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The Ultimate Vampire (1991)

Jiang shi zhi zun (original title)
"Vampire Buster" Lam Ching-Ying returns as Master Gao in this vampire-filled adventure. Here, he joins forces with his colleagues in ridding their village of restless ghosts, Chinese ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrew Lau Wai-Keung (as Wai-Keung Lau)

Writer:

Chak-Chi Lok (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ching-Ying Lam ... Master Gau
Siu-Ho Chin ... Chou Sheng
Ronald Wong ... Man Choi (as Pan Wong)
Carrie Ng ... Lai
Shun Lau ... Master Shek Kin
Chi Yeung Wong ... Shek Shiu Kin
Feng Ku ... Chin (Guest star) (as Fung Kuk)
Joanna Chan Joanna Chan ... Mary (Guest star)
Chi Kit Lee Chi Kit Lee ... Policeman (Guest star) (as Yee Fei)
Mo Yuen ... Opera Actor
Ying Wong Ying Wong
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"Vampire Buster" Lam Ching-Ying returns as Master Gao in this vampire-filled adventure. Here, he joins forces with his colleagues in ridding their village of restless ghosts, Chinese vampires and zombies. Meanwhile, Gao must also deal with his corrupted senior colleague and a beautiful female ghost, who befriended his two apprentices. Written by Oliver Chu

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Comedy | Horror

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

1 January 1991 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ultimate Vampire See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The Hopping Vampires Return!
15 October 2014 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

Vampire Buster Lam Ching-Ying does it again with another Mr. Vampire-inspired horror flick from Hong Kong, where he this time, as Master Gau, joins forces with his colleagues to capture their village of escaped ghosts and return them to the spirit world. He must also deal with his corrupted senior colleague and a female ghost who befriended his two disciples.

Filmed with much momentum, cool special effects, good acting, and haunting music, this is one entertaining movie that mixes in ghost action with slapstick (but not too much) humor. Gau's mission to capture all the escapes ghosts while his two disciples grapple with their crafty and sinister colleague counterpart, with a benevolent female ghost along for the ride, serves as an exciting plot element. The highlight of the film is when Gau and his disciples grapple with dozens of the famous hopping vampires under the full moon.

I would have liked to see Lam Ching-Ying perform some more martial arts action, but it's still a fun-filled movie and one of the better ghost/vampire flicks of the genre!

Grade B+


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