Hopping Zombie films are in order.

I won't do either of the honors, but instead refer you to the Illuminated Lantern website where you can get at least a primer on both.

AFA the film goes, I gave it a 7 out of 10 as it's a little disjointed, and lacks the flow of any really good Hopping Zombie film. But hey, at least someone whipped one of these out in the 00's, ten years after the genre died out. Kudos to Tsui Hark for that!


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