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Vampire Effect (2003) More at IMDbPro »Chin gei bin (original title)

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Dante Lam
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Release Date:
24 June 2003 (Hong Kong) See more »
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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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an even blend of Chinese and European vampire killing action See more (48 total) »


  (in credits order)

Ekin Cheng ... Reeve

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

Edison Chen ... Kazaf

Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Prada

Josie Ho ... Lila

Jackie Chan ... Jackie Fong

Mickey Hardt ... Duke Dekotes
Maggie Lau ... Nurse Maggie
Mandy Chiang ... Momoko
Chapman To
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Jackie's Best Man
Matt Chow
Spencer Lam ... Jackie's Father

Karen Mok ... Ivy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Marky Lee Campbell ... Vampire Boz
Philip Chen ... Vampire Lebrow

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 O'Neill ... Vampire Dan
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 .... line producer
Bey Logan .... associate producer
Lam Kam Po .... production co-ordinator
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 
Jessie Dai 
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
George Yiu-Keung Lee .... sound editor
Chung Wai Leung .... sound recordist
Kinson Tsang .... 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
Daniel O'Neill .... 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
Jackie Chan .... performer: theme song
Kwong Wing Chan .... arranger: theme song
Kwong Wing Chan .... composer: theme song
Kwong Wing Chan .... producer: theme song
Charlene Choi .... performer: theme song: Twins
Gillian Chung .... performer: theme song: Twins
David Klotz .... music editor (additional music: US version)
Xi Lin .... lyrics: theme music
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: When Gypsy and Helen are fighting over the teddy bear, Gypsy breaks a table. After the table has broken, the table is standing at a tilt. In the next shot, the table is perfectly straight.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Cop Unbowed (2004)See more »
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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
an even blend of Chinese and European vampire killing action, 23 November 2003
Author: crunch-o-matic from Normal

Like a very expensive Buffy episode peppered with plenty of humor. Lots of wire and stunt kung fu. The Twins Effect goes on the list of classic must see HK films. The vampires have a cool blend of hopping ghost type and the pretty boy European style. If you get the opportunity to see this one in the theatre it is worth a 30 minute drive, otherwise buy the import DVD before someone screws it up by giving it a bad dub.

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This movie made me die inside a little. lauraemiliek
couple of questions... Xeno_
What was cut out of the english version? laeuferin
OMG, What the HELL IS THIS SONG??? lady-dinobug
Helen's boyfriend = spike? clever-7
Watch the action skip the rest. actripxl
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