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Qu mo jing cha (1990)

A former cop rejoins the police department to investigate a drug ring that employs ghosts and vampires.

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Wei Tung
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ching-Ying Lam ... Uncle Feng
Kiu Wai Miu ... Sergeant No. 2237
Wilson Lam ... Sergeant Lam
Mei-Wah Wong Mei-Wah Wong ... Lin
Michiko Nishiwaki Michiko Nishiwaki ... The Sorceress
Wu Ma ... Chief Inspector Ma
Billy Chow ... Servant to the Sorceress
Frankie Chi-Leung Chan Frankie Chi-Leung Chan ... Eddie (as Chi-leung Chan)
Woon Ling Hau ... Aunt San
Yuk-Hang Wong Yuk-Hang Wong ... Chu
Yun-Chiang Peng Yun-Chiang Peng ... CID
Chi Kit Lee Chi Kit Lee ... CID
Tau Chu Tau Chu ... CID
Si Man Hui Si Man Hui ... Gym Receptionist
Ju Fang ... Woman witnessing spell
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A mainland cop (who is also a Taoist) is called to Hong Kong to help in the investigation of of a series of strange murders. Aided by two local cops, he runs afoul of an evil Sorceress. Written by R. L. Strong <RS080455@pacbell.net>

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He's a Modern Day Devil Hunter He's a Master of the Martial Arts He's... MR VAMPIRE!

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Comedy | Horror

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

11 February 1990 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Mr. Vampire 5 See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Obvious fire proof suit for Michiko Nishiwaki's character when Uncle Feng sets her on fire in the slow motion shot. See more »

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My all-time favorite modern HK fantasy
29 December 1999 | by brad.danielsSee all my reviews

When a famous actor dies, I usually think, "oh, that's sad", and pretty much forget about it. When Lam Ching Ying died, I was truly sad, and this movie is one of the major reasons why. In Magic Cop, Lam brings his Taoist Priest persona out of the hopping vampire genre and into a modern setting. The film masterfully combines the best elements of films like Mr. Vampire and A Chinese Ghost Story with modern Hong Kong police action films.

Somebody tell me if this one ever comes out on DVD!


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