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Ninja III: The Domination (1984)

R  |   |  Action, Horror  |  14 September 1984 (USA)
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An evil ninja attempts to avenge his death from beyond the grave, by possessing an innocent woman's body.

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Yamada
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Christie
Jordan Bennett ...
Billy Secord
David Chung ...
Black Ninja
Dale Ishimoto ...
Okuda
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Miyashima
Bob Craig ...
Netherland
Pamela Ness ...
Alana
Roy Padilla ...
Winslow
Moe Mosley ...
Pickwick
John LaMotta ...
Case
Ron Foster ...
Jiminez
Steven Lambert ...
Pilot (as Steve Lambert)
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Jefferson (as Earl Smith)
Carver Barnes ...
Nicholson
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Storyline

The body of a sexy aerobics instructor is invaded by the evil spirit of a dying ninja. At first, changes in her behavior is limited to having strange interactions with an arcade game, doing sexy things with V8 juice, and being attracted to an unusually hairy police officer. But soon enough, she's systematically killing, ninja-style, the officers responsible for the ninja's death, and can only be stopped by another ninja! Written by Brian J. Wright <bjwright@acs.ucalgary.ca>

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He's the ultimate killer, she's the perfect weapon.

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Action | Horror

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14 September 1984 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Shô Kosugi is an actual Ninpo practitioner and was also the movie's technical advisor and fight co-choreographer. Kosugi starred in numerous other 1980s ninja movies and appeared in each of the films in Golan-Globus' Cannon "Ninja" series but playing different characters. See more »

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Holes created by the Ninja stabbing through police car roof. See more »

Quotes

Miyashima: There is one thing.
Secord: What?
Miyashima: In the Iga region in Japan, there is one power that can destroy him.
Secord: Japan?
Miyashima: Only a ninja... can destroy a ninja.
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Performed by Leza Miller
Music and lyrics by David Powell (as Dave Powell)
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Just Great
31 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the many Golan - Globus made movie. They had series of low budget movies that were pretty entertaining. This is one of it.

For almost no reason at all (At least it's not explained in the movie), a guy comes into a cave looking for a hidden sword. He finds it, and the sword transforms him into a super ninja. He then goes out to a golf course, and kills a couple (Again it's not explained who they were) and gets chased by the cops. Cops shoots him with guns and shot guns, but the ninja guy doesn't die (Again no reason). Then he escapes, and meets a girl (Lucinda Dicky). Then a strange thing happens: The spirit of the sword transfers to the girl, and now the girl becomes the super ninja. Then the possessed girl goes out on the revenge on people that shot the first ninja guy. Now enter Sho Kosugi. He's a ninja too, and seems to know all about what's going on, and shows up at key locations (Again for no reason explained). How would they save the girl from the ninja possession ?

This is movie that's purely made for entertainment. As you can see, the premise of the story suddenly happens, and then just keeps going without any explanation, but you don't care because of Lucinda's physical charm. She's the most beef cake actress I've ever seen. Other supporting actors are pretty good. Whatever the reason, the producers knew what they were doing, because this is an entertaining movie.

It's a good movie, and is recommended for viewing.


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