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Revenge of the Ninja (1983)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  16 September 1983 (USA)
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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cho Osaki
Keith Vitali ...
Dave Hatcher
Virgil Frye ...
Lt. Dire
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Braden
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Chifano
Grace Oshita ...
Grandmother
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Cathy
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Kane Osaki
John LaMotta ...
Joe (as John La Motta)
Mel Hampton ...
Detective Rios
Oscar Rowland ...
One Eyed Informant
Professor Toru Tanaka ...
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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Payback is deadly. See more »


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Trivia

Menahem Golan called an emergency meeting one day at the Cannon offices in regards to the film which he called a mess. During the meeting, it was Golan who came up with the films' opening prologue that adds more depth to the story. See more »

Goofs

When Cho and his friend the policeman are talking to the thugs in the playground. The policeman's jacket is zipped up, then unzipped, then zipped up again in a matter of seconds. See more »

Quotes

Cho Osaki: I have given up fighting. My sword is sealed forever. Here in America I will not follow the way of the ninja. No more.
Kane Osaki: Why not daddy?
Cho Osaki: Because the way killed your mother.
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Followed by Ninja III: The Domination (1984) See more »

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Great movie with lots of weapons
30 March 2005 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a real classic Ninja movie with lots of weapons and real Ninja art. Okay it sometimes get a bit too much but it is still one of my favorite Ninja Films. If you like Ninja movies I think you got to see this one. The movie is about a Ninja who decides to move away from the ninja clan wars in Japan and live peacefully with his son in USA. As you might expect it doesn't go that easy to get peace. And while fighting and struggling with all his senses and abilities we get to see a lot of action. You will see all day living combined with training of a Ninja and the fighting with the bad guys. The bad guys is everything from common crocks to real villains with lots of abilities (Ninjas) The Weapons and hidden secret of the Ninja way is terrific and will give lots of joy when looking at this movie


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