Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell
A Scott Shaw Zen Film
Created, Produced, and Directed by Scott Shaw, SAMURAI VAMPIRE BIKERS FROM HELL is a comic book style Action-Adventure.
Its lead character, Alexander Hell, (SCOTT SHAW), is a cross-dimensional mercenary. He rides his Harley out of the dark abyss to send ancient vampires back to Hell.
The essential co-stars of the cast are: Kenneth H. Kim, (who also co-wrote and co-produced the film), Roger Ellis, Douglas Jackson, Saemi Nakamura, Susan Jay, and Tipsy LaFabula. Plus, Selina Jayne appears in the longer version of the film, Alexander Hell Vampire Hunter.
Keanu Reeves sister, Kim Reeves, also appears in this film.
Independent features are always a team effort. Sergio Coro, the Camera Assistant from The Roller Blade Seven became the cinematographer for this film. Susan Jay did a great job of helping with casting and pre-production. Tipsy LaFabula let us use her Laurel Canyon home for the first night of shooting. Roger Ellis and Selina Jayne let us shoot at their Los Feliz location. Joe Contreras provided a great warehouse set. And, Joel Ciniero provided great still photography and pickup cinematography support throughout the film.
Many of the players from this film also appeared in Scott Shaw's Samurai Johnny Frankenstein.
Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell.
Read the original press release for Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell.
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Alexander Hell Vampire Hunter.
This is a longer version of the Scott Shaw, Cult Film Classic, Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell. This version of the film was previously only released in Asia. There is an added thirty minutes to the film and there are extended scenes that were felt to not meet the quality criteria for a wide release in the U.S. Plus, there are additional scenes that were shot using 8mm and Super 8 film.
Samurai Vampires is the Zen Speed Flick version of Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell.
What is a Zen Speed Flick?
A Zen Speed Flick is a feature length film cut down to its most essential elements, leaving only the most interesting and fast pasted moments.
There is a great book, presented in Portuguese, that has been released titled, Mais Vampiros No Cinema. This book discusses Vampire Cinema. The author, Ricardo Massato Miura, details some of the Vampire Based Zen Films created by Scott Shaw, including Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell within its pages, along with a lot of other great films.
Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell Publicity and Production Stills:
Here is a Samurai Vampire Bikers from Hell Theatre Card and Magazine One-Sheet.
Here's Scott Shaw and Kenneth H. Kim on the cover of the magazine Backyard Cinema in association with this film.