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The Jitters (1989)

 -  Action | Comedy | Horror  -  3 August 1989 (USA)
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In Chinatown, merciless gang goes on nightly rampages of theft and destruction. Merchant Frank Lee has no way of fighting back - until he's undead, murdered by the gangsters...but he ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sal Viviano ...
Michael Derrick
Marilyn Tokuda ...
Alice Lee
Randy Atmadja ...
Frank Lee
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Tony Yang Sr.
Doug Silberstein ...
Leach
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Rat
John Quincy Lee ...
Tony Yang Jr.
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Joey
Jesse D'Angelo ...
Bobby
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Gang Gal
Richard Thorne ...
Al
Dave Roberts ...
Rocko
Joe Podnar ...
Monster Chan
Cindy Cirile ...
Mona (as Clara Pater)
Keefe Lee ...
Wing Ho
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Storyline

In Chinatown, merciless gang goes on nightly rampages of theft and destruction. Merchant Frank Lee has no way of fighting back - until he's undead, murdered by the gangsters...but he returns to life transformed into a "Kyonshi" - Chinese version of a vampire - and ready to avenge his unjust death in a way that's sure going to give you the Jitters. Written by Z.B

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It's a Feeling You'll Never Lose ... Once You Got 'Em You Just Can't Shake 'Em.

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Action | Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

R
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Release Date:

3 August 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Les Kyonshee  »

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Budget:

$475,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The fight sequence in the back alley was filmed over the course of a single night. See more »

Connections

References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

(You Give Me) Jitters
Written and Performed by Daniel Linck (as Dann Linck) and Tom Borton
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Jumping Chinese vampires = pure fun!
10 November 2002 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

John Fasano,the man behind "Rock'n'Roll Nightmare" and "Black Roses" directed also this silly trash.This film is bad,but I found it to be genuinely enjoyable.The acting is horrible-James Hong's("The Vineyard") performance is actually the best!Of course jumping Chinese vampires are laughable-"The Jitters" is the kind of a movie that certainly will leave you amused.Pure fun,if you like trash cinema!


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