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Mr. Vampire (1985)

Geung see sin sang (original title)
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The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.

Director:

Ricky Lau
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ching-Ying Lam ... Master Gau
Siu-Ho Chin ... Chou Sheng
Ricky Hui ... Man Choi
Moon Lee ... Ting-Ting (as Choi-fung Li)
Billy Lau ... Wai
Siu-Fung Wong ... Jade (as Siu-fung Wong)
Wah Yuen ... The Vampire
Ha Huang ... Mr. Yam
Anthony Chan ... Taoist Priest
Wu Ma ... Rice Seller
Chau Sang Lau ... Timekeeper
Wan-Si Wong ... Wife of rice shop owner
Pak-Kwong Ho ... Villager
Kai-Man Tin ... Stupid son
Mo Yuen ... Policeman
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A ghost sucks the life-force out of a one of Uncle Nine's student. The other is slowly turned into a vampire. They halt his transformation by filing down his teeth! The female ghost throws her head around like a boomerang to protect herself. Can Mr. Vampire chase away the Succubus and the hopping ghost and save his two students? Written by Joseph P. Ulibas <mculibas@cwnet.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for vampire violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to producer Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, the idea for Mr. Vampire (1985) originated through childhood stories he heard from his mother, who was also an actress. One of the major sources of inspiration for the Mr. Vampire (1985) was from a collection of supernatural tales called "Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio" by Qing Dynasty writer Pu Songling. Mr. Vampire (1985) was based on a story of a resurrected corpse. The script was not written by Ricky Lau alone, as it was written by many script writers including Cheuk-Hon Szeto, Jing Wong and Barry Wong. When the script was finished Eric Tsang and Sammo Kam-Bo Hung reviewed it and then gave Lau recommendations. See more »

Goofs

When the ghost flies through the window to save her love from the vampire, the cable causing her flight is briefly seen. See more »

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Most entertaining film ever
23 February 2002 | by akthar_cSee all my reviews

This film has to be one of the most entertaining of all time. There are great fight sequences and a great story and acting. The best part would have to be comedy. I've never laughed so much watching any film. Watch for the scene with the dead uncle and the perverted police officer. It is for me, the funniest scene ever filmed.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

28 September 1985 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Mr. Stiff Corpse See more »

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1.85 : 1
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