Tsui Hark's Vampire Hunters (The Era of Vampires)
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Hong Kong legend Tsui Hark brings you this tale of high-kicking vampire action. A quartet of kung fu masters trained in the Taoist Mao Shan School of magic are on the hunt for zombie vampires in 19th century China. When their Master Jiang (Yu Rongguang) disappears in an intense fight with one of these nasties, Rain, Lightning, Thunder, and Wind set across the countryside for revenge as the Vampire King continues to terrorize the surrounding villages. Through their quest, our heroes discover love and treasure as the legion of the undead hop around them wrecking havoc in true Hong Kong vampire… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Murky, third-rate martial-arts film."
‑ Anita Gates, New York Times
"Pleasantly cheesy but undistinguished martial-arts and horror fare."
‑ Jami Bernard, New York Daily News
"Most disappointing is Hark franchising his name before the sell-by date has expired on his own filmmaking career."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"A passable attempt to mix the cheesy DIY effects of the first two Evil Dead movies with the... epic on a budget aesthetics of a The Bride With White Hair."
‑ Edward Havens, FilmJerk.com
"The thrill is mostly gone in this supernatural mess."
‑ Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"You begin to realize that whatever name they want to give this dish, the chief ingredients remain ham, cheese and corn."
‑ Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger
"I loves me a good kung fu zombie vampire action horror comedy flick, and Vampire Hunters delivers."
‑ David Cornelius, eFilmCritic.com
"It's more silly than scary and relies excessively on surprisingly low-rent CGI effects and crude wirework to drum up interest in the slight story."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Project has the stench less of rotting flesh than the whiff of a thoughtless quickie."
‑ Robert Koehler, Variety
"Anything that reminds us that there are mass-entertainment options beyond Hollywood's banal formulas is worthwhile."
‑ Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com
"Despite a few good fights, the stunts are indifferently executed."
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"Midnight-movie-riffic, and the less sense it makes, the more fun it becomes."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
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