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Miami Connection (1987)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Crime  |  18 August 1988 (USA)
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A martial arts rock band goes up against a band of motorcycle ninjas who have tightened their grip on Florida's narcotics trade.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Y.K. Kim ...
Mark
Vincent Hirsch ...
John
Joseph Diamand ...
Jack (as Joseph Diamond)
Maurice Smith ...
Jim
Angelo Janotti ...
Tom
Kathy Collier ...
Jane
William Ergle ...
Jeff
Si Y Jo ...
Yashito (as Siyung Jo)
Woo-sang Park ...
Uncle Song (as Richard Park)
William P. Young ...
Club owner (as Willliam Young)
Joy Sharpe ...
Club Owner's Girlfriend
William Whitacre ...
Music Store Owner (scenes deleted)
John Leeson ...
Professor #1
Sue Jacotta ...
Professor #2 (credit only)
William Hollingsed ...
Deputy Sheriff
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Storyline

The year is 1987. Motorcycle ninjas tighten their grip on Florida's narcotics trade, viciously annihilating anyone who dares move in on their turf. Multi-national martial arts rock band Dragon Sound have had enough, and embark on a roundhouse wreck-wave of crime-crushing justice. When not chasing beach bunnies or performing their hit song "Against the Ninja," Mark (taekwondo master/inspirational speaker Y.K. Kim) and the boys are kicking and chopping at the drug world's smelliest underbelly. It'll take every ounce of their blood and courage, but Dragon Sound can't stop until they've completely destroyed the dealers, the drunk bikers, the kill-crazy ninjas, the middle-aged thugs, the "stupid cocaine"...and the entire MIAMI CONNECTION!!! Written by MiamiConnection

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18 August 1988 (USA)  »

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Against the Ninja  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Y.K. Kim was so popular in Orlando, Florida that the local government and law enforcement allowed him to film anywhere in the city without permits. See more »

Goofs

The actor who plays Jim's father is not the same man in the picture with the letter that Jim received about his father. See more »

Quotes

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I Love You
Lyrics and Music by Rick Hartzog
Vocals, Guitar, Lead Guitar by Lloyd Sharpe
Produced by William P. Young
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Terrible film, but I like it
12 September 2014 | by (Birkenhead United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

(51%) A crazy, 80's to the limit, Warriors/Streets of fire/biker movie/Godfry Ho style mess, filled with awful writing and laughable performers from actors that really should never feature in front of camera with more than one line each. On a plus side some of the action sequences are quite good, and the direction does draw out some nice shots from time to time, plus it's very simple fun. Anyone with any affection for 80's cheese that can see past the quite major problems (acting/writing/editing/quite terrible rock music sequences) will likely enjoy at least some of what this has to offer, while others should stay away.


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