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Gou hun jiang tou (1976)

An evil magician and his zombie minions are up against a trio of doctors who are on a mission to find the cause of an outbreak of unknown diseases caused by his spells.

Director:

Meng Hua Ho (as Horace Mengwa)

Writer:

Kuang Ni
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lung Ti
Ni Tien ... (as Tanny)
Lieh Lo
Terry Liu ... (as Hui-Ju Liu)
Wei Tu Lin Wei Tu Lin
Lily Li
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kwok Kuen Chan
Chok Chow Cheung
Szu-Ying Chien
Tien-Chu Chin
Kung-Wu Huang
Feng Lin
Tzu-Yun Mai Tzu-Yun Mai
Min Min
Chih-Li Ou Chih-Li Ou
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Storyline

Doctors dealing with patients noticed something weird going on, such as zombies with spikes in their heads and when removed, they melt down, patients vomiting up worms, spontaneous combustions, exploding bodies, demon fetuses and the disappearance of women. A male-witch is responsible for all these calamities going on, but no other doctors believe this, until someone must go out there and stop him and prove that he caused all the gory, bizarre crisises. Written by Chibi Riza

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One of the most shocking and bizarre films of the year! See more »

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Horror

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Country:

Hong Kong | Singapore

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

9 December 1976 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Revenge of the Zombies See more »

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Production Co:

Shaw Brothers See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Followed by Ratu ilmu hitam (1981) See more »

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Great Shaw brothers horror!
29 September 2000 | by sinistre1111See all my reviews

Lo Lieh is perfect as the wickedly sleazy black magician, with his undead slaves, activated by a single long nail to the skull. This film (also known as BLACK MAGIC 2) has great wooden acting (excluding the aforementioned), elaborate gross-outs (see other comment), and plenty of genuine chills. It's also got a great soundtrack; a song in an early nightclub scene was sampled by the Beastie Boys for "Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun" on PAUL'S BOUTIQUE! Don't know if all the other Shaw brothers 70s productions are this good, but now I have to see them all!


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