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Ghost Warrior (1984)

R | | Action, Sci-Fi | March 1986 (USA)
A deep-frozen 400-year-old samurai is shipped to Los Angeles, where he comes back to life.

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Hiroshi Fujioka ...
Yoshimitsu
John Calvin ...
Doctor Alan Richards
Janet Julian ...
Charles Lampkin ...
Willie Walsh
Frank Schuller ...
Detective Berger
Bill Morey ...
Doctor Carl Anderson
Andy Wood ...
Doctor Pete Denza
Robert Kino ...
Professor Takagi
Joan Foley ...
Ellie West
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Johnny Tooth
Mieko Kobayashi ...
Chidori
Toshishiro Obata ...
Japanese Officer (as Toshiji Obata)
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Boy Skier
Lynn Kuratomi ...
Girl Skier
Chris Caputo ...
Tom Jenks
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A deep-frozen 400-year-old samurai is shipped to Los Angeles, where he comes back to life.

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Frozen in ice for over 300 years a deadly samurai warrior . . . lives again! See more »

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Nearly awful
14 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A moderately interesting start, some pretty scenes in sixteenth-century Japan, and a promising idea. But the execution? The comparison that springs to mind after about fifteen minutes is "Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death." Really. A specialist in "Oriental history" who doesn't speak any Japanese, walks on tatami without removing her shoes, and is generally dumb as celery? Please. This looks like a student film: the sets are risible, the acting (except, perhaps, for the title character) close to wooden, the plot utterly arbitrary. At least "Cannibal Women" was funny! This is best watched with someone who knows something about Japan, just to watch disbelief repeatedly crawl across their face.


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