Ma yi chuan qi (1990)

  |  Fantasy



6/10
20

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


14 September 2017 | OllieSuave-007
5
| A less amusing horror flick with occasional creepy moments.
This Hong Kong horror flick was billed as the sequel to the hilarious and entertaining Spooky Family, which starred Kent Cheng, Pauline Wong, Nina Li Chi and Lung Chan. Cheng and Chan both appear in this film as well, however, playing different characters. Aside from the title, this movie has no relation whatsoever to the previous film and is, in my opinion, less entertaining and less funny.

The main ghost in the movie, the evil Earth Devil King (Lung Chan), is definitely a force to be reckon with, horrific looking, punching people around and out to suck the blood of young women - quite scary elements to the plot. And, the ghost of a young women out to warn her benefactor and his sister and friends about the demon's wrath is a nice addition to the plot. However, the movie suffers from less amusing characters, less entertaining plot and mild comedy.

Kent Cheng as the head priest is rather funny at times and really carried the film, along with his character brother Shi Wu (Kenny Ho). But, the doctor character that got seduced by the female ghost, Brother Bian (Cheung Kwok-Keung), was rather mediocre and his sister, Fu Rong (Joan Tong), was an annoying snob who loved to slap poor Shi Wu around. There's really no connection between the two characters, who were supposed to play boyfriend and girlfriend.

Overall, it's a very average film with the occasional riveting horror moments, but mild comedy, lesser excitement and lesser entertainment brought down the film quite a bit.

Grade C-

Did You Know?

Storyline

Genres

Fantasy

Details

Release Date:

16 November 1990

Language

Mandarin, Cantonese


Country of Origin

Taiwan, Hong Kong

Lance Reddick Reveals a New Side in 'John Wick'

The acclaimed actor stretches his range with John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, reveals what he's watching, and plays with how he says "Bosch."

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Check out IMDb's San Diego Comic-Con coverage, featuring Kevin Smith as captain of the IMDboat, July 18 to 20, 2019, visit our guide to Star Wars, family entertainment, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com