Vampire Cleanup Department (Gao geung jing dou fu) Reviews

April 9, 2019
Combining tropes from classic Hong Kong vampire comedies of decades past with more contemporary vampire tales, it's a fun concept but lacks any real lasting power.
October 27, 2017
Watching the film, you get the feeling that you're watching another culture's equivalent of last year's Ghostbusters remake, an impression that's only enhanced when the plot starts borrowing elements from Ghostbusters.
August 9, 2017
Vampire Cleanup Department starts well but ultimately ends up in overly familiar territory that meanders through a short running time.
June 27, 2017
Part Buffy, a little Ghostbusters, a dash of Harry Potter, and all Hong Kong midnight-movie weirdness
March 16, 2017
Vampire Cleanup Department's special effects (by Fong Wai-kit) are suitably cheesy, and supporting turns by favorites Siu Yam-yam, comedian Jim Chim and Eric Tsang lend the whole affair some old-school credibility.
March 15, 2017
An adequate homage to the comedic tradition immortalised by Mr Vampire (1985) and its sequels.
March 15, 2017
The idea sounds promising, but the execution feels a bit of a stretch, especially with the broom-sweeping moves used to take down vampires.