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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 ...
Professor 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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Action | Drama

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1 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

American Ninja 2  »

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Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,000,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Although the original film was one of Cannon's few hits, the company greatly slashed the budget for the sequel when they hit financial trouble. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, people are slashed with swords and killed, yet their clothing remains intact. See more »

Quotes

Ambassador Scruggs: What do we do now, Leo?
Leo 'The Lion' Burke: [as he runs away] Kiss my ass.
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Referenced in Colors (1988) See more »

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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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