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Vampire Effect (Chin gei bin) (The Twins Effect) Reviews

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Lanning :

Super Reviewer

February 5, 2009
Can't say much about the story here; doesn't make a whole lot of sense. But this is, well, charming. Yes, it's a charming vampire movie, and Jackie Chan adds just the right kind of humor to the whole project. He, too, is his usual charming self.

Super Reviewer

May 19, 2007
A pair of vampire hunters team up with vampire prince to thwart the plans of an evil Euro-vamp bent on unlocking the secret of vampire immortality in this hybrid of Asian style chop socky mayhem and western vampire mythology. The problem with a lot of vampire films is that they tend to take themselves far too seriously. This film does involve a lot of humour but the balance isn't quite right. The action scenes are quite well done with some nice stunt work and decent effects, but again they're a little too po-faced, whereas all the scenes in between are so broadly played they come across like a romantic sitcom. The best scenes are the ones involving a nice cameo by Jackie Chan who brings his usual blend of comedy and action in equal measure. But the fact is, the combination of broad slapstick, flashy action and MTV style direction that made it seem a little too crude and juvenile for my tastes are the very reasons why i think kids will get a real kick out of it.
Alexander W

Super Reviewer

March 1, 2008
Cool occult vampire movie squezzed into a special effects extraordinaire

Super Reviewer

December 22, 2006
Japanese pop stars are all that stands between humanity and a powerful vampire. It's closer to Buffy the Vampire Slayer than a serious horror flick, though fast-paced enough to be enjoyable. Jackie Chan's picture on the box art is justified by a 10-minute cameo as a paramedic, giving him a chance to indulge in some serious Kung-Foolery.

Super Reviewer

April 23, 2007
Cool... One of the best asian movie ever made!!!
Steven V

Super Reviewer

April 18, 2007
Guilty pleasure admission. HongKong movies are expertise in great sound and visual effects, to compensate the story plot. Great fighting scenes.
September 29, 2009
It was different than any vampire movie cause it had a lot of martal arts in it when fighting. I was surprized to see Jacie Chan in this movie since he wasn't a main character.
May 22, 2008
Worth seeing even if just for the part where Jackie Chan feeds a couple of vampires a bunch of anti-depressants.
November 26, 2009
Silly, not quite B-movie, romance/actioner in which two Japanese girls (whom look alike) stories intertwine. The first is the other girl's brother's new assistant in vamp hunting, and it's about him teaching her the ropes of that. The sister is falling in love with a vampire, but does not know, although he'd rather starve than eat a human. The action is well thought out, and Jackie Chan has a bit part in which he really gets to show his stuff off. Quite fun.
September 6, 2009
A surprisingly good Hong Kong vampire movie, despite the lack of hopping vampires! One bad vampire wants to kill all the vampire princes, but one of the princes wants to date a human and some other ridiculousness takes place. But, somehow, it works! It does help that Jackie Chan has a small role in this modern action-filled vampire tale.
December 29, 2007
A movie my daughter picked out at Hollywood Video. It ended up being a very good movie with great kung fu and a good story line and of course plenty of good natured comedy. Much better than its "sequel".
May 7, 2007
B-movie fun!

If you are a fan of Jackie Chan's Chinese movies, this is for you. Jackie is just a minor character but the action is great and the plot is hilarious. The girls are fun to watch!
Be warned, the vampires can look a little stupid at times.
October 22, 2007
Excellent action scenes but one can't wonder how stupid female leads can be made in a film. I'm hoping quite a bit was lost in translation as beyond the action and the first half hour, you just stop caring and start counting the time down to the next action scene. The only reason I didn't rate this higher is because the characters with the most screen time were annoying as hell.
October 7, 2007
This movie, aka Chin Gei Bin and The Twins Effect, sucked. That was not meant to be a vampire movie pun. The Vampire Effect had lame special effects, mediocre acting, a shitty plot, and a bad ending.

Feel free to consider this a benefit, but it has a cameo by Jackie Chan playing a character named Jackie. But even he used wires in this movie.

It is about European vampires trying to take over the kingdom of the Chinese vampires. They want the secret to being a super, daywalking vampire. Lame. Don't bother.
May 28, 2007
The best thing about this movie, believe it or not, is the humor. It's funny as hell in a campy way without being cheesy. The violence is stylized if not muted, so don't expect any gore. Some of the fighting scences are awesome and the story is not bad. I'd recommend seeing this one.
July 23, 2007
just wonderful - hilarious - everything a geat B movie needs to be & it never takes itself seriously
June 24, 2007
Hilariously cute! This has nothing to do with Vampire Effect with Jackie Chan. It's more about Mistresses and male slaves and a love story twisted around it. It's about twin sisters love of the same man. One twin truly loves the man and he her, but he didn't know she had a twin sister and bed her. In a rage the twin sisters cursed eachother, true one was killed and became spirit, the other an evil mistress and all the men became slaves.
April 29, 2007
Alright, the movie isn't that great and the dubbing is crap, but I was thoroughly entertained! I laughed through the whole movie! From Jackie Chan as an EMT drumming out a beat for some drugged up vampire to the crappy effects, I loved it!
February 28, 2007
VAMPIRE MOVIE! So sad when that guys dies but I luv when the girls are fighting over that stuffed aniomal. You have to see it.
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