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Enter the Ninja (1981)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  2 October 1981 (USA)
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After just completing his training at a ninja school, an army vet travels to the Phillippines and finds himself battling a land grabber who wants his war-buddy's property. He must also ... See full summary »

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Venarius
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Frank
Will Hare ...
Dollars
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The Hook
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Mr. Parker (as Constantin de Goguel)
Dale Ishimoto ...
Komori
Joonee Gamboa ...
Mr. Mesuda
Leo Martinez ...
Pee Wee
Ken Metcalfe ...
Elliot
Subas Herrero ...
Alberto
Alan Amiel ...
Maroon Ninja
Douglas Ivan ...
Maroon Ninja (as Doug Ivan)
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Storyline

After just completing his training at a ninja school, an army vet travels to the Phillippines and finds himself battling a land grabber who wants his war-buddy's property. He must also fight his rival. Written by Michael Pilkington <mjpilkington@hotmail.com>

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Ninjitsu, the darkest and deadliest of all the Martial Arts. See more »

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Action | Drama

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2 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Ninja I  »

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This film is widely attributed to being the movie that popularized Ninjutsu during the 1980s as several ninja movies were made after it. Prior to the film, judo films had been popular in the 1950s; karate movies in the 1960s and kung-fu pictures in the 1970s. See more »

Goofs

During the opening scenes, the white ninja is shown wearing a katana (long sword) on his back and a wakizashi (short sword) in his waist sash on his left side. The wakizashi mysteriously disappears and reappears throughout the initial fight scenes. See more »

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fantastic crap
7 March 2005 | by (Puerto Rico) – See all my reviews

I still remember watching this movie with my friends in the 6th grade and walking out of the theater like we had just seen the greatest martial arts movie ever. I was one of the first kids on my street to have a videocassette recorder and i would rent this movie every week for at least a year. We would look at the film like investigators probably looked at the Zapruder film.I don't like to trtash it because every time i see something associated with this movie i remember my childhood and a feel very nostalgic about those memories. It is my first writing here so excuse my English if there are errors or there is a lack of sense to what I'm trying to say.


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