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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jordan Bennett ...
Billy Secord
David Chung ...
Black Ninja
Dale Ishimoto ...
Bob Craig ...
Pamela Ness ...
Roy Padilla ...
Moe Mosley ...
John LaMotta ...
Ron Foster ...
Steven Lambert ...
Pilot (as Steve Lambert)
Jefferson (as Earl Smith)
Carver Barnes ...


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 <>

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


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14 September 1984 (USA)  »

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Den sorte ninja  »

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Good Ninja Flick
3 October 2004 | by (Austin,Tx) – See all my reviews

Excellent plot line makes this movie one of the classic, cult ninja flicks of all time. The plot being that this woman's soul is possessed by an evil ninja spirit. I mean to be honest if i could obtain ninja ability through possession I would. Furthermore, for being in the 80's and such the fact that the ninja aspect was far greater in this particular decade is evident and despite all that, Ninja 3 The Domination manages to keep it original from the American Ninja cookie cutter molds that plagued the 80's for so long. This chick is definitely Michael Dudikoff on steroids.... I mean the first American ninja was great but let's get real folks it has nothing on Ninja 3

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