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Hark Tsui (writer)
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Five heroes. A coven of vampires. A lot of bad blood.
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Martial arts/horror movie from critically-acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Tsui Hark. In 19th century China... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Ken Chang ... Hei

Michael Chow Man-Kin ... Fat
Suet Lam ... Kung

Kwok-Kwan Chan ... Choi
Anya ... Sasa

Rongguang Yu ... 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Steve Blum ... Hei (voice: English version) (as Steven Blum)

Richard Cansino ... Dragon Tang (voice: English version)

Directed by
Wellson Chin 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Hark Tsui  writer

Produced by
Wouter Barendrecht .... executive producer
Satoru Iseki .... executive producer
Nansun Shi .... executive producer
Hark Tsui .... producer
Michael J. Werner .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
J.M. Logan 
 
Cinematography by
Kwong-hung Chan  (as Joe Chan Kwong Hung)
Sunny Tsang Tat Sze 
Herman Yau  (as Herman Yau Lai To)
 
Film Editing by
Marco Mak  (as Marco Mak Chi Sin)
 
Makeup Department
Michael Shelton .... special makeup effects artist: creature effects
 
Sound Department
Kwok Fai Ng .... sound recordist
Robert Nichols II .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Steven Fagerquist .... digital effects artist
Koan Hui .... visual effects supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Jeff Pavlik .... assistant editor (re-cut)
 

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Also Known As:
"Tsui Hark's Vampire Hunters" - Hong Kong (English title) (DVD title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence and gore
Runtime:
USA:90 min | Italy:112 min
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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
That guy does NOT get it, disregard that warning!, 14 May 2005
Author: isfahani from United States

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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