Kung Fu Halloween

Halloween is here and besides taking candy from kids ( seriously, not endorsed by the FFD) and scaring your friends what other plans do you have? Well… why not combine your Halloween with some good ol’ fashioned Kung Fu? Here’s some Taosit magic related spooky and supernatural old school kung fu movies to satisfy you on this Halloween. So sit back, unwrap that candy and enjoy some classic kung fu fun! Check out these five movies to turn our Halloween into some kung fu madness!

 

5. Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

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A Hammer and Shaw co-production starring David Chiang, Peter Cushing, Shih Szu, John Fords-Robertson. Dracula revives seven vampires in gold masks in a Chinese village and Van Helsing ( Peter Cushing) must stop them with the help of the Hsi family led by Hsi Ching (David Chiang).

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4. The Miracle Fighters

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starring Leung Kar Yan, Yuen Yat Choh, Yuen Shun Yi, Huang Ha. In this excellent Yuen Wo Ping directed movie a young orphan rescued by a General is made to impersonate the dead Regent’s son but he escapes and with the help of two Taoist mystics seeks to avenge the General’s death.

3. Five Venoms vs Wu Tang aka Vampire Kid 2

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starring Lu Feng, Chiang Sheng, Ricky Cheng Tien Chi, Cynthia Khan. Young kung fu students try to help a hopping zombie while an evil Taoist priest tries to capture the zombie.

2. Attack of the Joyful Goddess

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starring Chiang Sheng, Lu Feng, Ricky Tien Chi, and co-directed by Chang Cheh. A strange and eerie tale of a troupe of Peking Opera actors who decide to kill a fellow member so that his girlfriend will want to marry a local warlord but the troupe doesn’t bargain for what happens next.

1. Encounter of the Spooky Kind

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starring Sammo Hung, Chung Fat, Wu Ma, Lam Ching Ying, Peter Chan Lung, To Siu Ming. An all star cast in this Sammo Hung directed and choreographed spooky favorite. A wealthy  businessman enlists the help of a Taoist priest to eliminate Bold Cheung(Hung) in order to continue the affair with Cheung’s wife. Another Taoist priest ( Chung Fat) comes to Cheung’s aid to help him combat the black magic unknowingly cast upon him.

 

Halloween bonus:

Mr. Vampire

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starring Lam Ching Ying, Moon Lee, Chin Siu Ho, Huang Ha

If you haven’t seen this, please find and watch!!

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