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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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Cho Osaki
Keith Vitali ...
Dave Hatcher
Virgil Frye ...
Lt. Dire
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Braden
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Chifano
Grace Oshita ...
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Cathy
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Kane Osaki
John LaMotta ...
Joe (as John La Motta)
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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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The second of three "Ninja" movies in the Golan-Globus Cannon ninja series. The others were Enter the Ninja (1981) and Ninja III: The Domination (1984). All three were unrelated in terms of story. Cannon also went on to make American Ninja (1985), which spawned four sequels. See more »

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The end scene when Braden as the Masked Ninja, is trying to get into Caifano's building, he sees his henchmen outside, with guns. Then all of a sudden, Braden is inside the building, how could he get inside, without the armed henchmen with guns waiting outside, seeing how he got in? See more »

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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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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Ninja Movies (2014) See more »

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Revenge of the 80's: Sho Kosugi's Cannon films!
7 November 2004 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Revenge of the Ninja (1983) was the second film in the "Ninja" series. This time Sho Kosugi is the good guy (ya!) and the Caucasians are the evil villains (Ya-ya!) Sho tangles with the mob over the usual scheme (drugs what else). The mob don't take too kindly to Japanese people but they picked the wrong guy to tangle with. Sho goes into action when his family's endangered. Using his skills in the ways of a ninja, Sho grabs his sword and stars and lays waste to the local mafia.

A better film than the first one. Although Sho Kosugi acts with all the emotion of a wooden Indian, he's one bad dude and is very credible as a hero. A fun action film filled with enough cheese and sleaze to entertaining fans of this genre. Followed by the weird and strange Ninja III: The Domination starring a very hot Lucinda Dickey!!

Recommended for Sho Kosugi fans and Cannon Film buffs. A film company that's sadly missed.

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