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Ninja Academy (1989)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  20 June 1991 (Portugal)
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"Police Academy" styled film offers its laughs at the expense of students of the obvious school for ninjas.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Egan ...
Josh
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Chiba
Kelly Randall ...
Gayle
Michael David ...
Philip
Jeff Robinson ...
The Mime
Kathleen Stevens ...
Suzy
Lisa Montgomery ...
Lynn
...
George
Seth Foster ...
Adleman
Jack Freiberger ...
Claude
...
Gonzales
Al Lampkin ...
Mr. Keegan
Michael Morano ...
Taxi Driver (as Michael Moreno)
Deena Driskill ...
Phillip's Girl
Orly Benyar ...
Phillip's Girl
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"Police Academy" styled film offers its laughs at the expense of students of the obvious school for ninjas.

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Academia de Ninjas  »

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Nico Mastorakis never intended to actually direct the film, but on the second day of shooting after seeing that some of the dallies turned out to not be so great, Mastorakis fired the original director and took over as director. See more »

Quotes

The Mime: [his only line, after punching a ninja] That's one dumb son of a bitch.
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This movie is so bad it's good.
21 January 2006 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

God bless Nico is what I say. This is B-movie perfection. Stereotypes are twisted and turned every which way possible. The film is so light hearted and mad-cap that you can't help but laugh your way through.

The greatest thing about this movie is that it gleefully breaks all the rules and mocks the martial arts movie genre soundly, while not completely disrespecting it.

The level of absurdity could not be raised much higher than it was raised here in Ninja Academy. You either love it or hate it I suppose. If you like B-movies then you'll adore it. Otherwise, your taste is too refined and elite for me.


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