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L.A. Streetfighters (1985)
"Los Angeles Streetfighter" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  March 1986 (USA)
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A Korean immigrant in L.A. encounters difficulties when he refuses to join the all-Korean gang in his highschool.

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(screenplay) (as Simon Blake Hong) , (story) (as Simon Blake Hong) , 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jun Chong ...
Young
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Tony
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Chan
Rosanna King ...
Lily
Bill Wallace ...
Kruger
Ken Nagayama ...
Yoshida
Frank Marmolejo ...
Frank
Dorin Mukama ...
Darren
...
Mark
Gina S. Im ...
Young's Mother
Toma Gjokaj ...
Syndicate Boss
Arlene Montano ...
Chan's girlfriend
Hila Popaj ...
Young's Mother's Boyfriend
Leena Parkveermonsky ...
Rich Girl
Igor Sheriman ...
Rich Guy
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Storyline

Tony is the new kid at school. He befriend gang leader Young, whose top rival is Chan. Tony is also dating Chan's sister, Lily. When Young and Tony are hired as personal security, they head to a private party run by a drug dealer. When Young steals the money from the dealer, two hitmen arrive and torture his gang. Young must fight them off but also face the wrath of Chan. Tony must help his new friend before it's too late. Written by Ninja01

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gang | friend | security | school | money | See All (94) »

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Forced to become deadly warriors...Just to survive

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Action | Drama

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L.A. Street Fighter  »

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Quotes

Yoshida: Let me introduce myself. I'm from Osaka. Name is Mr. Ken. With this, I have killed two people. I'm the best hitman from Japan. It will be my pleasure to kill for you.
Kruger: I don't need this bullshit introduction. My name is Kruger from New York. You know my reputation. Just tell me who you want and he'll be mine.
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Never Run, Never Hide
Composed and Arranged by Charley Pavlosky and Gary Falcone
Performed by Marvin Dexter Moore
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I only wish I could have directed this film!!!!
24 February 2003 | by (Macon,GA) – See all my reviews

DANIEL MANIA! COMMENT

I thought that Ninja Turf could have been done alot better. Personally I would have worked on the cinematics because you could barely see the fight scenes and I also would have done the entire ending to this film differently. For one thing I would have had the rival gangs join forces with the drug dealers and have the main characters fight them all in the same building floor by floor. I also would have made it a lot more bloodier and made the choreography a lot more furious,complicated,wild and sophisticated. I gave this film a 7/10 because it could have been so much better and it was poorly written.


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