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Nine Deaths of the Ninja (1985)

R | | Action | April 1985 (USA)
Two anti-terrorist agents are assigned to free a busload of American schoolchildren in the Philippines who are taken hostage by terrorists.

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Emilia Crow ...
Jennifer Barnes (as Emilia Lesniak)
Blackie Dammett ...
Alby the Cruel
Regina Richardson ...
Honey Hump
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Rankin
Lisa Friedman ...
Tour Guide
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Kane
Shane Kosugi ...
Shane
Bruce Fanger ...
Dr. Wolf
Sonny Erang ...
Rahji
Aiko Cownden ...
Marisa Lee
Jennifer Crumrine ...
Amanda
Helen McNeely ...
Mrs. Garcia
Protacio Dee ...
Feng Fu
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A group of drug runners/freedom fighters has kidnapped a busload of tourists in the Philippines and is threatening to kill them all if one of their partners is not released from prison and the government doesn't halt its anti-drug policies. To stop the criminals, a trio of specialist soldiers are called in. Even with all their training, will they be able to stop the terrorists when they begin killing hostages and turning loose their squads of attack midgets? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The Ninja Master... is now The Ninja Avenger

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Referenced in Kingkoy: Ninja Komisyon (1986) See more »

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Take Me High
Music by Cecile Colayco
Lyrics by Jose Javier Reyes
Performed by Ivy Violan
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Revenge of the 80's: Starring Sho Kosugi
29 October 2003 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

9 Deaths of the Ninja (1985)is one of those guilty pleasure films. It's so bad that it's enjoyable. A fourth entry into the Ninja series (following Enter the Ninja, Revenge of the Ninja and Ninja III: The Domination). 9DOAN stars Sho Kosugi as a government agent who travels to the Philippines in order to stop a gang of terrorists.

Sho Kosugi's acting is about as good as his English and the rest of the cast makes him look like Sir Lawrence Olivier. This movie is so bad, bad in the tradition of the cheese classic Final Mission. But I enjoyed very, very much. If you like Sho Kosugi or those wacky Cannon films, then this one's for you!

Highly recommended (for all the wrong reasons).


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