Womb Ghosts

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Womb Ghosts
Womb Ghosts poster.jpg
Directed by Dennis Law
Produced by Dennis Law
Written by Dennis Law
Starring Chrissie Chau
Lam Suet
Koni Lui
Lai Lok-yi
Music by Tommy Wai
Cinematography Edmond Fung
Edited by Yau Chi-wai
Distributed by Point of View Movie Production Co. Ltd.
Release dates
  • 18 March 2010 (2010-03-18)
Running time 88 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese

Womb Ghosts (simplified Chinese: 恶胎; traditional Chinese: 惡胎) is a 2010 Hong Kong horror film directed and written by Dennis Law.


A dead foetus lives on after death inside a woman's body, existing as a Womb Ghost. Unnatural termination of such life will turn the baby into the evilest and most vicious kind of spirit.

The plot takes place mainly in a mental hospital where the women who are being impregnated mysteriously. When a young inmate had a miscarriage, the doctors tried to remove the dead fetus inside her.

Little did they know that a horrifying outcome is just one of many things that haunts their mental hospital, a non-stop horror experience where haunting begins when life ends… Only one answer can be given to the existence of such an ungodly creature, the Womb Ghost.




The film was released on 18 March 2010 in Hong Kong.[1] Womb Ghosts debuted as the eighth highest grossing film for the weekend on its premiere. The next week, it charted at ninth place. The film has grossed $211,004 in Hong Kong.[2]


Twitch Film gave the film a generally favorable review while noting that "others will simply see this as another boring Asian ghost flick and it's difficult to contradict them. Even though the film is visually attractive, boasts a solid soundtrack and some decent acting, it's really not all that different from its peers."[3] Film Business Asia gave a rating of four out of ten, stating that Womb Ghosts "has some squirmy moments but is shackled by a confused script."[1]


  1. ^ a b c Elley, Derek (12 August 2010). "Womb Ghosts (惡胎)". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ngok Toi (Womb Ghosts) (2010)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Matthijs, Niels (22 June 2010). "Fetus Horror in Womb Ghosts: Review". Retrieved 7 December 2010. 

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