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American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)

Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Bradley ...
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The Cobra
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Chan Lee (as Michele Chan)
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Gen. Andreas
Calvin Jung ...
Izumo
Adrienne Pierce ...
Minister's Secretary (as Adrienne Pearce)
Evan J. Klisser ...
Dexter (as Ivan J. Klisser)
Grant Preston ...
Minister of Interior
Mike Huff ...
Dr. Holger
Alan Swerdlow ...
Police Captain
Thapelo Mofokeng ...
Police Sergeant
Eckard Rabe ...
Sean's Father
Stephen Webber ...
Young Sean
Kevin Friedlander ...
Martial Artist
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Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ninjas. Written by Albert valentin <alby03@yahoo.com>

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Evil with no cure. A warrior with no fear. See more »

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Action | Drama

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24 February 1989 (USA)  »

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American Ninja 3  »

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$902,152 (USA)
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Trivia

Michael Dudikoff turned down the lead role in this film for several reasons, among them being the fact that he didn't want to get burned out on martial-arts movies and didn't want to go back to South Africa--where American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987) was made--as he was firmly against the apartheid movement and government in that country. He returned for the fourth "American Ninja" entry because it was to be filmed in the nearby African country of Lesotho. See more »

Goofs

When the Cobra is knocked down the first time, the back of his pants is wet, as if he has sat down on something wet. 30 seconds later, the first wet spot is gone and he instead has two new spots on the back of his legs. See more »

Quotes

Curtis Jackson: It's time for action. Let's go!
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Referenced in Movie Nights: American Ninja 4 (2011) See more »

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The Cobra Strikes
Written by George S. Clinton
Performed by George S. Clinton and Lisa Kauppi
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Different star, same old action!
1 September 2005 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

This sequel is slightly different from the other two movies. The star in this movie is David Bradley. What happened to Michael Dudikoff? Well that's not the problem there. The only person I know is Steve James; Curtis "Powerhouse" Jackson. Everyone including the young fighter who has some fire in him. I liked it when he deflects the ninja's action with an oar, and decks him with a crescent kick. Jackson grabs one of the ninjas and drops him on his knee and delivers an elbow strike to the chest. Kind of like a power-breaking feat. Sean(Bradley) was drugged at one point, and the lady ninja, teaches him mind of matter, which he uses at the end. The bad parts are which the ninja and the young guy was killed, the kid tried to catch the arrows, a little too late. The bright spots is when Jackson had the dual-bladed sword and slices one ninja, and orders him to "DIE!" on Jackson command. It was Steve James last AN movie, at least he'll be remembered as Curtis "Powerhouse" Jackson. RIP Steve James, you're the man!


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