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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)

 -  Action | Drama  -  1 May 1987 (USA)
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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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Sgt. Charlie McDonald
Gary Conway ...
Leo 'The Lion' Burke
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Capt. 'Wild Bill' Woodward (as Jeff Weston)
Michelle Botes ...
Alicia Sanborn
Mike Stone ...
Tojo Ken
Len Sparrowhawk ...
Pat McCarthy
Jonathan Pienaar ...
Tommy Taylor
Bill Curry ...
Inspector Singh
Dennis Folbigge ...
Sir Cloudsly Smith
Elmo Fillis ...
Toto
Ralph Draper ...
Professor Sanborne
John Pasternack ...
Vesuvius (as John Pasternak)
Gary Ford ...
Ambassador Scruggs
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Storyline

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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warrior | island | ninja | kendo | fight | See more »

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Action | Drama

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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Tojo Ken fights his men to show his skills, he kills one by throwing a knife into his neck immediately after stabbing a ninja in the gut with the same knife. If observed, it is obvious that in the pan from the first ninja to the second during the throwing of the knife, there is no knife being thrown (just a fast pan to misdirect), and the ninja that the camera cuts to already has the knife prop attached to his neck. As in earlier scenes, sound effects are used to give the illusion of a "landing." See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Charlie McDonald: [to a woman at the bar] How about lunch?
[she smashes a bottle on his head]
Sergeant Charlie McDonald: ...I guess this means lunch is out of the question.
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Classic Bad Ninja Flick
15 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Yeah if your a true movie fan and like only fine cinema it does suck but if you love bad action movies for the sheer comedic value this is it. This is by far the best AN movie in this god awful series. You get some classic one liners out of Steve James (who is the real star of this movie), The Dude (Mikael Dudikoff) kicking people half way across the screen. What makes this movie is the bar room scene nearing the end of the film, this is where James shines he combines a bad-a$$ fighting technique and great one liners at the same time. Granted he was fighting petty thugs but its a gem. If your planning a bad movie night i do suggest getting this.


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