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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 ... Dr. Chi Chung Peng
Ni Tien ... (as Tanny)
Lieh Lo ... Kang Cong
Terry Liu ... (as Hui-Ju Liu)
Wei Tu Lin ... Dr. Shi Chen-Sheng
Lily Li ... Margerete
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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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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Shaw Brothers See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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More supernatural Shaw Brother craziness.
8 October 2017 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

A hospital is full of patients suffering from mysterious and very icky ailments. A doctor believes that spells might be the cause and tries to convince his wife and colleagues, putting them all in danger from the black magician responsible.

Black Magic 2 starts as it means to go on: in full-on bonkers mode, with a group of topless cuties taking a dip in a river only to be attacked by a unconvincing model crocodile that eats one of the girls. A white magician lures the reptile to its death and cuts it open. Cue the opening credits…

The rest of the film is equally as insane, with plenty of those Hong Kong black magic movie staples, mucus, maggots and worms, plus zombies with metal spikes in their heads, potions made from burnt pubic hair, breast-milk drinking, and eye-ball eating. There's also a hilariously bad fight in and on a cable car (complete with really dreadful back projection), lots more gratuitous female nudity, and a fiery finale in the evil magician's home.

It's by no means a great film—the plot is virtually non-existent—but Black Magic 2 dishes up more than enough weird nonsense to keep fans of cult oddities entertained.


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