After the huge success of 'Mr. Vampire', Hong Kong audiences were desperate for more vampire-hopping action and the films' producers were more than happy to oblige. A steady stream of jiangshi content was produced over the following years, and presented here are 2 of these classic titles...
Mr. Vampire II (1986) Modern grave robbing "archeologists" find perfectly preserved specimens from the past of a man, a woman, and their child. Unbeknownst to the scientist and his two bumbling assistants, these are vampires immobilized only by the paper spells pasted on their foreheads. While transporting the child to a buyer, its spell blows off and the vampire child escapes and befriends some local children. Eventually, the parent vampires are also awakened and escape, but by now the local herbalist is on their trail to destroy them.
Mr. Vampire III (1987) Expelled by a band of restless ghosts in his village, Taoist Priest Mao Ming (Richard Ng), and his two spirit companions, visit another village to seek wealth. There, Ming meets Master Gau (Ching-Ying Lam), the "Vampire Buster", who is trying to defeat an evil Sorceress and her henchmen, whose goal is to conquer the human race. Gau also informs Ming that humans and ghosts cannot co-exist peacefully. As Ming and his ghost companions part ways, they are later attacked by the Sorceress. As a result, Ming joins forces with Gau to put a stop to the evil menace.