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Vampire Effect (2003)

Chin gei bin (original title)
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It's a high-kicking battle on the dark side when an ace vampire slayer and his beautiful sidekicks wage the ultimate martial-arts showdown with one of the most dangerous of the undead.

Director:

Dante Lam

Writers:

Wai Lun Ng (screenplay) (as Jack Ng), Hing-Ka Chan (screenplay) (as Chang Hing Kai)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ekin Cheng ... Reeve
Josie Ho ... Lila
Mickey Hardt ... Duke Dekotes
Edison Chen ... Kazaf
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Prada
Mandy Chiang Mandy Chiang ... Momoko
Chapman To ... Man Keung
Charlene Choi ... Helen
Gillian Chung ... Gypsy
Jackie Chan ... Jackie Fong
Spencer Lam ... Jackie's Father
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Jackie's Best Man
Karen Mok ... Ivy
Matt Chow Matt Chow ... Matt
Maggie Lau Maggie Lau ... Nurse Maggie
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Storyline

It's a high-kicking battle on the dark side when an ace vampire slayer and his beautiful sidekicks wage the ultimate martial-arts showdown with one of the most dangerous of the undead.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A new age of darkness is dawning See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

24 June 2003 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Vampire Effect See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,318,206 (Hong Kong), 27 June 2003, Limited Release
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Reeve is strangling both Gypsy and Helen, Gypsy looks down at the sword she is holding. In the first shot, the sword was different from the sword that Gypsy was holding a few scenes ago. As the shot changes, the sword becomes the same sword that Gypsy was holding earlier. See more »

Alternate Versions

US version has 19 minutes of scenes deleted from original Hong Kong version, as well as scenes shuffled out of order. Mostly crucial character development and unnecessary cuts of minor violence, making the movie nearly unwatchable. See more »

Connections

References Amélie (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Change, Change, Change
Composed and arranged by Kwong Wing Chan
Lyrics by Xi Lin
Performed by Jackie Chan, and Charlene Choi and Gillian Chung as The Twins
OP Click Music Limited / EEG Music Publishing Limited
SP Music Nation Publishing Co. Limited
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Instant cheesy B movie classic
9 July 2005 | by l8tr2000See all my reviews

Lotsa action, cheesy love story, unexpected actors and overall great fun. The special effect are acceptable/decent, some of the fighting is kinda neat with some interesting acrobatic moves. The overall story moves along, and is cheesy enough to keep you wondering when the inevitable is going to happen, although there is a bit of a twist (just a small one). The overall naivety of the movie make it quite whimsical at times. Cute enough chicks too what more could you want. PS. if you're gonna review a movie like this, try to review it in terms of the category the movie would fall (not necessarily where it was intended to fall). ie don't bomb out good cheesy movies!


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