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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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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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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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Den sorte ninja  »

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Trivia

The monks at the temple were played by martial arts students. Moreover, the long shots of the temple were done with a matte painting. See more »

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In the helicopter, the Black Ninja kicks the pilot unconscious, but leaves him in the helicopter. The cop behind him says, "Hold on, I'll go and get him." In the next shot, the pilot has disappeared. 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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Follows Revenge of the Ninja (1983) See more »

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Performed by Sally Zapula
Music and lyrics by David Powell (as Dave Powell)
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real ultimate power
8 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are few movies that have the massive amount of non stop ninja action as Ninja III: the Domination. This is a story of love, redemption and revenge, however, this is mainly a story about flipping out and killing people for no reason at all. If you've been searching for a movie where a ninja goes absolutely nuts and takes all kinds of people to their graves just because he's a ninja and he can do it, this is the movie for you. I can't think of any movies to compare this to, because no movie is this awesome. Wait, oh, have you ever seen the thing with two heads? There is a part in that where the titular thing is riding around on a motorcycle and about a million cop cars are chasing it/them around, but they keep crashing and what not BECAUSE YOU CAN'T CATCH THE THING WITH TWO HEADS!!! Well, that is kind of what Ninja III is like. I highly recommend this film especially if you like the following things: Ninjas, swords, Lucinda Dickie from Breakin' and Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo, video games about being a bouncer in a bar, ambiguous and underdeveloped love stories or "good" ninjas.


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