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Mr. Vampire Saga (1988)

Geung see suk suk (original title)
A Taoist Priest isn't too happy when his Buddhist Priest colleague moves in next door. They are subject to constant feuds and duels, but soon must overcome their odds towards each other ... See full summary »

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Ricky Lau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Chan ... Four-eyed Taoist
Wu Ma ... Buddhist Yat-Yau
Kar Lok Chin ... Chia-Lok
Loletta Lee ... Ching-Ching
Wah Yuen ... Wu-Yuan
Fat Chung ... Taoist Crane
Wing-Cheung Cheung Wing-Cheung Cheung ... The Vampire
Kin-Wai Ho Kin-Wai Ho ... The 71st Prince
Pauline Yuk-Wan Wong ... Fox Demon (as Pauline Yu-Huan Wang)
Yun-Chiang Peng ... Prince's Guard
Kwai-Bo Chun ... Prince's Guard
Tau Chu ... Prince's Guard
Chau Sang Lau ... Taoist Disciple
Kam Kong Chow ... Taoist Disciple
Yung Kwan ... Taoist Disciple
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A Taoist Priest isn't too happy when his Buddhist Priest colleague moves in next door. They are subject to constant feuds and duels, but soon must overcome their odds towards each other when a vampire breaks loose from his coffin in a nearby procession and threatens to wreak havoc to the countryside. Written by Oliver Chu

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Action | Comedy | Horror

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

21 December 1988 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Jiang shi shu shu See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Follows Ling huan xian sheng (1987) See more »

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Fourth installment in the series does not disappoint!
16 January 2004 | by Eegah GuySee all my reviews

The original MR. VAMPIRE is considered the best Chinese horror/comedy ever and it's no surprise that it inspired so many sequels and copycat imitations back in the 80s. The first sequel was gentler and more family-oriented while the second sequel really pumped up the horror elements. This third sequel is a return to the style of the original with a perfect balance of the scary and the silly. I've seen this movie four times now and it's still as entertaining as it was the first time. A real treat for HK action movie fans is seeing Yuen Wah (usually typecast as the ultra-tough bad guy) playing a VERY effeminate character. Another unique element to the movie is its comedic take on the differences between Taoism and Buddhism as the two masters try to outdo each other, especially funny during the "voodoo" doll sequence. Another profoundly silly moment has the two masters throwing food at each other which ends up with Wu Ma blowing beans out of his nose into the mouth of the Taoist. There's comedy, action and horror! Something for everybody!


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