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Release Date:
14 September 1984 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
He's the ultimate killer, she's the perfect weapon.
Plot:
An evil ninja attempts to avenge his death from beyond the grave, by possessing an innocent woman's body. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Ms. Dickey also looks great as a ninja See more (47 total) »

Cast

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Shô Kosugi ... Yamada

Lucinda Dickey ... Christie
Jordan Bennett ... Billy Secord
David Chung ... Black Ninja
Dale Ishimoto ... Okuda

James Hong ... 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)

Earl W. Smith ... Jefferson (as Earl Smith)
Carver Barnes ... Nicholson
Karen Petty ... Tracy

Randy Mulkey ... Thug
James Maher ... Frankel
Judy Starr ... Doctor
Cheryl Van Cleve ... Stacy
Suzanne Collins ... Patty
Rosemary Ono ... Megumi
Janet Marie Heil ... Lucy
Charly Harroway ... Chang
John Perryman ... Tom
Chris Micelli ... Pulley
Lem Cook ... Helicopter Pilot
Howard Dean ... Policeman
T.J. Castronovo ... Sergeant Cane (as Tom Castranova)

Jay Rasumny ... First Morgue Attendant
Terence Goodman ... Second Morgue Attendant
Bill Helmintoller ... Minister
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Hammond ... Policeman (uncredited)
Terry D. Seago ... Bodyguard (uncredited)

Directed by
Sam Firstenberg 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James R. Silke 

Produced by
Yoram Globus .... producer
Menahem Golan .... producer
David Womark .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Udi Harpaz 
Misha Segal 
 
Cinematography by
Hanania Baer 
 
Production Design by
Elliot Ellentuck 
 
Set Decoration by
Dian Perryman 
 
Costume Design by
Nancy Cone 
 
Makeup Department
Lilly Benyair-Gart .... makeup artist
Moni Mansano .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jon Stevens Alon .... production manager (as Jon Stevens)
Tod Scott Brody .... post-production supervisor
David Womark .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ann Cavalier .... assistant director
Sanford Hampton .... additional photography
Larry Litton .... first assistant director: second unit
David Womark .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Star Fields .... leadman
J.P. Gabriel .... set carpenter
David E. Harshbarger .... property master: reshoots
Lee Lazarow .... property master
 
Sound Department
Gary Alexander .... dialogue re-recording mixer
George Berndt .... adr editor
Ed Callahan .... sound effects editor
Monika Dorfman-Lightstone .... sound effects
Susan Dudeck .... foley editor
Stanley B. Gill .... sound recordist
Allen Hartz .... sound effects
Lloyd C. Lyman Jr. .... sound recordist
Glad Pickering .... sound editor
Efraim Reuveni .... sound effects supervisor
Jeff Rosen .... sound
Jerry Ross .... sound effects
Frank Serafine .... sound effects
Ronald L. Walker .... sound recordist
Jay Wilkinson .... sound editor
Ken Dufva .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Joe Quinlivan .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Jim Danforth .... matte artist
Jim Danforth .... matte supervisor
 
Stunts
Alan Amiel .... stunts
Ed Anders .... stunts
Rick Barker .... stunt coordinator: second unit
Vince Deadrick Jr. .... stunts
Vince Deadrick Sr. .... stunts
Robert Hammond .... stunts
Shô Kosugi .... fight choreographer
Joel Kramer .... stunts
Steven Lambert .... stunt coordinator (as Steve Lambert)
Steven Lambert .... stunts
Buck McDancer .... stunts
John Meier .... stunts (as John C. Meier)
Michael J. Sarna .... stunts
Mike Tillman .... stunts
Michael M. Vendrell .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Foreman Jr. .... still photographer
Tim Hubbard .... electrician
Marty Miller .... grip
 
Casting Department
4th Dimensions .... extras casting (unconfirmed)
 
Editorial Department
Sally Allen .... assistant editor
Ken Bornstein .... associate editor
Michael J. Duthie .... supervising editor
Mark Helfrich .... additional editor
Ellen Keneshea .... assistant editor
Omneya 'Nini' Mazen .... assistant post-production
Efraim Reuveni .... assistant editor
Justine Vacco .... apprentice picture editor
 
Music Department
Arthur Kempel .... orchestrator
 
Other crew
Dennis Bertolli .... production assistant
Christopher Daly .... production assistant
Ann Job .... script supervisor
Mikio Sankey .... weapons: ninja
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ninja 3: The Domination" - Europe (English title) (video title)
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Runtime:
92 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 (2006) (uncut) (TV rating) (self applied) | Finland:K-18 (1986) (heavily cut) | Finland:(Banned) (1986) (original rating) | France:12 | Iceland:16 | Norway:18 (video premiere) | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:18 (nf)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The Kuji-Kiri are the Ninja's Nine Levels of Power. They are 1. Rin - Strength of mind and body. 2. Kyo - Direction of energy. 3. Toh - Harmony with the universe. 4. Sha - Healing of self and others. 5. Kai - Premonition of danger. 6. Jin - Knowing the thoughts of others. 7. Retsu - Mastery of time and space. 8. Zai - Control of the elements of nature. and 9. Zen - Enlightenment.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the scene where Christie crushes a pool ball, it's obvious that the ball is a shell filled with white powder and not a solid ball.See more »
Quotes:
Christie:For your information Billy, I don't believe in demons, ghosts, spirits, or any of that kind of stuff.
Secord:Well neither do I, but when you black out we don't know what you believe in do we?
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What Kind Of Boy Is This?See more »

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16 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Ms. Dickey also looks great as a ninja, 24 August 2002

Christie (Lucinda Dickey) is a cute and buff telephone maintenance gal who also teaches an aerobics class on the side. She stumbles upon a dying ninja assassin, who gives her his sword and manages to transfer his spirit into her. The evil spirit awakens in her and she goes on a killing spree, taking out all of the cops that killed his original body. All except for one totally annoying jerk that Christie has inexplicably fallen for (after blowing him off several times, she has a change of heart and seduces him by invitingly pouring a can of V8 down her shirt). Sho Kosugi arrives from Japan as the sworn enemy of the evil ninja, and it's his job to exorcise the foul demon out of poor Christie and send it into oblivion. Much of the film is painful to watch, as it's drenched in god-awful 1980's pseudo-pop music, embarrassing aerobics and dance sequences, and of course, the irritating cop boyfriend. But, the ninja fight scenes are palatable and even enjoyable, and Sho's form and execution is great. He alone saves the film in the last twenty minutes and qualifies it as my favorite Sho Kosugi film to date. Ms. Dickey also looks great as a ninja, and does a surprisingly good job with the material she has to work with, bouncing between tough bitch, sexy bimbo, telephone worker, aerobics instructor, bad-ass ninja, and demon possessed monster. She handles her fight scenes well, even though she's heavily doubled with male stuntmen. Fun, lightweight martial arts action fare.



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