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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 ...
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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Ninja II  »

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The name of the art gallery was "CHO Oriental Art". See more »

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During the van chase, the Indian is seen driving the van. When Cho jumps of the roof, he can be seen in the passenger's seat. After Cho lands on the roof he is back in the driver's seat. See more »

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Cathy: I just want you to teach me the way
Cho Osaki: Well, if you wanna work out, you forgot your pants!
Cathy: Do you really think I forgot?
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Referenced in Acropolis Now: The Proxy Blues (1989) See more »

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A classic
28 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Revenge Of The Ninja is a classic 80's ninja movie, I grew up watching this movie and other crap ninja movies and I would always come back to this one. You always knew when you rented an action movie which started with the Cannon logo on screen or was a ' Golan / Globus production ' you were going to be entertained. Yes, the acting is dreadful and the plot could have been written by a 14 year old, but its entertaining. The fight scenes at the time were amazing, baring in mind that action flicks back then did not rely on CGI effects. The action was also fairly brutal, as far as I am aware all UK VHS versions were heavily cut as the film was released around the same time the BBFC appeared and were censor happy on anything involving ninja stars and nunchakus etc. I can understand why someone watching it now who has never seen it before would find the film 100% crapola, but if you remember this film fondly from your childhood then make sure you watch it now, its just as good now as it was back then. Make sure you get your hands on the region 1 DVD version as it is uncut and has a good few extra minutes of violent action which was snipped from the uk video versions.


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