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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:

O Vampiro de Chinatown  »

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$475,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

James Hong's hat was made out of felt and black gaffer's tape. See more »

Connections

References Rio Lobo (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

(You Give Me) Jitters
Written and Performed by Daniel Linck (as Dann Linck) and Tom Borton
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Oh dear, this film is AWFUL in every respect!!!!
26 June 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The Jitters (1989) is a truly awful movie, there are no redeeming features whatsoever, some films are so bad they are good, or at least funny, but this film is just BAD!!!! I love horror movies, low budget is fine by me, but come on they have to be entertaining and ooze class, this film sucks in every respect, boring, with dull characters, awful acting, no suspense, no laughs, no nothing, it's as simple as that!!! A film about jumping/hopping Chinese vampires, you can freeze them by sticking paper to their foreheads, yes thats right, good huh!!!! I heard that the director of this actually made quite a fun horror movie called "Black Roses", well anything will be better than this rubbish but i don't think i want to see anymore of his work, it could be painful. 2/10 for the jitters and i'm being kind!!!!


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