Encounter of the Spooky Kind (Blu-ray) Limited Edition Slipcase version

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Encounter of the Spooky Kind sees Sammo Hung play Courageous Cheung, a man well known in his local village for his lack of fear. His reputation is soon put to the test after he is tricked into spending the night in a temple full of spirits, zombies, and vampires!

Not content with delivering a bucket load of supernatural chills and thrills, Sammo also delivers some of the finest action choreography of his career.

A defining film in Hong Kong genre cinema, Encounter of the Spooky Kind blended kung fu, special effects, and Chinese folklore to invent a whole new sub-genre of Asian cinema, the jiangshi film (hopping vampires), which only a few years later would spawn the iconic and hugely successful Mr. Vampire.

Eureka Classics are present Encounter of the Spooky Kind on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK, from a brand new 2K restoration!
Pre-order for 21st June release date


Director: Sammo Hung

Cast: Sammo Hung, Wu Ma, Lam Ching Ying, Wong Ha, Dick Wei

Genre: Horror Comedy

Language: Cantonese (with English subtitles)

Country: Hong Kong

Year: 1980

Runtime: 103 minutes

Special Features:

  • Limited Edition O-Card slipcase featuring new artwork by Darren Wheeling [2000 copies]
  • Limited Edition reversible poster featuring the film’s original HK artwork [2000 copies]
  • 1080p presentation on Blu-ray from a brand new 2K restoration (worldwide debut of this restoration on home video)
  • Cantonese audio (original mono presentation)
  • Rare alternate Cantonese soundtrack
  • Optional English dubbed audio
  • Optional English Subtitles (newly translated for this release)
  • Brand new feature length audio commentary by Asian film expert Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival)
  • Archival interview with Sammo Hung
  • Alternate English opening & closing credits
  • Stills Gallery
  • Original trailer
  • Limited Edition collector’s booklet featuring new writing by James Oliver [2000 copies]

Technical Specifications:

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1
  • Region: B



ENCOUNTER OF THE SPOOKY KIND (Eureka Classics) New & Exclusive Trailer from Eureka Entertainment on Vimeo.