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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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Cho Osaki
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Dave Hatcher
Virgil Frye ...
Lt. Dire
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Braden
Mario Gallo ...
Chifano
Grace Oshita ...
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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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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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Ninja II  »

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First "Ninja" film directed by Sam Firstenberg for Golan-Globus' Cannon Films. Firstenberg who would go on to direct the sequel, Ninja III: The Domination (1984), as well as American Ninja (1985) and American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987). See more »

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

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Lieutenant Dire: You talk to me, you son of a bitch. Now somebody's muscling in and I want to know who the FUCK it is.
Chifano: That's my bag of apples.
Lieutenant Dire: And mine.
Chifano: Bullshit! You guys celebrate downtown every time one of us gets the clap. What the FUCK do you WANT from me, Dire?
Lieutenant Dire: I want a name. I want addresses. I've got nothing.
Chifano: Then you've got what I've got. SHIT!
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The Ultimate Kosugi Ego-Fest!
14 August 1998 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

One of the most unintentionally hilarious-yet-entertaining movies to come out of the 80's (unlike Ninja 3: the Domination). Sho Kosugi indulges his passion for martial arts and making his family the centerpiece of his own movies. The only thing that redeems this movie is some truly spectacular martial arts/ninjitsu sequences. Say what you will about Kosugi - he could choreograph a fight sequence like nobody else this side of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan. Now, if we could just lose the cute Kosugi kid...


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