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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)

R | | Action, Drama | 1 May 1987 (USA)
On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong investigates the disappearance of several marines, which leads him to The Lion, a super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sgt. Charlie McDonald
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Leo 'The Lion' Burke
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Capt. 'Wild Bill' Woodward (as Jeff Weston)
Michelle Botes ...
Alicia Sanborn
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Tojo Ken
Len Sparrowhawk ...
Pat McCarthy
Jonathan Pienaar ...
Tommy Taylor
Bill Curry ...
Inspector Singh
Dennis Folbigge ...
Sir Cloudsly Smith
Elmo Fillis ...
Toto
Ralph Draper ...
Prof. Sanborne
John Pasternack ...
Vesuvius (as John Pasternak)
Gary Ford ...
Ambassador Scruggs
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On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong investigates the disappearance of several marines, which leads him to The Lion, a super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.

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1 May 1987 (USA)  »

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American Ninja 2  »

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Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,000,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Prior to the film's release in 1987, several cuts had to be made in order to receive its "R" rating due to excessive close-ups in various fight scenes. See more »

Goofs

After Armstrong does the 180 in the black truck a ninja does a flip over the cab and into the bed. As be he flips you can tell that the truck comes to a complete stop (referenced by the tree in the background). Yet when screen changes the truck is going full speed again. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Singh: I'll see if I can find Mr. Burke for you.
Wild Bill Woodward: [referring to Sgt. Singh with a sneer] Catch that little weasel!
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Soundtracks

Tell About Mary
Written by Michael Bishop
Performed by Johnny Q.
Produced by Hunt Sales
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American Ninja II is a likable action romp that rises above it's low budget and entertains

Even better than the original. This one provides some true fun as Dudikoff and James go undercover to Probe the mystery why marines are being kidnapped turns out it involves ninjas (Like you didn't know that!) American Ninja II is a best bet for a late night action movie festival. Dudikoff and James last movie together (before Steve James sadly died in 1996) . American Ninja II is a must see for fans of the genre thanks to some humor and excellent action scenes. Steve James really steals the show as the sidekick who can handle dialog as well as action scenes. The film feels low rent but you can do a lot worse when it comes to this genre. American Ninja II is a likable action romp that rises above it's low budget and entertains.


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