Japanese zombie flicks

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  1. JayF

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    Recently watch Junk and Stacy, and wondering if there are other Japanese zombie flicks I should know about. Thought Junk was alot of fun, but had a hard time getting past the amateurishness of Stacy.
     
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    Versus is the best one I know of, but it's more of an action movie with some comedy than a horror flick. I didn't much care for Stacy or Wild Zero, although the latter has its fans.
     
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    I liked Versus a lot and I want to check out all 3 of the other mentioned titles, Junk, Stacy, Wild Zero.
    I'm a bit hesitant about WZ, as it seems to have a love/hate reaction....
     
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    It's Hong Kong instead of Japan, but I remember a lot of buzz about Bio-Zombie a while back. Never saw it myself, but. . . .
     
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    Yeah, STACY had some good ideas but in the end it was a bit of a mess. I'm seeing VERSUS on the big screen this Saturday. Yay!
     
  6. Sergio Martorel

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    How about chinese stuff? Mr. Vampire and Encounters of the Spooky Kind. Technically, they´re vampire movies, but the "hopping vampires" of chinese culture are more like zombies than vampires.
     
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    I'll also recommend Versus, if you don't mind action mixed in with your zombies.

    John.
     
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    Another vote for Bio-Zombie. A great little flick [​IMG]

    Todd B
     
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    Versus [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I haven't seen the others but I'll look out for them now!
     
  10. ChrisBEA

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    BIO-ZOMBIE!! Forgot about that and I own it! really enjoyable film. I heard there was a sequel called Bio-Cops but I haven't tracked it down yet....
    Mr. Vampire is good, Vampire vs Vampire is decent. I also really liked the recent Tsui Hark's Vampire Hunters.
     
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    Hate to add nothing to this thread, but I need to add my extremely enthusiastic [​IMG] for Bio-Zombie. Great little film: twisted, funny, irreverent, and at times really sad. The DVD has an extremely entertaining and well done dub track (and I rarely say that, believe me).
     
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    I had pre-ordered Stacey....I for one, liked the film.
     
  13. JayF

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    Thanks for the suggestions... looks like I'll be tracking down Bio-Zombie and Versus for sure.
     
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