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Release Date:
24 June 2003 (Hong Kong) See more »
A new age of darkness is dawning See more »
It's a high-kicking battle on the dark side when an ace vampire slayer and his beautiful sidekicks wage the ultimate martial-arts showdown with one of the most dangerous of the undead. | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Charlene Choi ... Helen
Gillian Chung ... Gypsy

Edison Chen ... Kazaf

Ekin Cheng ... Reeve

Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Prada

Mickey Hardt ... Duke Dekotes

Jackie Chan ... Jackie Fong

Karen Mok ... Ivy

Josie Ho ... Lila
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Jackie's Best Man
Spencer Lam ... Jackie's Father
Maggie Lau ... Nurse Maggie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Marky Lee Campbell ... Vampire Boz
Philip Chen ... Vampire Lebrow
Mandy Chiang ... Momoko

Jason Chong ... Jackie Chan (English Revoice)

Michael Clements ... Vampire Nobals

Don Ferguson ... Vampire Train
Ryûki Kitaoka
Winnie Leung ... Deborah
Bey Logan ... Vampire John

Ricardo Mamood-Vega ... Ethan (as Ricardo Mamood)
Robert Meister ... Vampire Elron

Digger Mesch ... Vampire Thomas
Philip Ng ... Ambulance Vampire
Daniel Patrick O'Neill ... Vampire Dan (as Daniel O'Neill)
Simon Robida ... Vampire Zoolander
Tung So ... Vampire fighting Reeve at alley

Mark Strange ... Vampire Smashing

Matthew Sturgess ... Vampire Food

Daniel Whyte ... Vampire Ice

Directed by
Dante Lam 
Donnie Yen (co-director)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Hing-Ka Chan  writer
Wai Lun Ng  (as Jack Ng)

Produced by
Carl Chang .... producer
Kingman Cho .... assistant producer (as Ging-man Cho)
Tomous Leung .... associate producer
Bey Logan .... associate producer
Albert Yeung .... executive producer
Original Music by
Kwong Wing Chan 
Cinematography by
Man Po Cheung (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Ki-Hop Chan  (as Ki Hop Chan)
Production Design by
Chung Man Yee 
Art Direction by
Bill Lui 
Costume Design by
Connie Au-Yeung 
Makeup Department
Miko Chu .... makeup artist
Samuel Wong .... hair stylist
Production Management
Sylvia Liu .... production manager
Yuk-Lam Pang .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Josephine Chan .... third assistant director
Cheong Leung Tim .... first assistant director
Eddy Yeung .... fourth assistant director
Maggie Yeung .... second assistant director
Man-Kei Yiu .... fifth assistant director
Sound Department
Chung Wai Leung .... sound recordist
Kinson Tsang .... sound editor
George Lee Yiu-Keung .... sound editor
Visual Effects by
Desmond Chan .... visual effects
Jesse Ho .... animator
Harry Ching Wei Hung .... lighting and texture artist: Menfond Electronic Art
Keith Leung .... digital compositor
Eddy Wong .... visual effects supervisor
Peggy Wong .... visual effects producer
Victor Wong .... visual effects supervisor
Kwok-Leung Yu .... visual effects
Chris Fazikas .... stunts
Don Ferguson .... stunts
Jun He .... stunts
David Ismalone .... stunts
Li Jing .... stunts
In Seob Lee .... additional stunt double: Jackie Chan
Heng Li .... stunts
Tung So .... stunts
Kenji Tanigaki .... action choreographer
Jack Wai-Leung Wong .... action choreographer
Gang Wu .... stunts
Hua Yan .... action choreographer
Hua Yan .... stunts
Donnie Yen .... action director
Kang Yu .... stunts
Nan Zhang .... stunts
Jackie Chan .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Man-Ching Ng .... gaffer
Rocky Tsang .... first assistant camera
Jimmy Wong .... Steadicam operator: second unit
Jimmy Wong .... camera operator: second unit
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Man Kit Chow .... costume assistant
Jessie Dai .... assistant costume designer
Ping Tong .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Jeff Pavlik .... assistant editor (re-cut)
Music Department
David Klotz .... music editor (additional music: US version)
Other crew
Bob Buchholz .... english language director
Fun-Nai Lee .... script supervisor
Phattana Sansumran .... key set production assistant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Chin gei bin" - Hong Kong (original title)
"The Twins Effect" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
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Rated R for some violence (edited version)
107 min | USA:88 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Continuity: During the final scene when Gypsy and Helen are fighting Duke Dekotes, Helen gets hit by the Duke's mechanical claw. When Helen falls down, there are three scratches on her stomach. When she stands up, the scratches are gone.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Amélie (2001)See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
It had Potential, 2 June 2005
Author: biohazard12589 from United States

I rented this movie without any real knowledge of what it is about. I had no expectations about a kung-fu vampire movie, so there was pretty much no bias at all.

The very beginning is pretty cool. It has a very serious, dark, well thought out intro. It can be compared to Blade in the sense of intense action against vampires early on. There wasn't the excessive gore factor, which I believe ruins some films.

For most of the film, through the middle, it slacks off quite a bit. It is written into too much as a love story, and the jokes fall pretty flat.

At one point in the film (after the ambulance scene) I became excessively frustrated with trying to take this seriously.

The last twenty minutes or so really pick it up. The fighting is well choreographed, and the CGI was used well, not to an excess.

The beginning and end really assist the film. A rewrite of the middle could create a very strong movie that could set its place near Blade.

Still, it's better than Vampire in Brooklyn.

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Helen's boyfriend = spike? clever-7
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