Tsui Hark's Vampire Hunters (The Era of Vampires)
Tsui Hark's Vampire Hunters (The Era of Vampires) (2002)

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… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 16, 2003
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
29%
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User Score
18%


Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anita Gates
New York Times

Murky, third-rate martial-arts film.

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Jami Bernard
New York Daily News

Pleasantly cheesy but undistinguished martial-arts and horror fare.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Most disappointing is Hark franchising his name before the sell-by date has expired on his own filmmaking career.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The thrill is mostly gone in this supernatural mess.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

You begin to realize that whatever name they want to give this dish, the chief ingredients remain ham, cheese and corn.

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David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

I loves me a good kung fu zombie vampire action horror comedy flick, and Vampire Hunters delivers.

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Robert Koehler
Variety

Project has the stench less of rotting flesh than the whiff of a thoughtless quickie.

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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

Anything that reminds us that there are mass-entertainment options beyond Hollywood's banal formulas is worthwhile.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Despite a few good fights, the stunts are indifferently executed.

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Flixster Audience Score: 18% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
Another asian action-horror that really needed more story and character development to give it more depth. It's so full of plot holes and characters… More
Steven Vincent Gee
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. An… More
Bruce Bruce
Master Mao Shan and his four best students?Wind, Thunder, Rain, and Lightning, are searching the countryside for Vampires. No one does Vampire films like this.… More
Dean McKenna
Worst and cheesy Hong Kong action horror film of students battling zombies in 19th-century China by Tsui Hark.