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The Twins 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.

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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 ... 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
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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Humans vs. Vampires. Only the strongest will survive. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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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

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,804,916
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Gypsy and Helen are fighting over the teddy bear, Gypsy breaks a table. After the table has broken, the table is standing at a tilt. In the next shot, the table is perfectly straight. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Region 2 UK DVD is cut by five minutes this includes:
  • A short fight sequence between Reeve and Helen in which she tries to borrow some money from him
  • A short dialogue scene between Prada and Miss Momoko in which Prada tries to bite her only to have her think he is trying to seduce her ending in her falling for him.
  • A moment when Kasaf sticks his hand in a beam of sun light only to have it burnt.
  • The cut fight sequence and the scene with Prada and Miss Momoko are shown during the end credits along with some out takes from co-star Jackie Chan.
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Connections

Followed by The Twins Effect II (2004) 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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Hilarious, loved it!
2 February 2004 | by leah-hSee all my reviews

I have nothing against Hong Kong cinema but don't watch very much of it, so I guess it went over my head that, as some have said, this was just a vehicle for a couple of idols.

I thought it was absolutely hilarious, really silly, and I didn't expect Jackie Chan to put in an appearance so I was in stitches when he showed up! As others have said, it's not to be taken seriously. Watch it as a comedy and you'll not be disappointed!


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