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Revenge of the Ninja (1983)

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After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When he finds... See full summary »

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Cast

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Cho Osaki (as Sho Kosugi Black Ninja)
Keith Vitali ...
Dave Hatcher
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Lt. Dime
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Braden
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Caifano
Grace Oshita ...
Grandmother Osaki
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Cathy
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Kane Osaki
John LaMotta ...
Joe (as John La Motta)
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Detective Rios
Oscar Rowland ...
One-Eyed Informant
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Sumo Servant (as Prof. Toru Tanaka)
Don Shanks ...
Chief
Joe Pagliuso ...
Alberto
Ladd Anderson ...
Thief #1
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After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When he finds out that his friend has betrayed him, Cho must prepare for the ultimate battle he has ever been involved in. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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400 years of training in the art of sudden death... unleashed on 20th century America. See more »


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16 September 1983 (USA)  »

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$700,000 (estimated)
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The film was shot in 48 days. See more »

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The van swerves for the same blue Toyota twice. See more »

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[grabbing Kane by the shoulder]
Cho Osaki: I told you not to fight.
Grandmother: Do not yell at him. He did no wrong.
Cho Osaki: I did not bring him here to America to fight in the streets with fools.
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Avenging forces...
7 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sho Kosugi stars as a ninja who had his whole family wiped out by a rival clan (We even witness his son take an arrow to the back) and when his entire family is killed, except for his mother and youngest son he decides to hang his jammies up and live out his life as a businessman however when his partner runs drugs and Kosugi's son witnesses it, Kosugi must protect his son and take on his equally proficient pal in the art of ninjitsu. Revenge Of The Ninja is quite possibly the best ninja movie ever made. (Ironically the best and worst ninja movies have Sho Kosugi. Worst one being 9 Deaths of The Ninja) In it we witness everything that makes a ninja movie so appealing, lots of cheesy zen philosophy, tons of fight sequences, lots of carnage and just tons of cheese in general. Revenge Of The Ninja also remains probably the best movie to date from Sho Kosugi and indeed it is just unfortunate he had his son also partake in what could have been even better without the kid. Still Revenge Of The Ninja is a very enjoyable movie and that is not even including the granny ninja.

* * * out of 4-(Good)


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