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Mr. Vampire (1985)

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This Hong Kong-produced black comedy was originally released as Mr. Vampire, back when a sequel was far from anyone's thoughts. The blood-suckers depicted herein are just as dedicated to "inviting" others to join them in the netherworld as their Transylvanian counterparts. It's just that they honor a different protocol. Instead of fearing crucifixes and stakes, the oriental vampires live in mortal terror of coagulated rice. Oh, and they do indulge in kung-fu warfare from time to time. It's that kind of picture.

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Ricky Hui
as Man Choi
Moon Lee
as Ting-Ting
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Not our average vampire movie. The title is a little misleading as well since the main character is not the vampire, and there are ghosts in the movie as well as vampires. Having said that, this is a fun, humorous, and somewhat creepy horror flick. A wonderful combination of action, comedy and horror genres. Plus if you don't know a lot about Asian culture, you get to see how they deal with the supernatural. A good movie, I recommend it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

½

There are great fight sequences and a great story and acting. The martial-arts scenes are the best parts of the movie, but the horror-comedy sequences are still entertaining about the master has to stop the vampires and demons. Anyone interested in kung-fu movies should check this out for Siu-hou Chin's performance alone. The guy is incredible, and puts on some great fights.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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½

Extemely silly chop-socky fun featuring incompetent monks battling hopping chinese vampires. Yet another film Quentin Tarantino "borrowed" from in his script for From Dusk Til Dawn

xGary Xx
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